May 6 2015
Sandwich artists get creative with dairy products
April 21 2015
Cheese and other fermented dairy products may play an active role in a heart-healthy diet
Oct. 20 2014
Accounting for 15 to 17 percent of all U.S. dairy production in recent years, dairy product exports have been rightfully grabbing headlines as of late. So, too, should cheese and yogurt as they have been...
Sept. 8 2014
John Umhoefer of the Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association (WCMA) recently assembled the first-of-its kind list of the nation's top natural cheese processors. In making the list, the WCMA executive director...
May 5 2014
Wisconsin is known for its cheese. In fact, a good friend of mine just told me last week "a Wisconsin-style pub just opened" near her apartment in New York City. It's serving "Sheboygan bratwurst, fried...
April 10 2014
Farm milk prices and margins were surprisingly strong this past winter. As we head into spring, prices may weaken, as they often do, as milk production marches toward its seasonal peak. Even so, prices...
April 9 2014
April is National Grilled Cheese Month. Just the thought of warm melting cheese on hot buttered toast stimulates the taste buds. Delighted customers foster the continued consumption of dairy products....
March 24 2014
Over the past 12 years, the milk produced by cows and sent to plants in the Pacific Northwest Federal Milk Marketing Order has become significantly higher in components. As a result, that milk with higher...
Dec. 23 2013
Food will prove to be among the most hotly debated issues in a new trade agreement between the United States and European Union (EU). In mid-December, the third round of negotiations took place in Washington...
Dec. 2 2013
Even though Europeans eat four more pounds of cheese than Americans each year, there is wide variation in individual consumption across the continent. Americans have developed a tremendous taste for cheese...
March 27 2013
Members, delegates, directors and employees of the Associated Milk Producers Cooperative met in Bloomington, Minn., for its annual meeting on March 25 and 26
Nov. 29 2012
When push comes to shove, U.S. consumers are more willing to give up milk as prices rise than any other beverage on the market, noted Mike North a senior hedge consultant with First Capitol Ag, at the...
Jan. 10 2012
Add sodium to the growing list of ingredients and foods that are responsible for obesity, poor heart health, and a whole host of ailments. At least that is what some health professionals would like us...
Nov. 28 2011
In the U.S. it's 32 pounds. You've probably heard the phrase many times: "Anything times 1.34 billion is a very big number." It's referring, of course, to the population of China. The point it makes is...