Feb. 5 2024
June 12, 2023: a day of glory. Or, if you’re like me — an educator trying to make numbers and literature somehow more appealing than a mysterious purple ice cream treat — a day of horror
Nov. 30 2023
It likely seems odd to many of us to eat a bowlful of macaroni and cheese that doesn’t feature at least one form of real dairy cheese, but a major food company will soon be putting such a product...
Nov. 22 2023
Happy Thanksgiving! We hope you can enjoy some sort of Thanksgiving meal tomorrow. If you were the one shopping for ingredients to prepare food for the holiday, you likely kept a close eye on prices
Nov. 20 2023
Dairy product nutrition education has long emphasized the benefits milk’s essential nutrients provide for the body
Nov. 15 2023
Federal dietary guidelines are not always factored in when individual people make diet choices for themselves or their family
Nov. 1 2023
Animals are great hosts for spreading certain germs that lead to zoonotic enteric diseases – diseases that you may be familiar with affecting the digestive system
Sept. 6 2023
I can’t even begin to tell you how many times I’ve seen or heard a farmer call a consumer stupid. At first, it makes me cringe because it’s just kind of mean. I mean, name-calling? Really?...
Aug. 31 2023
For dairy and many other food categories, a lot of attention is placed on the needs and wants of Generation Z, or Gen Z. This group of young people born between the late 1990s and the early 2010s represents...
July 3 2023
When presented with a problem, we look for a solution. It is human nature to want an answer, but sometimes it is not always easy to find one
May 22 2023
Striving to analyze and understand milk price changes, much less projecting future behavior, is an ever-changing exercise
May 15 2023
Food is the most basic of human needs, and for generations, farmers have filled that need for nourishment
May 11 2023
It doesn’t take much online searching these days to find someone or something proclaiming that our food system is “broken” and drastic changes are needed to fix it
March 22 2023
My simple answer to the question posed in the title is a resounding yes. Why? Because whether we like it or not, we’re in the business of selling a product
Oct. 19 2022
Students are an important part of telling our agriculture story
Oct. 17 2022
If your local store is low on dairy products, take the time to say something – they may thank you
Oct. 3 2022
The COVID-19 pandemic changed many consumer behaviors, and perhaps one of the most striking is the turn toward online grocery shopping
Sept. 19 2022
The role agriculture can play in sustainability is influenced by consumer confidence and their acceptance of our food system and modern farming practices
Aug. 8 2022
Are we in a period of across-the-board price increases?Dumb question, right?How about the question, “How much are prices increasing?
Aug. 1 2022
Take a couple of advocating tips with you to the fair this summer
Aug. 1 2022
Consumers of goods — a group that includes all Americans — are paying more for everything right now. The Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose another 1.3% in June after climbing 1% in May