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September 24, 2019

Refueling with Dairy for Young Athletes

From football to soccer and gymnastics to ballet, no matter the type of workout, recovering and refueling afterward is just as important as before and during the workout. Kids are often on the go and let’s face it, think they’re pretty invincible, but helping them fuel their body right is important for their growth and […]

September 17, 2019

Flavored Milk: Great Taste With Nutritional Benefits

For meals and snacks at home, school, or sports activities, chocolate milk is a delicious way for kids and adults to get the nutrients they need. Read on for facts on this not-so-guilty treat! Chocolate Milk in School Meals Over 68% of milk offered in schools is flavored, with chocolate winning as the milk of choice. A pilot […]

August 28, 2019

Fuel Up to Play 60: Moovement and Milk

Whether they plan on being a musician, physician, athlete or something entirely different, kids dream big. While there are a lot of things that go into supporting kids’ dreams, good nutrition and physical activity are key to helping fuel their greatness. This is why the National Dairy Council partnered with the NFL to form Fuel […]

August 14, 2019

Including Dairy in Back to School Nutrition

August is back to school month for most of us and as we all gear up for a season of education, it is important to take a moment to think about nutrition, too. Days and weeks get busy quickly with no shortage of activities for kids and families during the school year. Busier days sometimes […]

August 5, 2019

FUTP60 Kickoff 2019

Fuel Up to Play 60 is celebrating 10 years with more fun and chances to win than ever before! There is no wrong way to have a kickoff in your school—get creative and think outside the box! Review the ideas in the kick-off document, start planning, and then report your kickoff. Find more ideas to […]

July 16, 2019

What is Pasteurization & How Does it Work?

There’s a lot of confusion around what it means to pasteurize milk and why it’s done. Here’s what you need to know. Simply put, pasteurization is the process of heating then cooling milk to eliminate potentially harmful bacteria without affecting the taste or nutritional value. Pasteurization is not bad for you, but quite the opposite. […]

July 9, 2019

Dairy Council® of Nevada Summer Food Service Program 2019

School’s out for summer! For most kids, summer break means late nights, no homework, and lots of fun. But for some children, summer break can mean uncertainty about meals. Summer food service programs provide the nutritional bridge between the end of one school year and the beginning of the next. Summer food service programs provide […]

June 3, 2019

Celebrating National Dairy Month!

June is National Dairy Month and we’re ready to celebrate! Dairy products are some of the most affordable, nutrient-dense foods you can consume. And besides being nutritious, they’re also delicious! National Dairy Month originated in 1937 as National Milk Month. It started as a way to promote milk during the warm summer months and has […]

May 17, 2019

How Can I, as a Consumer, Help Dairy Farmers?

Simply put, consume more dairy! Buying milk and other dairy products such as cheese, yogurt, butter, and ice cream is the best way to support dairy farmers and the dairy industry. If you’re looking for more ways to consume dairy and get your recommended daily servings, visit our website for delicious dairy-based recipes. Dairy works […]

April 30, 2019

How well are dairy cows treated?

As Nevada Dairy Farmers, We Treat Our Cows with Respect and Compassion We do this to maintain a healthy and comfortable herd of cows, it is a top priority for us and all dairy farmers. It’s incredibly important that the herd is compassionately and correctly cared for from day one, which is why when a […]

February 25, 2019

A Win for Agriculture Across America – Smith Valley Dairy Prevails

A Win for Agriculture Across America – Smith Valley Dairy Prevails A Day of Celebration for an American Dairy Family after a Two-Year Struggle Ends with an 8-0 Jury Verdict in Their Favor Smith Valley Dairy in Nevada has a lot to celebrate today as a Lyon County jury handed down a 8-0 verdict in […]

February 19, 2019

Fuel Up to Play 60: Time to Milk It! Contest

This contest has ended, but fret not! Check out our Current Contests page to see what we currently have going on! In addition to the national Fuel Up to Play 60 contests available to you when you log in to your Dashboard at, we thought it would be fun to offer additional opportunities locally to […]