Dairy Industry News


  • A Beverage Hydration Index: Milk Bests Water

    Jun 10, 2019 · SPLASH! milk science update

    Researchers in the UK have developed the concept of an index that indicates how effective different beverages are at keeping the body hydrated.In a trial to calculate a beverage hydration index, full fat and skimmed milk performed better than water at keeping participants hydrated.The reason for this probably lies with its electrolyte, fat, and protein components, which means that water absorption from milk tends not to prompt sudden reductions in the blood’s osmotic pressure.Read Full Article

  • Holy cow! Students learn all about dairy, with help from Ginger

    May 16, 2019

    WINCHESTER — While third- and fourth-grade students at John Kerr Elementary School were busy taking standardized tests on Tuesday, the school’s first- and second-grade students got to spend their morning with a cow named Ginger.Read Full Article

  • Daisy visits Bell Elementary

    Apr 24, 2019

    Haley Fisher, of Cave City, brought the Southland Dairy Farmers' mobile dairy classroom to Bell Elementary on Monday. She presented a program on dairy with Daisy, a jersey cow.Read Full Article

  • Students learn about cows through mobile dairy classroom

    Apr 16, 2019 · The Morning Sun

    PITTBSURG — Jitterbug is a dairy cow and she came to visit Westside Elementary School on Monday.She pretty much eats what she wants — oats, tortilla chips and her favorite, Oreos.Read Full Article

  • Overall Creek Gets a Dairy Cow (at least for a few hours)

    Apr 5, 2019

    It is all about the cow... and milk of course.A Mobile Dairy Classroom was at Overall Creek Elementary School on Wednesday morning (April 3) in Murfreesboro. The traveling milking station, complete with a cow, is a 30-45 minute learning session for students.Read Full Article