Dairy Council of California 2017 Spring Newsletter

A Message From the CEO

Dairy Council of California Adapts to Reach More Kids and Parents Where They Are

The world is moving fast, and Dairy Council of California is constantly evolving to educate more kids and parents, more times and in more ways. See full story.

At A Glance

Study Shows L.A. Students Drink More Milk When Offered Options

Students drink more milk, waste less and eat school meals more often when chocolate milk is included as an option with plain milk. See full Story.

Building Lifelong Healthy Eating Habits Through Multiple Touchpoints

Dairy Council of California programs have a unique position in schools, and they now reach far beyond the classroom. See the full story about how Dairy Council of CA is educating parents and families in the classroom, on the farm and in the community.

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Dairy Council of California thanks the following dairies for their support of Mobile Dairy Classroom and Ag Days:



James Winstead

Registered Dietitian Nutritionist
Industry Relations Manager

James Winstead recently joined Dairy Council of California as Industry Relations Manager. The Placer County native is a graduate of San Diego State University.

Q: Why did you want to join Dairy Council of California?
A: It was an easy choice, as I have a real passion for nutrition and a love of agriculture. I also share the organization’s cause, that is to improve the health of kids and parents throughout California. I’m proud to be an advocate for dairy families and companies providing one of our most important nutritional staples.

Q: What are your goals?
A: I want to make sure everyone in the industry knows how valuable Dairy Council of California is in elevating the health of millions. I also want to help industry organizations and leaders work together to advance dairy’s cause, while serving as a go-to resource for our producers and processors.

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