consumer trust

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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Land O’Lakes Celebrating National Dairy Month

Land O’Lakes’ Heather Anfang talks about celebrating National Dairy Month and how the cooperative is managing various challenges. Land O’Lakes podcast Rooted In Tomorrow

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DMI Food Safety Expert Explains Best Practices on Food Safety

DMI’s Tim Stubbs, who leads the Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy’s food safety committee, explains how the group shares best practices, produces guidance documents and conducts training, among other subjects. Food Safety Matters

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Sharing the Dairy Sustainability Story with Consumers

June is Dairy Month and we’re looking at sustainability from farm to table. Industry experts Jamie Jonker, National Milk Producers Federation, Andy Harig, Food Marketing Institute, and Tara Vander Dussen, environmental scientist and dairywoman discuss how we can engage from farm to fork and bring consumers with us on the sustainability journey. Merck Animal Health

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Soup-To-Nuts Podcast: Dairy’s sustainability story from recycling water to fueling cars

Between cows’ burps and manure and their land, water and feed requirements, the dairy industry is often blamed for adding substantial greenhouse gases to the atmosphere, and contributing to monocropping, soil degradation and water pollution. Checkoff sustainability leader Karen Scanlon joined the Soup-to-Nuts podcast to share how the dairy industry is working to continue reducing its…

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Episode 12 – Is Your Dairy Prepared For A Crisis?

No dairy farmer ever wants to think about a significant issue impacting his farm, much less a crisis. This episode of Your Dairy Checkoff Podcast is hosted by two dairy farmers who have faced such impacts on their own farms. Listen in as Wisconsin’s Amber Horn-Leiterman and Florida’s John Larson talk with Tricia Sheehan, vice…

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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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EPISODE 7 – Have you ever had 800,000+ visitors on your farm?

In this episode of Your Dairy Checkoff Podcast, our farmer hosts have a conversation with Allison Ryan from MVP Dairy, and Brittany Snyder from the Adopt A Cow Program about virtual farm tours, especially how to handle when things go wrong with a live audience. Many state and regional checkoffs including national and local farmers…

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EPISODE 5 – Is The Dairy Checkoff Really Working And Worth The Money?

Why hasn’t my milk price gone up if checkoff is doing its job? What value has checkoff brought my farm lately? Dairy Farmers Jess Peters from Pennsylvania and Larry Hancock from Texas do a deep dive on how the national and local dairy checkoffs are working to drive trust and sales of dairy products, and…

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Episode 22: Greenhouse Gas Guru Sets Record Straight About Dairy’s GHG Emissions

In a new episode of Dairy on the Air, Dr. Frank Mitloehner, animal science professor and air quality specialist at the University of California, Davis, shares insights to paint an accurate, positive picture of the dairy industry’s contributions to greenhouse gas emissions. During the conversation with podcast host Andy Vance, Mitloehner explains how dairy cows…

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