Dairy Farmers, Consumers Kick Off Dairy Month with World Milk Day

A glass of milk a day is important part of dairy nutrition. ( Farm Journal Media )

Dairy farmers around the country and even the globe were joined by consumers in celebrating the nourishment that milk provides on World Milk Day. The festivities were held on June 1, which also served as the start of National Dairy Month in the U.S.

Farmers and consumers went to social media using the hashtags #WorldMilkDay and #JuneDairyMonth to bring awareness to one of the most complete meals available in a glass. Here is a sampling of the Tweets, Instagram and Facebook posts that people were putting out:

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Raise a glass and join us in celebrating #worldmilkday 🥛🐮 #undeniablydairy #milkmeansmore

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Another popular social media hashtag has been campaign by Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) called #GiveMilkMoney. For those who uses the hashtag #GiveMilkMoney on social media, DFA will donate a gallon of milk to The Great American Milk Drive (GAMD) allowing children in need to get wholesome milk.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Guys how cool is this!!!! Use #givemilkmoney during the month of June and @dfamilk will donate a gallon of milk to a family in need! . . We are so lucky to have so many choices at our grocery stores but some families are still in need! Just a friendly reminder to check with your local food banks and see if they need any dairy donations during #Junedairymonth . ....... Repost @dfamilk with @get_repost ・・・ Every summer, more than 18 million children across the country are left without the fundamental nutrition of milk. This #WorldMilkDay, DFA wants to make sure everyone can celebrate by giving back. Every time you post on social media using the hashtag #GiveMilkMoney, we donate a gallon of milk to families in need.

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