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2018 Sustainability Report

By UDA - February 13, 2020

We are proud to share our 2018 Cooperative Sustainability Report. 2018 was a year of change and growth for our co-op. Our board of directors made decisions that took us out of our comfort zone but were in the best interest of the future. Decisions that ensured the safest and highest-quality dairy...

Employee Spotlight: Roberto Miranda

By UDA - February 13, 2020

Tell us a little about yourself: I was born and raised in Mexico. When I was 17, my father brought me to the USA. I was hired by Kurtis on February 14, 2000. That same year I also got my citizenship. My wife and I have been married for 29 years, we have a son and daughter and 3 grandchildren. They...

Curd is the Word!

By UDA - October 15, 2019

National Cheese Curd Day is October 15 Crazy for curds? Lucky for us, UDA makes it easy to enjoy cheese curds throughout the year! Milk n More opened in 2003 and has been making cheese curds since 2009 and has proven to be a customer favorite and best-selling item.

Activity Monitors Help Keep Our Cows Healthy

By UDA - August 07, 2019

Tracking fitness is a trend that continues to rise, with about 14 million Fitbit devices being sold in 2018. The opportunity to track fitness goals, heart rate and sleep patterns is appealing to many people as part of efforts to monitor overall health, and now farmers are taking advantage of this...

Caring for Cows: Calf Edition, Part 2- Group Housing

By UDA - August 02, 2019

Before a heifer calf grows up to be a cow in the milking herd, she will be taken care of for two years either on-farm or on a calf ranch. These little ladies are fed a nutritious diet starting with colostrum to help build their immune systems. They then move on to milk and hay. 

Caring for Cows: Calf Edition- Part 1

By UDA - July 24, 2019

Calves are the future of any dairy, which is why providing  the very best care for them is top priority at every farm.

Celebrate ice cream days the right way!

By UDA - July 02, 2019

Big news here! Not only is it NATIONAL ICE CREAM MONTH, but there are NATIONAL DAYS in July that celebrate ice cream too! With so many reasons to get the latest scoop this month, it’s no wonder that when “you scream, I scream,” we ALL end up screaming for ice cream.

The Scoop on Ice Cream Shops Around the Valley

By UDA - July 01, 2019

Arizona sure makes it easy to celebrate National Ice Cream Month. Of course, there is round-the-clock sunshine and 100+ degree temps that regularly leave us craving this ice-cold, tasty treat. But what also makes Phoenix a great place for ice cream fanatics is the awesome array of ice cream shops...

72 degrees in the shade

By UDA - June 20, 2019

"Cows who are in great health, make great milk." -Casey Dugan, Desperado Dairy Cow care is truly top of mind in everything our member dairy farmers do. From working closely with veterinarians and nutritionists on cow health and diets, to maintaining a clean and efficient farm operation, this is a...

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...