Raise Your Glass (or Carton): It’s World School Milk Day

World School Milk Day (WSMD) will be held this year on Wednesday, Sep. 27 as a way to promote the importance of milk as part of a healthy, balanced diet in schools all over the world! Check out the great photos from events around the [...]

Don’t Forget the Dairy in Your Dessert

Pictured Above: 'Sweet Tea Cake with Dried Apple Crumble' by Josh Lear, Chef de Cuisine of The Noble South (Mobile, Ala.) 'S'More Macarons' by Chef Alejandra Mamud of La Brioche Patisserie in Jackson, Miss. I recently had the opportunity to attend the annual Sweetest [...]

Health Benefits of Dairy for Student Athletes

Photo: The Grainger High School Lady Grizzlies (Tennessee) enjoy chocolate milk after practice. According to the “Go Out and Play: Youth Sports in America” survey, 69 percent of girls and 75 percent of boys currently participate in organized and team sports. Children participating in team [...]

A Visit to the Gilmer Dairy Farm

On a hot, humid August afternoon, I visited with Will Gilmer on the Gilmer Dairy Farm, located in Lamar County, Alabama. You may be familiar with Will from Twitter and the beautiful pictures he shares from his tractor. Will’s pictures don’t do justice to the farm’s rolling [...]

The Great American Milk Drive Kicks Off

Have you ever made a late-night milk run, because it’s a family staple and you were out? How often do you drink milk, put it on your cereal, or use it for cooking or in your morning coffee? As kids head back for the new school year, [...]

Healthy Dairy Recipes for Kids

School is back in session, which also means fall sports are here! As children spend afternoons, evenings, and weekends participating in their favorite activities, it is important to keep them properly fueled before and after. Childhood is a key time of development, especially for children’s [...]

Fifteen Tasty Tips for Back to School

Grab your backpacks and pencils -- it's back to school time! Busy parents are always looking for fast, healthy, and tasty foods to keep their families fueled up. Here are 15 ideas to get the health benefits of dairy during the school year. Breakfast Breakfast kick-starts your [...]

Trade-worthy Lunchbox Ideas for Dairy Lovers

With many schools already in session and others following right behind, are you ready to ramp up your lunchbox game? You’re in luck! Take a look at some of our favorite lunchbox ideas that will have everyone at your child’s lunch table clamoring to trade. [...]

Dairy Protein: The Steady Way to a Lean Body

Just like your favorite smoothie recipe needs the right quantity of each ingredient, so does the recipe for building a lean and healthy body. With so many diets promising easy solutions to the “perfect body,” what are the best recommendations based on the current science? [...]