Industry News | 3-11-2019

DCI Attending National Professional Agricultural Student Organization Conference

On Friday March 15th, 2019, DCI will welcome more than 600 students to visit our exhibit at this year's NPAS Conference Job Fair in Loveland, Colorado. Steve Sloan, Director of Business Development will be on hand to congratulate students on their collegiate successes, answer questions and share the story and advantages of being a DCI contractor. This year's 39th NPAS Conference will be held March 13-16 in Loveland, CO. On Friday March 15th, 2019, DCI will welcome more than 600 students to visit our exhibit at this year's NPAS Conference Job Fair in Loveland, Colorado. Steve Sloan, Director of Business Development will be on hand to congratulate students on their collegiate successes, answer questions and share the story and advantages of being a DCI contractor. This year's 39th NPAS Conference will be held March 13-16 in Loveland, CO.

DCI is extremley pleased to be a sponsor of this event which showcases a one-of-a-kind national collegiate-level competition-style learning model. The NPAS Conferenence gives students the practical and hands-on development opportunities essential for career success. For nearly forty years, PAS has been developing two and four-year college-level professional agriculture students for the workplace through participation in employment experience programs, skill-set development, network opportunities, and organizational activities. The mission of the PAS is to provide individual growth, leadership and career preparation opportunities for professional agriculture students.
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President Signs Bipartisan PRIA Into Law

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New Dairy Programs Help With Risk Management in Tough Industry

Dairy producers will have some risk management opportunities under the provisions of the new Farm Bill.Dairy producers will have some risk management opportunities under the provisions of the new Farm Bill.Joe Horner, a University of Missouri Extension dairy and beef specialist, says the final rules are still being written, but the indications so far are that the programs will be much more helpful than the Margin Protection Program (MPP) was under the previous Farm Bill.
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