April 19 2021
If you use social media to promote your farm, are you making yourself a target for activists?
April 15 2021
Innovation and research are two of the most important keys to future success of dairy sales. As such, the industry invests heavily in research and development to secure markets of the future
April 14 2021
Their concerns with dairy milk confirm the industry’s challenge for fluid milk, and the results suggest focusing on messaging about milk processing, environmental initiatives, and health benefits...
April 5 2021
The national dairy farmer checkoff was established to grow demand for milk, cheese, and other dairy foods and ingredients through research and promotion
March 22 2021
U.S. cheesemakers experienced a similar breakthrough at the 2019 World Cheese Awards when our cheesemakers claimed 131 medals. But our disruptive moment came when — for the first time — a U.S....
Feb. 25 2021
Introduced more than 40 years ago, the REAL Seal has become one of the most widely recognized label identification programs in the food industry
Feb. 22 2021
I believe that education is the nucleus of the specialty cheese market. It is a world that is still surrounded by an air of mystery, and in fact, somewhat intimidating to many people
Feb. 12 2021
February is one of my all-time favorite months of the year. Valentine’s Day is just around the corner
Feb. 8 2021
Tara Vander Dussen, also known as the New Mexico Milkmaid, understands that people need to feel comfortable if they are going to ask a question of a dairy farmer
Feb. 3 2021
I was being interviewed the other day prior to a workshop, and the interviewer asked me what I did for work and in what ways I was involved
Feb. 1 2021
When will you be ready to go out to a restaurant with a group of family or friends to celebrate that birthday, anniversary, or big event?
Jan. 13 2021
It’s no secret that more and more farmers are feeling the call to share their lives on social media. As one of those farmers, I say it’s a calling that you eventually can’t ignore
Jan. 12 2021
For most people, January is considered a fresh start. Belongings are often organized and purged to make room for the new, nutrition is top of mind after indulging in holiday treats, and many consider improving...
Jan. 11 2021
A bowl of cereal topped with milk has been a quick and healthy breakfast option for decades. While it was once an extremely common way to start the day, the popularity of cereal has dipped in more recent...
Jan. 11 2021
Do you know TDF Honest Farming, also known as Oregon dairy farmer Derrick Josi? If not, you should definitely check out his Facebook and
Jan. 4 2021
If one of your resolutions for 2021 is to take better care of your mind, you have a tasty option: eat more cheese
Dec. 24 2020
With social media being both more impactful and controversial than ever, dairy producers collectively share even more responsibility for keeping up their social license
Dec. 21 2020
When Jacki Moegenburg was a junior at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, she worked with one of her professors to put together a business plan for an agritourism venture on her family’s dairy...
Dec. 17 2020
For me, social media and blogging has been both a blessing and a struggle. To be honest, sometimes lately it’s more of the latter