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Hunger is a Solvable Problem

Hunger has a straightforward solution – access to healthy food on a consistent basis. Food security is a bit different. It is a systemic adjustment to allow people to use and keep leverages to meet their daily, weekly, and monthly household needs. On this week’s Food First Michigan we talk with United Dairy Industry of…

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Dairy Farming With Hurricanes And Gators!

Dairy Gal Val @dairygalval explores what it is like to be a Florida dairy farmer and some of the unique challenges that come along with farming in the sunshine state with Brittany Nickerson- Thurlow, a multi-generational dairy farmer and co-op leader! Listen now.

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Can a Dairy Farm Power a City? – Full Circle Dairy

Florida dairy farmer Philip Watts is featured on the Farm Traveler podcast , discussing his family’s sustainability story and the industry at large. Listen Now.

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Episode 23 – What Is Really Going On With Dairy In Marketplace?

You may have heard that dairy is dead but this couldn’t be further from the truth. Dairy is a powerhouse in marketplace. Listen as Maine dairy farmer Jenni Tilton-Flood talks with Paul Ziemnisky, Executive Vice President of Global Innovation Partnerships at Dairy Management Inc., and Madlyn Daley, Senior Vice President of Consumer & Market Insights…

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The View From The Milk Barn

This dairy farmer podcast says it is, “A dairy farmers weekly take on agriculture that the general public might want to know about, most likely ignored by the mainstream media companies.” Check it out here – The View From The Milk Barn by TDF Honest Farming

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“We Got Engaged up at the Milking Parlor”: Modern Dairy Farmers Sutton & Kris Rucks

If you’re in South Florida, there’s a good chance that farmer is in the Rucks family. Sutton and Kris Rucks own Milking R dairy farm and ice cream shop in Okeechobee. The couple run the business with their two adult children and a staff of around two-dozen employees. A lot has changed since Sutton’s grandparents purchased the…

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Taking a Shot on Dairy with Cowcohol

What started as one 4-H heifer when Todd Koch was 12 has now turned into a value-add enterprise at TMK Creamery in Oregon. TMK first ventured into cheese and ice cream but recently started making alcohol with their whey called “Cowcohol.” Listen now to The Dairy Show.

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Farm families, FFA, & the future of food: Episode 99

If Hannah Craun and Levi Schiller are any indication, the future of farming certainly shines bright in FFA members. Craun, a masters student at Virginia Tech focusing on cattle reproduction, and Schiller, an Ag Business major at The University of Nebraska, boast numerous awards and experiences in 4-H and FFA. They also share a concern…

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Episode 22 – Do Global Consumers Really Want U.S. Dairy?

We know that U.S. diets contain a lot of dairy but do international consumers crave our U.S. cheese, yogurt, butter, ice cream, etc…? Washington dairy farmer Lynne Rainey Wheeler talks with Rebecca MacKay Allen, Senior Vice President of Global Innovation Partnerships at Dairy Management Inc., and Will Loux, Vice President of Global Economic Affairs for…

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Episode 21 – eCommerce: Does Dairy Have A Future?

Dairy sells in stores, but does it sell online? Hear from Beau Hayden, Dairy Management Inc. Vice President of Insights, Sales and Trust, and Stephanie Taylor, Dairy Management West, Director of Business Development, who share how the dairy checkoff has worked with partners like Amazon, Instacart, Walmart, and others to drive demand for dairy digitally….

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