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6 Dairy Myths: Separating Fact from Fiction

In today’s world where nutritional information flows abundantly and there are many products trying to mimic the natural benefits of dairy, it’s essential to debunk

Tips to Eat and Stay Healthy

This time of year is marked with family get togethers, celebrations, resolutions and, for many of us, overeating. While experts advise not to simply deprive

Is Cheese Good for You?

From sweet, salty, sharp and smoky to buttery, creamy and yeasty – and several more in between – there are many flavors and types of

¿Los Lácteos Son Buenos Para Ti?

Con tantos titulares confusos sobre los beneficios de los lácteos y la prevalencia de imitadores de los lácteos en el mercado, muchas personas pueden preguntarse

Is Dairy Good for You?

With so many confusing headlines about the benefits of dairy and the prevalence dairy imitators in the market, many people may ask if milk is

5 Ways Milk Helps Address Food Insecurity

While many people look forward to the holidays and getting together with family to enjoy meals together, about 1 in 10 people are suffering from

3 Ways to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

Connecticut is home to a vibrant and growing Hispanic population. In fact, the Hispanic population has grown considerably from about 9.4 percent of the state’s

5 Ways Dairy Helps Students Succeed

Despite knowing about the importance of breakfast to start our day on the right foot, many people often skip it for many reasons.  However, for

5 Ways Farmers Keep Cows Cool in Summer

Summers in Connecticut can get hot and have us looking for cool escapes like swimming in a pool or enjoying our favorite ice cream.  It

Dairy’s Importance at Each Life Stage

From infants to older adults, dairy plays an important role in healthy eating patterns across our entire lifespan.  This is according to the latest Dietary

Social Ambassadors 

Connecticut Milk Promotion Board contracted with New England Dairy with a focused effort to increase engagement, expand communication channels, and deliver strat4egies for dairy farmers

School Support & Activities

Engaging students and kids with positive dairy farming content is an important part of growing future consumers.  While parents have the purchasing power, we should

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Dairy Farmers are People Too

Life as a dairy farmer may conjure up an idyllic scene of someone in coveralls, with calloused hands, and living a simple life off the

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Why I Share my Dairy Farming Journey

Hello, I am Grace Peckham! I am the seventh generation on my family’s farm, Elm Farm, located in eastern Connecticut, and I am a social media

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Caring for Cows and Newborn Calves (Pt 1)

Sometimes being a dairy farmer feels like working in the birth center of your local hospital.  Every year we welcome new calves to the farm. 

Spring on the Farm

Warmer nights and softening soils thawing from the harsh winter are welcome signs of spring.  As the peepers start their nightly song and we watch for bright, blooming bulbs, we are gearing up for “go-time” on the dairy farm. 

5 Ways to Spoil Mom on Mother’s Day

Giving mom a Mother’s Day she will treasure doesn’t have to mean spending a lot of money on big or expensive gifts.   There are many

5 Ways Dairy Farms Practice Sustainability

Did you know that Connecticut milk not only provides 13 essential nutrients in every glass, but it also serves up a commitment to environmental sustainability?

Milk’s Journey from Farm to Table

While we check the sell-by date on milk before buying it, it can be easy to overlook how it is that milk got from the

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Lactose Intolerance: What You Need to Know

Today, lactose intolerance is a popular term; however, there are many misconceptions surrounding this type of food sensitivity. In order to ensure the health of

3 Smoothies to Help Your New Year’s Resolutions

Improving one’s health, whether through better diet and/or exercise, is at the top of the list for most people’s New Year’s Resolutions.  Yet, studies show only about 8 percent

5 Decadent Holiday Recipes to Treat Your Guests

Treat your loved ones to these 5 Holiday recipes. Being a gracious host is easy with a bit of planning allowing you to share good food, create lasting memories, and preserve

Can Milk Help Strengthen Your Immune System?

While there are no direct, science-based links between diet and exercise and boosting your immune system, it doesn’t mean that lifestyle and what we eat

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