Dairy is a large part of the nations food supply, as consumers who indulge in products like milk, cheese, and yogurt all are consuming dairy.
Monica Nyman is a registered dietitian and works with the St. Louis District Dairy Council to help promote dairy and connect people with where their food comes from. She explains some of the reasons why this month is dedicated to dairy.
The St. Louis District Dairy Council also focuses on recognizing dairy farmers for their efforts in producing to the nation's economy and health. More information on June Dairy Month can be found at stldairycouncil.org.