Dairy product purchasing differs in households with and without children

IMAGE: A new study published in JDS Communications found that households with children reported purchasing larger quantities and higher-fat dairy products compared to households without children. view more  Credit: JDS Communications Champaign, IL, January 15, 2021 – American dairy consumers are often influenced by a variety of factors that can affect their buying habits. These factors […]

Strategic interventions in dairy production in developing countries can help meet growing global demand for milk

IMAGE: Projected volumes of milk (ECM, International Energy Corrected Milk) that will be produced by region in 2030 and percentage increase over 2017 levels (International Farm Comparison Network, IFCN, 2018) CIS… view more  Credit: Adesogan, A.T. and G.E. Dahl. 2020. MILK Symposium Introduction: Dairy production in developing countries. J. Dairy Sci. 103:9677-9680. https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.2020-18313. Philadelphia, October 15, […]

Removal of dairy cows from the United States may reduce essential nutrient supply with little effect on greenhouse gas emissions

Philadelphia, October 15, 2020 – The US dairy industry contributes roughly 1.58 percent of the total US greenhouse gas emissions; however, it also supplies the protein requirements of 169 million people, calcium requirements of 254 million people, and energy requirements of 71.2 million people. A suggested solution to increasing food production worldwide while reducing greenhouse […]