sustainability

Episode 20 – Dairy industry experts answer a dairy farmer’s sustainability questions

Tune in as Indiana dairy farmer Jill Houin facilitates a discussion with three dairy industry sustainability experts from a policy group, a large processor and a dairy risk management company. Recorded live at the 2022 Joint Annual Meeting, this group talks about how consumers view dairy sustainability practices, what sustainability means to their organization and…

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What’s the potential of US dairy exports?

United States Dairy Export Council CEO Krysta Harden joined the Feedstuffs 360 podcast to discuss the vital role exports play for the U.S. dairy industry and the challenges that arise internationally. Listen Now

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Episode 19 – What Happened With Dairy Promotion In 2022?

Hear from Pennsylvania dairy farmer and Dairy Management Inc. Chair Marilyn Hershey and Missouri dairy farmer and National Dairy Board Chair Alex Peterson discuss the 2022 checkoff’s dairy promotion highlights including gaming advertising to Gen Z, exports, new retail and restaurant partners, new health and wellness collaborations, sustainability alliances and much more. To learn more…

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National-Scale Project Examines Dairy’s Greenhouse Gas Footprint

Across eight states, dairy farms are participating in the Dairy Soil and Water Regeneration Project to determine dairy farms’ greenhouse gas footprint. Dairy Stream host Mike Austin talked with Mara Cloutier, a Ph.D in soil science and biogeochemistry with the Soil Health Institute, and Lee Kinnard, dairy farmer of Kinnard Farms in Casco, Wis. They discussed carbon…

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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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Grayhouse Farms, Inc. Outstanding Dairy Farm Sustainability Award Winner

In the latest BoviNews podcast episode we sit down with Jimmy Gray with Grayhouse Farms, Inc., a 2022 Outstanding Dairy Farm Sustainability Award Winner, to talk about their new facilities, why conservatorship and sustainability practices are such a high priority for their family, how they tell their story to their community and more! Listen on…

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Dairy Products Contest Fuels Innovation

Consumers love choices and new products. Innovative products featuring dairy as the star, in particular those boasting the calming effects of dairy are being sought out in a competition among college students. Rohit Kapoor is the  Vice President-Product Research at Dairy Management Inc. He shares how DMI is helping to fuel the innovation fire with…

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Finding Environmental Common Ground: Dairy & Nature

From Grounded By The Farm – Janice Person Common ground is a phrase that is said less frequently these days, and environmental common ground isn’t what everyone expects happens when environmental scientists and farmers sit down together. But maybe we should. The health of our soils, shifting weather patterns and the role of greenhouse gases…

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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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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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