A Look at the Big Picture for Dairy

A new episode of Dairy on the Air is now available, sharing a conversation between Tom Gallagher, CEO of Dairy Management Inc, and Midwest Dairy CEO, Lucas Lentsch. Listen in to hear their discussion about how checkoff is working on new opportunities to increase dairy demand. Dairy on the Air, which launched in August 2018, is a podcast about all things dairy that can be found on your favorite podcast listening platforms, such as iTunes and Stitcher, or at MidwestDairy.com.



Topics discussed in this episode include:

  • Why it’s important for dairy farmers to be involved in school programs like Fuel Up to Play 60 and examples of the program’s success
  • How checkoff is collaborating with milk processors and dairy cooperatives to address the current consumption of fluid milk
  • The importance of unity within the dairy industry
  • The opportunities for dairy with a growing global middle class

Other recent podcast episode share conversations that address: using research to solve industry challenges with Midwest Dairy Foods Research Center Director Dr. Lloyd Metzger;  dairy research and sustainability with the National Dairy Council’s Dr. Greg Miller and Allen Merrill, a dairy farmer and Chairman of the Midwest Dairy board; retail opportunities for dairy with industry expert Doug Adams; export opportunities and a trade mission through the lens of a Midwest Dairy farmer and Dairy Management Inc. board member Lowell Mueller; and driving dairy demand around the globe with President and CEO of the U.S. Dairy Export Council, Tom Vilsack.

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