Movember Dairy – Got Mustache?

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It’s Movember – do you know where your mustache is?! This year, several dairy industry companies and groups are excited to launch the Movember Dairy initiative. This inaugural campaign was started through a coalition within the dairy industry that has committed itself to raising awareness of men’s health issues amongst dairy farmers. Traditionally, November has been globally recognized as Men’s …

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Weddings On the Farm

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Tony Azevedo, the owner of the Central California dairy has been hosting weddings for more than 20 years. In the latest Kelly Clarkson music video, newlyweds share a kiss in front of Azevedo’s cows. The dairy wedding photos of another couple are in a video for country singer Jason Aldean. Antique milk cans and bales of hay are objects of …

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Butter Cow Vadalized

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The Iowa State Fair’s butter cow sculpture was vandalized by the Iowans for Animal Liberation group. The cow, a fair tradition since 1911, cleaned up well after the dousing. The group attempted to churn controversy over factory farms by scrawling “Freedom For All” on a glass window in the display. “It’s sad, because the butter cow is iconic of the …

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Schmitt Crowned Iowa Dairy Princess

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Congratulations to Mariah Schmitt, the newly crowned Iowa Dairy Princess! Mariah, the daughter of Carl and Terry Schmitt of Fort Atkinson, Iowa, will spend the year serving as a goodwill ambassador for Iowa’s dairy farmers. Throughout her year-long reign she will make public appearances to connect with consumers and help them understand the dedication of dairy farm families to their …

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New Hood Coffee Items

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HP Hood has introduced Latte Iced Coffee Drinks and two new flavors of Country Creamers. The latte drinks are available in four flavors: Vanilla Latte, Caramel Macchiato, Mocha and Mocha Light. The creamers now come in French Vanilla and Hazelnut varieties, in addition to the original and fat-free. The creamers contain no lactose or cholesterol. Source: Dairy Foods

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Hershey Company Donates to Pa. Foundation

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The Hershey Company has donated $10,000 to the Center for Dairy Excellence Foundation of Pennsylvania to support educational resources for Pennsylvania’s dairy industry. Hershey’s contribution will go directly to support the Dairy Leaders of Tomorrow platform, which funds a dairy business curriculum, dairy tour and other resources for high school students. The Center for Dairy Excellence Foundation of Pennsylvania was …

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Roker Visits Dairy Farm

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One lucky dairy farm family in Tennessee had the morning of a lifetime when weather personality, Al Roker, came to their farm to forecast the weather! America’s favorite weather guru visited the Hatcher Family Dairy today as part of a “Wake Up with Al” contest in which three families across the country were selected to host the weatherman in their …

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Profile of Perry’s Ice Cream

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When the Cornell dairy plant was demolished last year to make way for a new, improved Stocking Hall facility, Akron, N.Y.-based ice cream company Perry’s was the immediate choice to supply the Cornell campus with the frosty treat. The Perry family connection to Cornell goes back generations, when Marlo Perry ’35 took knowledge acquired in his dairy science classes back …

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Food Label Must Knows

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Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “What is the #1 thing you look for on a food label?” Our poll results: Nineteen percent said other, sixteen percent said Low Sodium, fourteen percent Don’t Read Labels, thirteen percent said Reduced Fat, ten percent said Saturated Fat Content, and we had a tie at nine percent saying Non-GMO and Organic. Three percent …

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