FARM Farmer Advisory Council
The Farmer Advisory Council is made up of dedicated dairy farmers who provide guidance and input for consideration in FARM’s ongoing and future development. Members work to champion FARM within other organizations, communities and throughout the industry.
Animal Care Task Force
The Animal Care Task Force comprises dairy farmers, the Farmer Advisory Council chairperson and vice chairperson, animal welfare scientists, veterinarians, and cooperative and processor staff members. The Animal Care Task Force reviews the latest research and aggregated FARM Animal Care Program data and provides recommendations to the NMPF Animal Health & Well-Being Committee and NMPF Board of Directors.
NMPF Animal Health and Wellbeing Committee
Members of the Animal Health & Well-Being Committee are appointed by National Milk Producers Federation member cooperatives. The committee coordinates NMPF’s participation in animal health contingencies, including development of animal health research priorities, and provides oversight for the FARM Animal Care Program.