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National-Scale Project Examines Dairy’s Greenhouse Gas Footprint

Across eight states, dairy farms are participating in the Dairy Soil and Water Regeneration Project to determine dairy farms’ greenhouse gas footprint. Dairy Stream host Mike Austin talked with Mara Cloutier, a Ph.D in soil science and biogeochemistry with the Soil Health Institute, and Lee Kinnard, dairy farmer of Kinnard Farms in Casco, Wis. They discussed carbon…

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Episode 17 – Why Is The Dairy Checkoff Involved In Sustainability?

Tune in with our dairy farmer hosts, Missouri’s Alex Peterson and Virginia’s Joanna Shipp, as they talk with Heather Oldani, EVP, Dairy Management Inc. Corporate Communications and, Dan Peerless, Global Sustainable Sourcing Lead For Dairy, Meat, Poultry, and Eggs for Nestle, about how the dairy checkoff got involved in dairy sustainability and why it matters…

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Chile holds potential for US dairy exports

Marilyn Hersey, chair of Dairy Management Inc, and a director on the United Dairy Industry Association (UDIA) board, joins us to talk about a recent trip to Chile aimed at opening additional doors to US dairy exports. Watch here.

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DAIRY CHECKOFF MARKETS TO GENERATION Z

The leader of the dairy checkoff says consumers’ expectations are shifting and the criteria they use for choosing foods are evolving.  Barbara O’Brien with Dairy Management Inc. says there is an opportunity for dairy to step in and meet consumers’ needs but reaching Generation Z is different from past marketing efforts. “It is a complex…

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Grayhouse Farms, Inc. Outstanding Dairy Farm Sustainability Award Winner

In the latest BoviNews podcast episode we sit down with Jimmy Gray with Grayhouse Farms, Inc., a 2022 Outstanding Dairy Farm Sustainability Award Winner, to talk about their new facilities, why conservatorship and sustainability practices are such a high priority for their family, how they tell their story to their community and more! Listen on…

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Dairy Products Contest Fuels Innovation

Consumers love choices and new products. Innovative products featuring dairy as the star, in particular those boasting the calming effects of dairy are being sought out in a competition among college students. Rohit Kapoor is the  Vice President-Product Research at Dairy Management Inc. He shares how DMI is helping to fuel the innovation fire with…

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Finding Environmental Common Ground: Dairy & Nature

From Grounded By The Farm – Janice Person Common ground is a phrase that is said less frequently these days, and environmental common ground isn’t what everyone expects happens when environmental scientists and farmers sit down together. But maybe we should. The health of our soils, shifting weather patterns and the role of greenhouse gases…

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Episode 16 – Should Farmers Be Worried About The Dairy Case At The Grocery Store?

Tune in with our dairy farmer hosts, Indiana’s Jill Houin and California’s Erin Nutcher aka @ca_dairy_wife, as they talk with Mike Brown, Sr., category manager for Kroger, and Tim Cooley, chief operating officer for American Dairy Association North East, talk about the present state and future of the dairy case, why milk and alternatives are…

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Why Do Large Food Companies Need Checkoff To Drive Dairy Sales?

Tune in with our dairy farmer hosts, Michigan’s Ashley Messing-Kennedy (@messykennedy) and Minnesota’s Rita Vander Kooi, as they talk with Paul Ziemnisky, executive vice president for domestic partnerships at Dairy Management Inc., and Amy Wagner, executive vice president for international partnerships at Dairy Management Inc., about how both retail and restaurant partnerships, both nationally and…

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Episode 14 – Do the Dietary Guidelines Help or Hurt Dairy? You May Be Surprised.

Listen in with our dairy farmer hosts, New York’s Audrey Donahoe and Georgia’s Jennifer Glover, as they talk with registered dietitians Katie Brown, Senior Vice President at National Dairy Council, and Abigail Copenhaver of Farmstead Nutrition & Consulting about what the dietary guidelines are, how they evolve, who follows them and how that affects dairy. To learn more…

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