Stand with Wisconsin dairy farmers during National Dairy Month

In honor of National Dairy Month, Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin is encouraging consumers to stand united with the state`s dairy farmers and find simple ways to show support for an industry that contributes so much to Wisconsin`s culture and identity. 

"Wisconsin`s dairy farms — 95% of which are family owned — are facing difficult circumstances right now," said Suzanne Fanning, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin. "The single most effective way we can support our farmers is to buy and enjoy the nutrient-rich dairy products they produce."

With Americans spending more time preparing and eating meals at home rather than at restaurants or in school cafeterias, farmers have adapted their businesses quickly to meet changing demands and fulfill consumers` essential nutrition needs. Dairy is one of the most affordable ways of getting three of the four critical nutrients most often lacking in Americans` diets — calcium, vitamin D and potassium...

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