June is Dairy Month

June is Dairy Month! Arizona’s thousands of dairy cows provide us with the freshest milk, cheese, and yogurt. On average, a dairy cow will produce 7 gallons of milk each day. Remember too, 97% of your milk in the grocery store is coming from our local Arizona Dairies.

BUCKEYE, ARIZONA: Holstein dairy cows in a barn at the Triple G Dairy in Buckeye, AZ, March 11, 2003. The Triple G is one the most technologically advanced dairies in Arizona. More than 3,000 cows per day are milked at the dairy on two rotating carousels which hold 48 cows apiece. PHOTO BY JACK KURTZ



Labels with “Milk” in the Title

Look at Labels for products with “Milk” in the title: Real dairy milk’s ingredient list is short — simply milk and vitamins D and A. Non-dairy milk’ ingredient list can be much longer and have 10 or more additives. Choose dairy milk, it’s real milk.


Thump a Watermelon for Ripeness

It’s summer! Time to find out if a watermelon is ripe by thumping it and listening for the hollow sound of ripeness. Arizona and California are the largest producers of this centerpiece fruit of your family picnics.



Arizona Broccoli is a Super Food We Grow!

Arizona’s annual Broccoli crop generates millions of dollars for our state’s economy and provides another superfood veggie for you and me.



Ranchers Have Big Hearts for Wildlife!

Ranchers have big hearts for wildlife. So much so that their watering sources for cattle are the watering sources for wild animals. Plus, they take care of the land so cattle and wildlife can graze wild grasses together.