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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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Episode 29: Dairy and the power of resilience

The latest episode of Midwest Dairy’s Dairy on the Air podcast – Showcasing Dairy and the Power of Resilience – features an in-depth discussion with Olympic track & field star and gold medalist Morolake Akinosun. This conversation details how the persistence and resilience she’s shown in her career mirrors the resilience dairy farmers exude on…

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Episode 25: Shifting consumer demands & opportunities for dairy post COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically altered consumer habits, and dairy has felt that impact in various ways. Larry Levin, executive vice president of market and shopper intelligence at IRi Worldwide, joins host Andy Vance on the latest episode of Dairy on the Air to discuss how the pandemic increased demand for dairy and what dairy…

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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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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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Episode 19: Dairy’s Role in Type 2 Diabetes Prevention and Management

It’s predicted that by 2050, more than half the U.S. population will either be at risk for pre-diabetes or have type 2 diabetes. Joslin Diabetes Center is a world-renowned research and treatment center dedicated to reducing risk and improving disease management. In a new episode on Dairy on the Air, Cara Schrager, registered dietitian and…

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EPISODE 15: A Sustainability Case Study with Ben and Jerry’s

In the first episode with a guest host, Andy Vance, Strategic Account Director at Feedstuffs, fills in for Lucas Lentsch and welcomes Cheryl Pinto from Ben and Jerry’s to discuss sustainability and consumer attitudes.

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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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