Dairy program receives federal funding

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin and the USDA announced an $80 million investment in Dairy Business Innovation (DBI) initiatives for dairy producers through American Rescue Plan funds. Funding is being awarded to four current DBI initiatives, including $20 million for Wisconsin’s Dairy Business Innovation Alliance led by Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association and the Center for Dairy Research at the University of WisconsinMadison. Senator Baldwin authored the bill creating the DBI program, which was passed in 2018.