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

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

Thorbahn to Speak at Jersey Meeting

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David C. Thorbahn, President and Chief Executive Officer of Select Sires, Inc., will be the guest speaker at the 145th Annual Meeting of the American Jersey Cattle Association on June 29 in Amarillo, Texas. Select Sires marketed just over 1 million units of Jersey semen for the first time in its history during 2011, only to break that record by … Read More

Radio Segment to Focus on Calves

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Land O’Lakes Animal Milk Products has announced its 2013 ‘We Care for Calves’ DairyLine radio program. Through the monthly radio program, industry experts will share their experiences and recommendations for calf nutrition and management every third Thursday of the month through 2013. This year-long radio series will serve as a resource for dairy producers and calf raisers by providing timely … Read More

Forget Cat Burglars, Check out These Cow Burglars!

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Breaking and entering will be the charge for a group of Holsteins in Wisconsin! According to WSAW NewsChannel 7, a dozen Holsteins walked several miles from their farm in Elderon, Wis., before breaking into and entering the garage of a family home in Marathon County. In addition to destroying a door, the home owners reported that the animals made themselves … Read More

Pa. Dairy Mom is Unstoppable

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Congratulations to Mary Lou King, a dairy farm mom from Cochranville, Pa. She is the grand prize winner in LIVE@ with Kelly and Michael’s search for the Unstoppable Mom! Watch her story here. And read her daughter’s nomination below. Nominated by her daughter, Kelly Stoltzfus Dear Kelly & Michael, My mom is the most amazing woman in the whole entire … Read More

Milk Controversy

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Lots of chatter going on the last few days regarding aspartame in milk. Here are a few links to help you find out the truth about this issue. From Twitter handle @DairyCarrie: The Aspartame in Milk Controversy: Straight From the Farmer’s Mouth. From National Milk Producers Federation. From International Dairy Foods Association. As required by the Food and Drug Administration’s … Read More