Thursday, June 21, 2018
Ninety-seven percent of dairy farms in the United States are owned by families, and Coronado Dairy in Wilcox, Arizona, fits into that statistic. But what makes Coronado different is that collective ownership is offered to the many families that work on the dairy farm.
Thursday, June 14, 2018
Animal care is a big deal to dairy farmers. If cows aren’t happy, they don’t produce as much milk for everyone to enjoy. Which is why farmers spend a lot of time and effort making sure their cows have the right nutrition, environment and veterinary care.
Friday, October 20, 2017
Last year, we explored several of the top dairy myths, but there is still more dairy misinformation out there.
Thursday, December 22, 2016
Dairy farmers don’t get a day off – not even Christmas. But their celebrations are just as warm and special as any. We asked four dairy farm families to give us a peek into their typical Christmas traditions. The Van der Laan Family How do we spend Christmas on the farm?
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Today's blog comes from the Feldpausch family, who recently gave us a tour of their dairy farm with the help of an American Sign Language interpreter and their daughters Nina and Avelyn (video is below). Here is Nina's story as told by her mom, Nora:
Tuesday, November 8, 2016
You know the journey milk makes from the grocery store to your fridge, but have you ever wondered how it got to the store in the first place? Here are five things you need to know about how milk gets from the farm to your fridge.
Tuesday, November 8, 2016
Every day, dairy farmers go to great lengths to care for their cows – the humans can’t rest until the cows are comfortable. So we asked some of our real farm wives to share the times they went the extra mile. A Calf in the House
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
There are a lot of scary claims out there about milk and how it’s made, but when you look past the hype at the real science, and talk to the farmers who produce the milk, you’ll find that new research and technology have made dairy even safer than it was when people first started eating and drink
Thursday, October 6, 2016
Ever wonder where your milk comes from? I mean, what kind of cow it comes from? There are six different breeds of dairy cow in our region, and each has its own unique personality. Holstein – The Classics
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Did you know that cows spend up to eight hours a day eating? Did you know that cows make more milk when they listen to music? They’re pretty interesting creatures. And now there’s a cool way to teach your kids a little more about them – and where that glass of milk comes from.