UW Madison, Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association receive $6.13 million to help dairy farmers amid the pandemic

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - The University of Wisconsin- Madison and Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association received $6.13 million to help dairy farmers amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced the award to continue to support the Dairy Business Innovation Alliance (DBIA), according to a news release. Wisconsin Sen. Tammy Baldwin authored the bill to created the DBIA and helped to pass it in 2018.

The program will provide funding to further market research, product development and training workshops in the dairy industry. It will also distribute over $3.4 million in grants to dairy farm and processing businesses...

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Ken Notes: Lets hope we focus on those who need support most, not those who have the loudest voice.



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