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Progress on Prop 1 Funded California Water Projects

California is in the midst of a serious drought, which is taking a major toll on our local agricultural industries. The Water Quality, Supply & Infrastructure Improvement Act (Prop 1) passed back in 2014, yet no construction of any of the funded projects has commenced.  Watch this brief interview with Emily Rooney from the Ag Council of California as she …

California Ag Coalition Requests Immediate State Action on Water Needs

Due to an economically crippling drought and the overwhelming regulatory demands of California, several agricultural groups formed a coalition and recently sent a letter to the governor and state legislature, both informing them of the challenges impacting farming families and requesting immediate action and funding to boost water storage and supplies. Watch this brief interview with Emily Rooney from the …

Making Yogurt Even Healthier by Adding Chickpea Flour

The importance of foods that are nutritious and healthy is on the minds of many Americans these days. Consumers demand food that is flavorful and tasty with health promoting properties. Yogurt, whether frozen, refrigerated, or blended into a smoothie, is one product that is getting an enormous amount of attention. What is yogurt exactly? Yogurt is a popular dairy product …

Manure Maneuver Helps Dairy Farmers Tackle Climate Change

The effects of climate change are bringing new and increasingly complex challenges to agriculture. One problem is the exacerbation of nutrient pollution. Higher temperatures can increase undesirable gaseous losses arising from applied fertilizers, and more intense or frequent severe storms can cause more fertilizer runoff losses. The issue is particularly concerning for dairy farmers; although dairy is one of the …

IDFA Announces 38th Annual Capitol Hill Ice Cream Party on June 22nd

The International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) announced the return of the annual Capitol Hill Ice Cream Party to the National Mall on June 22, 2022. The Ice Cream Party has been an essential summertime event for members of Congress, their families, Capitol Hill staff and many other special guests since it began in 1983. However, IDFA did not hold the …

CA Dairy Families Partner to Shred Hunger with Pilot Project Delivering Over 190,000 Pounds of Cheese to Feeding Programs Throughout State

With one in five Californians currently struggling with food insecurity, partnerships between farmers and food banks are an essential tool in fighting hunger. In commemoration of World Milk Day on June 1, the California Milk Advisory Board (CMAB) announced a partnership with Feeding American and the California Association of Food Banks (CAFB) to provide access to nutritious dairy foods at …

Real California Milk Excelerator Launches Quest for New Dairy Innovation

The California Milk Advisory Board (CMAB) announced the return of its annual dairy innovation competition for the fourth year running. This year’s Real California Milk Excelerator, created in partnership with innovation consultancy VentureFuel, brings a new, expansive focus to accelerate any dairy-based product – from traditional consumer food and beverage items to textiles, haircare, and beyond. The competition will award …

National Pizza Contest Finals for Innovative Recipes Showcasing Real California Cheese

The California Milk Advisory Board (CMAB) announced the 12 finalists for the 2022 Real California Pizza Contest (RCPC) – the fourth nationwide search for the best foodservice pizza recipes that include the most innovative uses of Real California cow’s milk cheeses. The professional chef finalists will compete in three categories during a public bake-off event in Napa, Calif. June 22, …

CA’s Bar 20 Dairy Among 2022 Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy Sustainability Award Winners

The U.S. Dairy Sustainability Awards program recognized a class of seven exceptional farms, businesses and partnerships for their socially responsible, economically viable and environmentally sound practices and technologies that have a broad and positive impact. This year’s winners displayed excellence in areas such as methane and other greenhouse gas reduction practices as well as water use efficiencies that support the …

Plan Ahead and Purchase World Dairy Expo Admission Passes Online

The countdown for the 55th World Dairy Expo is on as there are only four months left until the global dairy industry meets once again in Madison, Wisconsin. In addition to a new schedule, October 2 through 7, Expo is introducing the ability to purchase digital admission passes for this year’s event before arriving at the Alliant Energy Center. Admission …

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