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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 […]

January 30, 2019

School Wellness Conference to be Held Feb. 9 CSN Cheyenne Campus

Sponsored by the Dairy Council of Nevada® and hosted by The Nevada Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Division, we’re excited to be part of the first ever Southern Nevada School Wellness Conference. Join us from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, February 9, 2019, at the College of Southern Nevada, 3200 E. Cheyenne […]

January 28, 2019

A Nevada All-Star Teacher Wins Trip to Super Bowl LIII!

Dairy Management West awarded a Super Bowl Package to one lucky Fuel Up to Play 60 Program Advisor an expense-paid trip to Atlanta for Super Bowl LIII! Many Fuel Up to Play 60 Program Advisors go above and beyond to make wellness exciting and accessible to their students, so selecting one winner between NV and […]

December 19, 2018

New Study Challenges Dietary Guidelines on Whole-Fat Dairy Foods

New Study Challenges Dietary Guidelines on Whole-Fat Dairy Foods Researchers are re-examining old guidelines/studies and are discovering exciting results, which is great news for people who love to consume delicious dairy.

December 19, 2018

Fuel Up to Play 60 School Art Contest

This contest has now ended and we’re no longer accepting new submissions. We had a great response from you all, thank you to everyone who participated!  Stay tuned for more FUTP60 contests by visiting our latest contest page. Activate Your School and Win with These Fun Fuel Up to Play 60 Contests! In addition to […]