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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 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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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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Episode 8 – Does dairy fuel elite athlete performance?

In this episode of Your Dairy Checkoff Podcast, join our dairy farmer hosts, Wisconsin’s Laurie Winkelman and West Virginia’s Joe Shockey, as they have a conversation with Liz Jalkiewicz, registered dietitian and the nutrition specialist with the American Dairy Association North East, and Julie Ostrow, registered dietitian and the Vice President of dairy experience and…

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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 6 – Dairy donations feel good but do farmers benefit?

Who pays for dairy donations during holiday food drives? Do they really translate to future sales and lifelong consumers? Dairy Farmers Joanna Shipp and Sam Schwoeppe have a conversation with a local retail milk buyer and a dairy donation specialist to discuss how dairy donations work, who benefits and if they are sustainable. Increasing dairy…

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Dairy Education and Exports

DMI’s Amy Wagner goes in-depth on the Dairy Signal podcast in discussing how the checkoff is driving sales of U.S. dairy through partnerships internationally and with support from USDEC.

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EPISODE 3 – Does Increasing Pizza Chain Sales Really Help Dairy Farmers?

Tune in to the latest episode of Your Dairy Checkoff podcast to learn how checkoff partnerships with Dominos and Pizza Ranch are helping grow the category in a post-pandemic world. Dairy farmer hosts Carrie Mess of Wisconsin and Jenni Tilton-Flood of Maine are joined by Jon Moss from Pizza Ranch and Paul Ziemnisky of Dairy…

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Amazon Fresh: Future of online dairy sales

DMI’s Paul Ziemnisky and Beau Hayden provide insights on the checkoff’s relationship with Amazon Fresh and the growing opportunities for dairy through online retail sales

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Episode 32: Bringing the farm to the classroom through technology in the Adopt a Cow program

How tall will be she be? Does she exercise? Where does she live? These are just a few of the questions 4th and 5th-grade students asked their teacher when she introduced them to Pearl, a dairy calf from a local dairy farm. How students learned the answers to those questions along with more details about…

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