After a long, grueling workout, what is the first thing you grab to help replenish your body? If not milk, you’re missing out. Staff dietitian Allie Elison, RDN, CD, explains why refueling your body after workouts is so important and why milk is the perfect recovery beverage.
By now you have probably heard (even if you can’t believe it) that 7 % of American adults believe that chocolate milk comes from… brown cows.
The Dairy Farmers of Washington (DFW) are busy wrapping up the most important month of the year-- June Dairy Month and Governor Jay Inslee wants to be sure dairy is being celebrated throughout the state.
According to a proclamation signed by Governor Inslee, “dairy is essential for some of the most delicious food combinations imaginable including cereal and milk, mac and cheese, hot fudge and ice cream, and cheeseburgers.”
Welcome to our blog series, Dairying: Through a Woman’s Eyes. This series will highlight women who are actively owning or operating dairy farms around our great state of Washington.
June is National Dairy month. For a cow-obsessed country girl like me, that represents a perfect 30 days of everything dairy. Certainly my kind of month!
Dairy Month began 80 years ago as National Milk Month and is still going strong today. It is a time to celebrate all things dairy from the farmers, to the new innovative technologies on farms to the delicious dairy products.
My 4-H career began as a cow-obsessed 8 year old when I joined Hoofs n’ Paws 4-H club. I showed a little Jersey heifer my first year from a local dairy. I was ecstatic.
A spring dairy show in May was the very first time I was in the show ring. I don’t remember how I placed but I do remember my excitement was at an all-time high – I couldn’t focus at all so I tried to soak it all in the best I could.
The Dairy Farmers of Washington are proud to present the Dairy Community Scholarship for dairy cattle 4-H and FFA members in Washington State. This scholarship will recognize two Washington graduating seniors who exhibit excellence in academics, leadership, passion for the dairy community and community service. The Dairy Community Scholarship winner will receive $1,000. An additional $500 scholarship will be awarded to the runner-up.
Welcome to our blog series, Dairying: Through a Woman’s Eyes. This series will highlight women who are actively owning and operating dairy farms around our great state of Washington.
Take a moment to think where your food comes from – the very root of where it began!
In a generation focused on the fast-paced hustle and bustle that our culture seems to thrive on, many of us forget where the food on the very plate in front of us comes from.
In honor of National Agriculture Day I would like to take a moment to thank something we all get the privilege to be a part of – farming.
You might be thinking, “Well, I live in an apartment building in the middle of a city… I’m not a part of agriculture!”
Welcome to our blog series, Dairying: Through a Woman’s Eyes. This series will highlight women who are actively owning and operating dairy farms around our great state of Washington. These women play pivitol roles in day to day farming operations; shattering the old stigma of dairy farming.