June 1, 2022: "World Milk Day 2022: Why Is It Celebrated? Theme, History, Significance, and Inspirational Quotes", published at News 18, a news channel based in India.
Georgia Milk History: Dairy Ag Mag - a collaborative effort of the Georgia Farm Bureau/Ag in the Classroom and the Dairy Alliance - a 6 pg. pdf (easy to print!) with a collection of Georgia Dairy History, Dairy Breed History, Quizzes to test a reader's knowledge, and other information! Very informative, and contains lots of tidbits for your June Dairy Month posts!
Georgia Dairy History: "Dairy Industry," by Lane Ely and Melissa Brown, for the New Georgia Encyclopedia. From Oglethorpe's arrival in Georgia in the early 1700's, to modern day dairy technology, this broad ranging article is a fun look-back of everything dairy and cow. Historic photographs add to the appreciation of what the Georgia Dairy Industry has accomplished!
Georgia Ag News: Find Comfort with Dairy Products, Celebrate June Dairy Month, by Jennifer Whitaker, for the Georgia Farm Bureau publication. Although written in the early months of the pandemic, this piece summarizes the history of June Dairy Month itself, and relays some other facts about dairy products, and dairy organizations, including Georgia Milk Producers.
The article recognized the GMP Farmer-to-Farmer program, a network of trusted individuals set up in 2020 to provide farmers undergoing stress a means to 'talk their problems out," in light of all the mental health challenges they could face at any given moment. This program was initiated and organized by Farrah Newberry, the previous Executive Secretary of Georgia Milk Producers
Georgia Mobile Dairy Classroom - one of the best assets Georgia has for reaching youngsters and building customers for the future! If you haven't taken a look at the work Nicole Duvall has been doing, now's a good time!
Georgia Dairy Youth Foundation - our young folks are our future! Take a look at all of their activities! Take time to visit their social media pages, too!
Raise a Glass to June Dairy Month!
Julie Walker, for Georgia Milk Producers