Courtesy: Midwest Dairy Association
Written by Whitney Blindert (Midwest Dairy Council) under the direction and review of Ann Schwader.
June is National Dairy Month, so what better time to learn more about where your milk comes from? You’re probably curious—and we can help! Start by learning more about the dairy farm families in South Dakota and throughout the Midwest.
Want to visit a dairy farm? We’ve got you covered! Midwest Dairy has an online farm experience. You can take this 10-stop video tour to experience how milk from real cows, on a real Midwest farm, becomes the fresh, naturally nutrient-rich dairy foods you love.
Do you have specific questions about dairy from farm-to-table? Take 48 seconds to watch the journey your milk makes in about 48 hours. If you’re fond of eating local foods, then choose dairy as a part of your diet. Milk is locally produced in every state so it doesn’t have to travel far from home.
What about dairy cow care? Dairy farmers know that if you take good care of your cows, your cows will take good care of you. Read on to learn how they do this through a nutritious diet, regular medical care and comfortable living conditions.
Feel like celebrating? World Milk Day kicks off June 1st with events going on around the globe. Or, join us in celebrating National Dairy Month and beyond with our simple, tasty, and nutritious recipes. Everything from savory pizzas and creamy parfaits, to chocolate milk and tempting cheese plates is deliciously, extraordinarily, Undeniably Dairy!