Dispelling “myths” about milk quality

The annual “June Dairy Month” promotion salutes dairy farmers and processors for their work in supplying consumers with quality products. In Kentucky, this relates to just over 700 dairy farms that supply milk to processors like Deans Foods, Winchester Farms (Kroger’s supplier), Flav-O-Rich,...

Across Kentucky – January 18, 2015

Better market prices for dairy farmers have begun to help stabilize the decrease in the number of farms here. Maury Cox, Executive Director of the Ky Dairy Development Council, talks about current trends and two major events next week; the Young Dairy Producers Conference and the KY Dairy Partners meeting,...

Across Kentucky – June 9, 2014

It started in 1937 as an effort to increase consumer demand for milk when the supplies on the farm were typically at their peak each spring. Maury Cox, Executive Director of the Ky Dairy Development Council talks about the history of June Dairy Month and how the event will be celebrated this year, comments...

Across Kentucky – December 24, 2013

The MILK program is making a difference on Kentucky dairy farms. Maury Cox, Executive Director of the Kentucky Dairy Development Program, says this relatively new marketing improvement effort is now in place with about 25% of state’s dairymen impacting almost 50% of milk production...

Across Kentucky – January 30, 2013

Kentucky’s dairy industry has been struggling in recent years to stem the tide in the reduction of dairy farms in the state. The Ky Dairy Development Council’s Maury Cox discusses their M.I.L.K. program and its efforts to assist existing dairy farms here in instituting improved production and marketing...