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Is there such a thing as a Canadian cow? How long does it take for cows to turn green grass into milk? Why is milk sometimes blue? Explore these and other questions to find out more than you ever wanted to know about cows, milk, dairy processing, and dairy products! Use the Word Cloud below to search for information on more specific topics!

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Did you know?

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How did milk go from can to tank?

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What is a Canadian cow?

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When was ice cream invented?

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What’s the “moo” on technology?

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What do dairy farms and oil and gas producers have in common?

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Why did dairy farm cooperatives start?

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What landscapes did Alberta’s early settlers and farmers encounter?

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What did ice have to do with early dairy farming?

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How long do cows chew their cud?

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What do cows like?

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How much do dairy cows eat?

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Do cows have beds?

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Why do dairy farmers need barns?

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Is that a cow on my garden?

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Why is clean water important?

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What about manure?

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What are ruminant animals?

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What is sustainable farming?

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How do farmers care about the environment?

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How do farmers keep track of dairy cows?

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Did you know?

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How many people rely on milk … and just who are they?

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Why does milk get grades?

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How do cows support communities?

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How have farm statistics changed?

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What does weather have to do with dairy farming?

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How many breeds of dairy cows are there in Canada?

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What does it mean when dairy products are certified as organic?

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Where are organic dairy farms found in Canada?

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Just how many dairy farms are there in Canada?

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Where does your milk come from?

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Are all dairy farms the same?

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What factors do farmers consider when they build a dairy farm?

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What is a milk hauler?

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How is dairy farming connected to the oil and gas industry?

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On the farm, how is the safety of milk guaranteed?

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What is the proper way to store and handle milk?

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Why is milk homogenized?

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Is chocolate milk a good beverage choice?

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How is chocolate milk made in the processing plant?

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What are inhibitors?

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How does the shelf life for milk change when different processing techniques are used?

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What is the difference between cultured and regular butter?

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How long does it take for cows to turn green grass into milk?

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Why is milk sometimes blue?

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What is milk and dairy processing and how is it done?