Dairy Month!

If it’s June, it’s time to celebrate dairy! Wisconsin is a great state to do that. If you’re looking for a dairy breakfast, check out Breakfast on the Farm, a web page from Travel Wisconsin.

Learn more about dairy and Dairy Month at other web sites from the International Dairy Foods Association, Midwest Dairy Association, National Dairy Council, Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, and others. Some of these pages also feature lists of events, including Cows on the Concourse in Madison this Sat. (June 6th), Dairy Day at the “Moo”-seum on Sat. (June 13th) at the Hoard Historical Museum & the National Dairy Shrine in Fort Atkinson, and the 39th Annual Walworth County Farm Bureau Dairy Breakfast on Sat., June 20th.

cover of Holy CowAndersen Library can help you learn all kinds of things about dairy! Search Research@UWW to find a wide range of things, from fiction like Holy cow: A modern-day dairy tale (2nd-floor Browsing Books, PS3604.U343 H65 2015) and A thousand acres (2nd-floor Great Minds collection, PS3569.M39 T47 1992) to serious titles like Pure and modern milk: An environmental history since 1900 (3rd-floor Main Collection, QP144.M54 S65 2014) and Milk Money Cash, Cows, and the Death of the American Dairy Farm (online). Articles are available also by searching the articles databases, e.g., “Dairy products, yogurts, and bone health” (American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 2014, vol.99:no.5, pp.1256S-1262S), “Continuity and change: Amish dairy farming in Wisconsin over the past decade” (Geographical Review, 2014, vol.104:no.1, pp.52-70), and “Pair housing and enhanced milk allowance increase play behavior and improve performance in dairy calves” (Journal of Dairy Science, 2015, vol.98:no.4, pp.568-2575).

Please ask a librarian (choose email or chat, or visit or call the Reference Desk at 262.472.1032 for assistance with finding additional materials.

About Barbara

I am a Reference & Instruction librarian, head of that department in Andersen Library, an associate professor, and a member of the General Education Review Committee and Faculty Senate. I've been working at UW-W since July 1, 1990.
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1 Response to Dairy Month!

  1. DJ says:

    The Walworth County Farm Bureau Dairy Breakfast is marvelous. Great food, friends and fun. Governor Scott Walker helped serve breakfast last year. Get there early as the line gets longer as the morning goes on.

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