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Episode 14: Checkoff Leaders Discuss How Collaboration is Key to Industry Success

In the newest episode of Dairy On the Air, host Lucas Lentsch joins fellow CEOs Chad Vincent, Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin and Doug Ackerman, Dairy Alliance, to discuss how their collaborative approach to guiding the work of checkoff is resulting in stronger alignment with national, regional and local objectives to move the industry forward. During…

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EPISODE 13: from dairy skeptic to dairy advocate

Research highlighting the health benefits of dairy is helping the wellness community rethink previously held beliefs about dairy fat and cholesterol. Dr. Jim Painter, a registered dietitian and professor emeritus, shares his journey from dairy skeptic to dairy advocate.

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Episode 12: Milk 2 My Plate Delivers Dairy to Families in Need

Dairy is the one of the most requested items at food banks, yet is one of the least donated food items. Julie Yurko, CEO of the Northern Illinois Food Banks joins Lucas Lentsch to discuss how the Milk2MyPlate program provides milk and other dairy products available to families in need in the newest episode of…

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EPISODE 11: Developing Future Leaders

Much like dairy farmers who are committed to youth programming and providing safe and nutritious products to consumers of all ages, Adam Thielen, Minnesota Vikings wide receiver, discusses his constant commitment to nutrition, training and youth development in a recent episode of Dairy on the Air. Thielen describes the partnership between the NFL and dairy…

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Dairy Farmers On Podcasts in 2019

Dec 30, 2019: Real Food, Real People – Erica DeWaard Listen now Dec 17, 2019: Farm Traveler – Food Bullying and How to Avoid Buying B.S. with Michele Payn Listen Now Dec 1, 2019: Shark Farmer – New Mexico Milkmaid Listen now Oct 8, 2019: Farm Traveler – Dairy farming, Tillamook, and fighting internet trolls with Derrick Josi Listen…

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Episode 10: Power of Partnerships

Marilyn Hershey, Dairy Management Inc. board chair, joins Lucas Lentsch on the Dairy on the Air podcast to discuss the power of partnerships and how checkoff is collaborating to meet the needs of consumers, build trust in dairy and boost sales. In the newest episode, Hershey, a dairy farmer from Pennsylvania, shares how checkoff-funded dairy…

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Episode 9: Big Picture for Dairy and Vision for Growth

Tom Gallagher, CEO of Dairy Management Incorporated (DMI) joined Lucas Lentsch, CEO of Midwest Dairy in a recent episode of Dairy on the Air, a podcast for all things dairy, to discuss the stewardship of dairy farmers, the evolution of checkoff and the vision for the future Gallagher recounted the long-standing commitment of dairy farmers…

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Episode 8: How the Midwest Dairy Foods Research Center Helps Industry Address Challenges

Dr. Lloyd Metzger, director of the Midwest Dairy Foods Research Center (MDFRC) joined Midwest Dairy CEO, Lucas Lentsch, to discuss how the research conducted at the MDFRC helps solve industry challenges that impact consumers and dairy farmers on the newest episode of Dairy on the Air, a podcast for all things dairy. Metzger explains how…

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Episode 7: Dairy Research and Sustainability in Action

A growing body of research showing the health benefits of full-fat dairy is drawing attention from the nutrition community. Get the story behind this research and more in the newest episode of Dairy on the Air, during which Dr. Greg Miller, Ph.D., the National Dairy Council’s Chief Science Officer, and Allen Merrill, South Dakota dairy…

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Episode 6: Revitalizing the Dairy Case

Consider this: With only three percent of the shelf space in stores, dairy accounts for 10 percent of sales and 20 percent of profits. This highlights the opportunity to strengthen our partnerships with retail stores to increase dairy sales. In the latest episode of Dairy on the Air, Lucas Lentsch, CEO of Midwest Dairy, is…

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