• Idaho’s Dairy Farmers are committed to providing the best care for their cows. Proper animal care leads to the production of high-quality milk for you and your family.

    Caring for Idaho’s Cows
  • I’m not sure why, but while shopping recently at a local warehouse store I stopped and took a look around and thought, “I am literally surrounded by food.” It towered on shelves above me and was heaped onto tables practically as far as the eye could see, and I thought, “Is anyone else realizing this?”… [Continue Reading]

    A Time to Appreciate Idaho’s Abundance
  • Chef Brenda Thompson is a registered dietitian chef with a passion for making healthy delicious food. This holiday season Chef Brenda has teamed up with the United Dairymen of Idaho to bring your family healthy holiday recipes. Try out a halloumi and roasted sage butternut squash green salad or her low-fat frozen yogurt pecan pie. All… [Continue Reading]

    Chef Brenda Recipes: Add Dairy to your Holiday Cooking
  • For 1 in 6 Americans hunger is a very real struggle, yet the average food bank client only receives 1 gallon of milk per year. The Great American Milk Drive has dairy farmers, MilkPep and Feeding America working together to help close the hunger gap.

    The Great American Milk Drive

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Fueling for Fun

Great things are happening in schools across Idaho. Hear from Kim Sherrer of Emmett School District and get great ideas about how Fuel Up to Play 60 can be implemented in your school! At the Emmett School District we are excited for our … [Read more]

Milk: A Comfort Food

Got Milk?  I certainly did.  In fact, throughout my unstable upbringing, milk was one of the few constants I could grow to rely on. I was raised with three siblings by our mother, who worked as a teacher and guidance counselor.  Although we were … [Read more]

The Real Challenge

I started in the dairy business on May 1, 1978.  I was an exuberant 24 year-old man anxious to go somewhere fast.  I started on a rented place in Castleford, Idaho with 130 cows. I financed the operation with help from Idaho First and a wonderful … [Read more]

Get In the Game With School Lunch

Hear from Child Nutrition Director Heather Plain of Bonneville School District on National School Lunch Week and the innovation in Child Nutrition that’s helping kids eat healthier every day! 

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