DFA Grazing video series explains how to manage your pasture
Learn how to best manage your grazing pasture in this short video featuring DFA Grazing consultant Mike Lamborn. The video is part of a seven-part series entitled Grazing 101, and offers simple hints and best practices that can help you manage your pasture.

Health insurance deadline extended in some states
The health insurance open enrollment deadline has been extended in several states. For more information about how you can enroll for health insurance, visit www.dfa-insurance.com.

Mooney receives Director of the Year award
DFA Board Chairman Randy Mooney has been named 2014 Director of the Year by the National Council of Farmer Cooperatives (NCFC). He received the award at NCFC’s annual meeting in San Diego, Calif., on February 12. The award recognizes the outstanding achievements of a farmer cooperative director who takes the lead to help their board of directors make decisions vital to their cooperative. Mooney has been on the DFA Board of Directors since DFA was formed in 1998 and was elected chairman in 2009.

DCHA calls for annual scholarship program applications
The Dairy Calf and Heifer Association (DCHA) is now accepting applications for its annual scholarship program. The goal of this long-standing program is to invest in the future of the dairy industry by offering scholastic support to outstanding agriculture-focused students. Applications are due by Friday, February 20. Click here for more information.

Grassroots on display in Resolutions process
DFA's farmer-leaders provide strength and influence in the dairy industry and the Cooperative's policy on a daily basis. Read a DFA Leader blog from Board member, Jerrel Heatwole, on how being a leader in public policy efforts can make lasting, positive impacts on DFA's members.