United Dairymen of Arizona News

United Dairymen of Arizona

United Dairymen of Arizona News

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...

Response to fairlife Undercover Video

By UDA - June 07, 2019

UDA Supports fairlife United Dairymen of Arizona (UDA) is aware of the recent undercover video release from Fair Oaks Farms. The treatment of animals in the video is entirely unacceptable and upsetting. The dairy industry does not condone the behavior of the particular farm employees. We're...

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...

Young Cooperators in the Community

By Roxy Helman - December 14, 2018

For nearly 20 years, Phoenix Children's Hospital has been filled with Christmas trees for the holiday season. This year, 97 trees can be found all around campus. Volunteers consisting of donors, corporate groups, civic groups, churches, patients and their families, and employees donate all of the...

Connecting with Consumers in the New York City

By Roxy Helman - December 04, 2018

Since 2016 Rosemarie Zimbelman has been an Arizona Milk Producers Board Member. The board oversees the marketing of milk and dairy products made by Arizona Dairy Farms. As a working mom, consumer, and dairy farmer Rosemarie has a different perspective to add to the board. She also believes her...

Meet Our Family- Philberta Montoya

By Roxy Helman - November 16, 2018

Years worked at UDA: 3 years Tell us a little about yourself: Recently married to the love of my life, Clifford. I grew up on the Navajo Reservation in Northern Arizona.  I am middle child of 5,I have one of each sibling an older brother, older sister, me, a little brother and a little sister. I...