Dairy's Role in New Dietary Guidelines

Jamie JohansenAg Group, Dairy, Food, Health, National Dairy Council, National Milk, usda

The National Dairy Council, National Milk Producers Federation, International Dairy Foods Association and MilkPEP have joined others in the animal ag community in sharing news from the 2015 federal Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA). For the dairy industry it affirms the contribution made by dairy foods, and reminds Americans that they will continue to benefit from three daily servings of … Read More

Kids' Lack of Dairy Foods Cuts Important Nutrients

John DavisAg Group, Dairy, Food, National Dairy Council, Nutrition

If the question is “got milk?” unfortunately, for too many Americans kids the answer is “Nope.” This news release from the National Dairy Council (NDC) says that by the time many children reach kindergarten, they consume fewer nutrient-rich dairy foods than recommended by the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. In addition, as they reach their teen years and turn to … Read More

The Great American Milk Drive

Jamie JohansenAg Group, Milk, National Dairy Council, Nutrition

Right now, 1 in 6 Americans face hunger. Many rely on food banks for nutrition assistance, including more than 12 million families. Across the country—and in your community—these families are missing out on the important nutrients found in milk. While milk is one of the top nutritious items requested by food bank clients, it’s rarely donated. That’s why Milk Life … Read More

NFL Player Speaks About Fuel Up To Play 60

Chuck ZimmermanAg Group, Audio, National Dairy Council

Former NFL wide receiver Eddie Kennison attended the National Association of Farm Broadcasting Trade Talk session to talk about Fuel Up To Play 60, a collaborative program between the NFL and National Dairy Council. I spoke with him to learn more about it. Fuel Up to Play 60 is an in-school nutrition and physical activity program launched by National Dairy … Read More