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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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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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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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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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Cultivator of Cow Crap

Connecticut dairy farmer Amanda Fremund talks with the TJ Podcast.

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Episode 24: Key takeaways about today’s consumers from dairy farmer and retailer

The latest episode of Midwest Dairy’s Dairy on the Air podcast highlights the recent Dairy Experience Forum and Jonna Schutte, a dairy farmer from Monona, Iowa, and Sydney Milton, dairy category manager from Casey’s General Stores, share their key takeaways from the virtual event that brought together members of the dairy supply chain to better…

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