In the News: 11.13.2017

DFA Celebrates Grand Opening of Dairy Ingredients Plant

High Plains Journal

On November 10, 2017, members of the McCarthy Kansas City team joined Dairy Farmers of America (DFA), a national dairy cooperative owned by family farmers, to celebrate the opening of DFA Garden City. McCarthy served as general contractor for the state-of-the-art, 214,000 square-foot dairy ingredients plant located in Southwest Kansas.

The plant, which has brought 66 new jobs to the area, produces whole and skim milk powder, nonfat dry milk powder and cream, and receives approximately four million pounds of milk per day from regional farms. DFA Garden City is a partnership between DFA and 12 of its member farms in Southwest Kansas. It will help support the industry’s continued growth in the region, as well as meet rising demand for U.S. dairy both domestically and globally.

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