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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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Inside Look at the Life of a Dairy Farmer

Shelby Beason (Co-Owner/Operator – Beason Family Farm in Philadelphia) with an inside look at the day-to-day life of a dairy farmer, and Dr. Lara Godbille (Director – U.S. Navy Seabee Museum) gives you all the info on the 80th Birthday of the Seabees! Listen to it on Apple Podcasts.

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Episode 13 – Remember Got Milk? Where Are Dairy Ads Now?

Listen in with our dairy farmer hosts, Virginia’s Brittany Jones (@richlandsdairy) and New York’s Kathryn Bosley (@cow_nerd), as they talk with Suzanne Fanning, SVP from Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin, CMO for Wisconsin Cheese, and Jeff McCrory, Strategy for Mischief USA, about how traditional marketing and advertising has changed over recent years and what they are…

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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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