2013 Sustainability Report

2013 U.S. Dairy Sustainability Report

The Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy® published its third progress report to update stakeholders on the status of our Sustainability Commitment.

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Nominate for the 2015 Sustainability Awards

Learn about two new categories that honor innovative approaches to resource stewardship and community partnerships. Nominations accepted now through Nov. 7.

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Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy seeking next class of stewardship stars

The Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy®, established under the leadership of dairy farmers, is now accepting nominations for the 2015 U.S. Dairy Sustainability Awards. The awards recognize outstanding dairy farms, businesses and partnerships for socially responsible, economically viable and environmentally sound practices.

Blog: White House recognizes dairy farmers for commitment to science

As part of its Climate Data Initiative, the White House is recognizing dairy’s commitment to research and science as the foundation for continuous improvement.

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Cheese and sodium market snapshot

This brochure includes consumer and product research, challenges and opportunities, industry updates and business thought-starters.

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Cheese and healthy eating: audience brochure

This primer offers background information on the nutritional value of cheese for industry to educate general audiences.

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Uniting the Industry, Driving Growth

The Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy® provides a forum for the dairy industry to work together pre-competitively. Collectively, we address barriers and opportunities to foster innovation and increase sales.


Dairy's place in sports recovery

When compared to a plant-based protein like soy, whey provides for greater muscle-building benefits in the post-exercise period.

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