Dairy Farming Facts
Midwest Dairy Association has a menu of fact sheets available for you to learn more about dairy farmers’ care for their animals, the environment and how they produce wholesome, high-quality milk. Additional topics include dairy farms and sustainability; hormones, antibiotics and milk wholesomeness; and the variety and characteristics of milk choices.
Dairy Makes Sense
Midwest Dairy’s blog features our program experts in Nutrition, Retail and Schools plus dairy farmers and industry experts. It is a forum to share and dialogue about the many reasons why dairy makes sense for you and your family.
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January 09, 2013 10:18 AM
Fuel Up to Play 60 and America's milk processors have partnered on a Breakfast Blitz contest to make $250,000 in grants available to schools across the country to help give kids greater access to a healthy breakfast.
December 17, 2012 1:55 PM
An Iowa school district now has the resources to implement new nutrition and physical activity program initiatives, from providing more healthy eating options to helping students learn more about where their food comes from. The Ballard Community School District has been chosen to receive three grants totaling $9,750 to support its Fuel Up to Play 60 initiatives.
December 06, 2012 2:24 PM
Midwest Dairy Council and the Minnesota Vikings are teaming up to reward 17 Fuel Up to Play 60 youth leaders and their advisors with the ultimate game day experience: a run through the players’ tunnel in front of 63,000 cheering fans prior to the Vikings vs. Chicago Bears game Sunday, Dec. 9, on Mall of America Field at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome.
December 03, 2012 9:00 AM
Real food lovers unite! Families gathering in the kitchen and around the dinner table this season have a resource for 100 percent real dairy recipes on Pinterest. Midwest Dairy Association today launched the Real Dairy Holidays Contest on Pinterest giving one lucky pinner the chance to win a KitchenAid® stand mixer.
St. Louis Rams Players to Visit Rogers Middle School to Reward Them as Winners of the Fuel Up To Play 60 National Touchdown Dance Challenge
November 16, 2012 1:46 PM
Rogers Middle School will celebrate winning the Fuel Up To Play 60 National Touchdown Dance Challenge on Tuesday, November 20 with a visit from St. Louis Rams running back, Steven Jackson, and kicker, Greg Zuerlein. Rogers' students Reja Franklin and Maria Stoencheva helped their school earn national recognition by submitting a video of their signature touchdown dance to FuelUpToPlay60.com.
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Mike Kruger is CEO of Midwest Dairy Association, the dairy checkoff organization representing and funded by 20 percent of the nation’s dairy farmers.
Jerry Messer of Beaver Creek Ranch farms in Richardton, North Dakota with three of his brothers: Mark, Greg and Scott and their spouses.
Corporate Board officers for Midwest Dairy Association are, from left to right, back row: Jerry Messer, Allen Merrill; front row: Ken Herbranson, Dan Grunhovd.