April 10 2018
While local school boards, Parent Teacher Associations, and most recently the Trump administration weigh in on food served in schools, the dialogue around flavored milk is more multifaceted than in years...
April 3 2018
At a recent meeting, I got into a great discussion with some industry members, both producers and supporters, about gene editing
Feb. 26 2018
McDonald’s recently generated headlines for the announcement that it is removing chocolate milk and cheeseburgers from its Happy Meal menu boards in the U.S
Feb. 19 2018
Nina Teicholz presented the Hoard's Dairyman webinar, "Animal fats: separating fact from fiction."
Feb. 16 2018
“Animal fats: separating fact from fiction"presented by Nina Teicholz, New York Times best-selling author of The Big Fat Surprise
Feb. 10 2018
The genomic era not only has revealed a great deal about an animal’s genetic makeup from a DNA sample at birth, this in-depth study of the genome has allowed us to accelerate genetic progress. Aside
Jan. 22 2018
While GMO (genetically modified organism) feeds continue to garner attention from some food retailers and consumers, there are a number of other common dairy farm practices that have gained some attention
Dec. 11 2017
Those who are anti-animal agriculture would like us to believe a planet without livestock production would be a better place in terms of greenhouse gas emissions
Nov. 6 2017
Science has unearthed another strike against dairy beverage alternatives
Nov. 3 2017
A recent article appeared in the New York Post about a farmer that lost his life when his cow rammed him against the fence
Oct. 23 2017
The milk suppliers of Ben & Jerry’s will be entering into a contract that requires them to meet defined goals in the treatment and management of their employees
Oct. 16 2017
U.S. cheese consumption reached a record 36.6 pounds per capita. That means every American is drinking 366 pounds of fluid milk in the form of cheese
Oct. 16 2017
Ice cream company Ben & Jerry’s signed an agreement earlier this month with a farmworkers’ group that established labor standards for its supplying farms.
Oct. 16 2017
The proportion of Holstein-type animals going through U.S. beef processing plants has almost quadrupled the last five years
Oct. 16 2017
Dairy farmers have more bacteria in their nose and mouth, potentially correlated with better disease resistance
Oct. 2 2017
It’s no secret that fluid milk consumption has been on the decline while milk imposters crowd the dairy aisle. The good news, though, is that milk is still America’s top dairy beverage pick
Oct. 2 2017
On August 14, the Texas Department of State Health Services (Texas DSHS) issued a Brucellosis Health Alert. A female patient had been diagnosed with brucellosis and hospitalized
Sept. 25 2017
Katie grinstead founded the Fond du Lac County Fair Ag Birthing Center in 2014, which draws an annual crowd of 20,000 attendees.The majority of today’s food conversations are among consumers who...