Dairy Industry News


  • Lufkin students learn about agriculture at "mobile dairy classroom"

    Jan 14, 2019 · East Texas Matters

    Lufkin, Texas (KETK) - It's back at school for Brookhollow Elementary students in Lufkin.A perfect day to get a special outdoor lesson on agriculture, specifically the important role it has in our society.Students gathered at a mobile classroom.There they were greeted by, Aaron Sanders, a farmer from southwest dairy farmers and a cow named "Star".Read Full Article

  • Weight management packaged dairy products are on the rise.

    Dec 11, 2018 · dairyreporter.com

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  • Do brown cows make chocolate milk?

    Dec 6, 2018 · The Northern Virginia Daily

    Chocolate milk does not come from brown cows, and only female cows can produce milk.Those were just a few of the answers to life’s persistent questions that Signal Knob Middle School students heard Monday morning.“What color is the milk?” asked LaVaun Janney, an instructor for a Southland Dairy Farmers mobile dairy exhibit, as she pointed to a glass bottle that contained milk from Violet, a Jersey cow.Read Full Article

  • PETA Teams with Alicia Silverstone: Brings Animatronic Cow to Schools

    Nov 16, 2018 · Dairy Herd Management

    Hollywood actress Alicia Silverstone, and the animal rights organization People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), are teaming up to spread a message that people should not consume dairy.But cow comfort and care are core principles that guide most dairy farmers. The 2013 Animal Care Reference Manual reports more than 70% of the U.S. milk supply participates in the National Dairy FARM program: Farmers Assuring Responsible Management. The program's goal is to show consumers that dairy producers have a caring relationship with their animals.Read Full Article

  • Ellie May and friend come to Critzer

    Sep 10, 2018 · The Southwest Times

    This week, much to the delight of the student body, the Mobile Dairy Classroom, featuring Ellie May the cow, came to Critzer Elementary School.Read Full Article