Listen for your chance to win a Steele County American Dairy Association and Steele County Dairy Farmers malt certificate that can be used at special events within the next couple of months.

Also, here is some more trivia for June Dairy Month:

  • The average dairy cow herd is 135 cows.
  • Chocolate milk contains an optimal ratio of carbohydrate-to-protein to help refuel tired muscles.
  • Calcium, potassium, phosphorus, protein, vitamin A, riboflavin, vitamin D, niacin and vitamin B12 are the nine key nutrients in milk.
  • Most cows chew at least 50 times/minute and spend 10 hours/day chewing their cud in order to aid in digestion.

Remember to 2-3 servings of milk and milk products a day.