Boots, Jeans and Cell Phones

Pennsylvania dairy farmers cows family

It’s the most wonderful time of the year for dairy farmers – June Dairy Month! National Dairy Month started in 1937 (then called National Milk Month). Now, June is a month to celebrate the contributions the dairy industry has made to local communities and families.

While the phrase dairy farmer tends to bring to mind scenes of bucolic serenity and a man in overalls with a pitchfork surrounded by cows, chickens and lambs, today’s dairy farmers are much different. 

Eat, Moo, Poo, Repeat

 

Our Earth is a beautiful place. The bright pastel colors that blossom in the springtime, the icy snow that falls in the winter, the changing colors of the autumn leaves and the bright blue summer skies are just a few examples of its beauty. Dairy farmers take many steps to maintain this beauty by dealing with an ugly truth – poop. Yes, poop. It’s not pretty, and it can smell yucky, but the way dairy farmers deal with the poop their cows produce is incredibly important to sustaining our environment.

ASSOCIATION APPLAUDS CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA FOOD BANK FOR 2016 NONPROFIT INNOVATION AWARD

February 26, 2016

PA DAIRYMEN’S ASSOCIATION APPLAUDS CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA FOOD BANK FOR 2016 NONPROFIT INNOVATION AWARD 

Central Penn Business Journal honors Food Bank and partners for dynamic #FillaGlasswithHope fresh milk branding and marketing campaign

More than 1 million servings of milk delivered to Pennsylvanians in need in 2015

#FillaGlasswithHope

YORK, PA – The Pennsylvania Dairymen’s Association is proud to share a top regional award with the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank that brought more than 1 million servings of fresh milk to hungry Central Pennsylvanians. The Dairymen and the Food Bank launched the Fill a Glass with Hope® philanthropic effort during the 2015 Pennsylvania Farm Show along with Mid-Atlantic Dairy Association, the Center for Dairy Excellence, the Milk Marketing Board, Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, and marketing and media strategists LM Gnazzo Promotion Strategies and Nell McCormack Abom Communications. The Central Penn Business Journal today named Central Pennsylvania Food Bank the first-place winner in the Brand Identity/Unique Marketing Campaign category of its 2016 Nonprofit Innovation Awards at a ceremony in York.

A Dairy Delicious Dish Perfect for BBQs

Macaroni and cheese

School’s out for SUMMER! Well, almost. Summer is right around the corner, and if you’re like us, you’re already planning to kick it off with a Memorial Day barbecue. You’ve got the baked beans, the ice cold drinks, and of course, the barbecue, but where’s the dairy?! Impress your guests with this mouth-watering macaroni and cheese recipe from Real Simple and also get the filling nutrients it provides for a safe day in the sun!