June 17, 2022: June Dairy Month

June 2022 marks the 86th year that the annual June Dairy Month has taken place. June Dairy Month has an interesting history. It was actually started by a group of retail stores in 1937 in an  attempt to help promote and stabilize the market in what was then a time of peak milk production that generally caused dairy farmers’ pay price to drop. Fluid milk sales made up two-thirds to  three-quarters of milk sales back then. So, the retailer group promoted the health benefits of fluid milk to consumers to encourage them to purchase more milk. Read More