Are Your Kids Getting Enough Calcium?

Andy Vance

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Chances are they’re not. The good news, however, is that you can change that. The American Academy of Pediatrics reports that while parents are a key influencer in children’s consumption of calcium, and a new study indicates that most children and adolescents are at risk forbone fractures and osteoporosis later in life because of low calcium intake.

Cheese, Dairy Checkoff, Education, Milk, Nutrition, Promotion

Move Over Gatorade, Chocolate Milk is the Athletic Drink of Choice

Andy Vance

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Belive it or not, the next time you go out for a run or hope on the treadmill, you may want to take along a bottle of ice cold chocolate milk. Sure, you love the flavor of chocolate milk, but leading researchers now say it may be a better athletic drink than what you typically see sports stars chugging on television.

Dairy Checkoff, Education, Media, Milk, Nutrition, Promotion

Do You Have a Dairy Farm Succession Plan

Chuck Zimmerman

USDA grant money is helping provide a Wisconsin workshop on Farm Succession and Estate and Retirement Planning. The event will be held on Thursday, March 2nd at the Public Events Building in the Arlington Agricultural Research Station. It is scheduled from 10:00 AM to 2:30 PM, and farm families are encouraged to attend. It is co-sponsored by a USDA Dairy Revitalization Grant, UW-Extension-Columbia County, and MATC.

Education, Government