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
Dec. 17 2020
Tours and on-farm events are awesome ways to educate consumers about dairy farming and the nutrition dairy products can provide
Dec. 14 2020
I asked several dairy farmers who are successful in connecting with consumers through social media
Dec. 14 2020
From making Swiss cheese in copper kettles as a teenager to owning a specialty cheese factory, my lifelong career in Wisconsin's dairy industry has taught unforgettable lessons
Dec. 11 2020
I’ve had the same sticker on the back window of my now-rusted-out Pontiac G6 for 10 years
Nov. 23 2020
TikTok is controversial, but one thing that it isn't lacking is attention, particularly from young consumers
Nov. 17 2020
In my last blog, I shared insights from the Animal Agriculture Alliance’s report from the virtual Farmed Animal Conference E-Summit (FACES) hosted during the summer