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Cows in the… Bullpen?!

UDA Member Dairy, Arizona Dairy Co., teamed up with Shamrock Farms for their 2018 Cow Milk Off with the Diamondbacks.

To celebrate June Dairy Month, Shamrock Farms is donating a whole tanker truck (96,000 servings) of milk to families in need! They kicked off the fun at Chase Field last week, with the 2018 Cow Milk Off.

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What is Lactose?

In short, lactose is milk sugar. Plain and simple. Just like fructose is fruit sugar.

Lactose occurs naturally in dairy products like milk, cheese, and yogurt. Milk has 12 grams of lactose per serving, while hard cheeses like cheddar cheese only contain 1 gram. Yogurt can have anywhere from 8-14 grams depending on type and fat content.

UDA is …

Five Cheese Facts

Five Surprising Cheese Facts

Throw it on a burger, toss it in a taco, melt it into fondue there is really no wrong way to eat cheese!

Did you know:

1.  The world’s most expensive cheese is Pule.

  • Made in Serbia from donkey milk
  • It was sold for $576/pound
  • It takes 3 gallons of milk to make 1 lb of the cheese


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Manure happens…

When life (or 9,000 cows) gives you manure… add some straw and make compost!

Arizona dairy farmers are always looking for ways to recycle and conserve resources. Many are able to use their manure on crops to help feed their cows. Which brings the cycle of dairy farming full circle. The cows eat the crops, they make milk and waste, …

National Agriculture Day!

When you pour yourself a glass of milk or add it to a recipe do you think about how it got to your table? A glass of milk takes more effort to get to your table than you might think.

That glass of milk starts in a field, with nutritious crops to feed hungry cows.

That glass of milk starts …


Growth with U.S. Dairy

Sustainably produced, highly regulated, and nutritious. U.S. dairy products are a great choice.

Arizona Cheese Co. in the News!

Arizona Cheese Co was featured on Fox 10 AZ Morning! Cory McCloskey stopped by to learn all about our cheeses and how they get made.


United Dairymen of Arizona Day

Did you know? In 2010, at our 50th anniversary, Governor Jan Brewer proclaimed January 29th as ‘United Dairymen of Arizona Day’.

Here is her official proclamation:

WHEREAS, Arizona dairying pioneers laid the foundation for the United Dairymen of Arizona, and

WHEREAS, the formation of the United Dairymen of Arizona in 1960 represented vision, courage, business acumen and foresight, and

2017 Highest quality award winner

2017 #1 Quality Producer Award

Congratulations to Stotz Dairy for winning the Highest Quality Producer Award for 2017! We are proud of their commitment to making high-quality milk.…

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Employee Spotlight- Jedon Ruthardt

Jedon Ruthardt was born and raised in Muleshoe, TX. He and his wife were high school sweethearts and have been married for 29 years. Together they have 5 kids and 2 grandkids… 2 more on the way!

As Supply Supervisor in our Muleshoe, TX location, Jedon places orders, does receiving, oversees 6 employees and works with local dairymen on quality. …