June 18, 2021: June Dairy Month

My elementary and middle school years spanned the early 1980s to the early 1990s. I always remember how proud I was, as a young kid, to be a dairy farmer’s child when June Dairy Month came  around. It was always toward the end of the school year, and I would get to talk to my classmates about living and working on a dairy farm. I was too young to understand that as dairy farmers, my   parents and grandparents were helping to fund what is now the longest running continuous national food promotion event. Even though my family is no longer operating a dairy farm, I am proud  of my family’s nearly 70-year legacy and that I can continue to be part of the dairy industry in my new career. Read More