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Growing a family and a farm – Meet Theresa Freund

Theresa Freund wasn’t raised on a farm but she has made her home on this one for over 40 years. She met and married the farmer’s son and evolved from dairy farmer to farm marketer, building a brand while also raising 4 kids. That evolution led to our family’s dairy farm diversifying to include a…

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Episode 11 – How do you get consumers to trust you? Farmers talk about what works.

In this episode of Your Dairy Checkoff Podcast, dairy farmer hosts, Connecticut’s Amanda Freund (@cowpots) and Washington’s Austin Allred (@royalfamilyfarming), as they have a conversation with dairy farmers, New Mexico’s Tara Vander Dussen (@taravanderdussen) and Kansas’s Melissa Hildebrand Reed (@hildebrandfarmsdairy), about how they share their story with consumers in real life ways that build trust…

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After The Storm With Meg Austin

In this episode, I talk with Meghan Austin about her experience when Hurricane Michael slammed their family’s dairy farm and creamery in 2018. We talk about surviving the storm and what came next. I am excited to share Meghan’s story about resiliency and rejuvenation as we all figure out life after Covid. In Meghan’s case,…

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Minecraft adds a dairy farm

The US dairy industry partners with gamer superstars Mr. Beast and Captain Sparklez. The stereotype of a gamer is that he or she exists on Mountain Dew and Cheetos. Reality, though, is different, and the dairy industry is taking advantage of the “new” generation of gamers who pay attention to nutrition as a way to…

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Episode 10 – How Do Exports Impact U.S. Milk Markets?

In this episode of Your Dairy Checkoff Podcast, Mississippi dairy farmer Michael Ferguson and Idaho dairy farmer John Brubaker discuss the importance of exports with Krysta Harden, CEO and President of U.S. Dairy Export Council. In 2021, 18% of all milk produced in the United States was sold outside of the country. U.S. Dairy Export…

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Amplify Your Advocacy

New Mexico dairy farmer Tara Vander Dussen was super excited to be hosted on the Casual Cattle Conversations podcast this week where she broke down actionable tips for aspiring advocates to help them turn information into effective posts on social media. 

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Manure Matters, Introducing the CowPots Inventor

In this debut episode of The CowPots Podcast I sit down with my dad, and we dive deep into poop. Matt talks about the inspiration for CowPots, the multiple benefits cow manure provides our farm, his experience being featured on Discovery Channel’s Dirty Jobs and much more.

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Food Safety in Dairy

DMI’s food safety expert Tim Stubbs outlines the food safety regulations and practices that make U.S. milk and dairy products among the safest and most highly regulated foods in the world.

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Royal Dairy and Regenerative Ag

The Dairy Show podcast talks with Washington dairy farmer Austin Allred about regenerative ag.

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OR Dairy Farmer Derrick Josi on What The Farm

Oregon dairy farmer Derrick Josi (aka TDF Honest Farming) joins the What The Farm podcast to discuss his social media advocacy work, his new book and other industry subjects.

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