United Dairymen of Arizona News

United Dairymen of Arizona

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Roxy Helman

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Cutting the Cheese for a Decade!

By Roxy Helman - July 21, 2019

On this day in 2009 our cheese plant made it's first batch of cheese! Since then, millions of pounds of fresh Arizona milk have created many types of delicious cheeses. Normally, cheese heads from Wisconsin only visit Arizona in the winter. We are glad they 'didn't melt' in the Arizona heat to...

Fun Facts About Cows

By Roxy Helman - July 15, 2019

Everyone knows that cows give us milk which makes all our favorite foods, like cheese, yogurt, ice cream etc. but did you know some of these fun facts about cows...

All About Arizona Corn Harvest

By Roxy Helman - July 10, 2019

July in Arizona means corn harvest for our dairy farmers. Long days are spent harvesting hundreds of acres to prepare feed for the future.

Employee Spotlight- Luis Mateo

By Roxy Helman - June 28, 2019

Years worked at UDA: Three years in August.

Employee Spotlight- Mike Benton

By Roxy Helman - June 13, 2019

Years worked at UDA: 18 years Tell us a little about yourself: Mike grew up in Minnesota on his family's farm, and helped with all the chores including milking cows. He enlisted in the Marines when he was 18 and did 2 tours in Vietnam. While in Vietnam he was in charge of maintenance. In 1967, he...

Second Annual SECC Cow Milking Contest

By Roxy Helman - April 19, 2019

 

Arizona’s Dairy Farmers Excited for New fairlife Production Facility

By Roxy Helman - April 10, 2019

CONTACT: Roxanne Helman- Communications Manager Phone #: (480) 966-7211 Email: rhelman@uda.coop   For Immediate Release 4/10/19   Arizona’s Dairy Farmers Excited for New fairlife Production Facility fairlife LLC announced plans on the construction of a new production and distribution facility in...

Cheese Pairings

By Roxy Helman - February 08, 2019

We've all heard that cheese and wine pair well together but have you ever felt stumped as to how to pair cheese with wine or different foods? We searched high and low to find pairings of popular cheese with wine, beer, and jam.

United Dairymen of Arizona Day

By Roxy Helman - January 29, 2019

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

Farming's Impact in Pinal County

By Roxy Helman - January 14, 2019

In Arizona's early years, jobs in agriculture, ranching and mining played an important role in our economy. As the state has grown, agriculture has been pushed further out to accommodate development. Even though you might not see many farms in the city, agriculture and farming have a big impact in...