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March 21, 2014 4:33 PM
On March 3, Fuel Up to Play 60 - the nation's largest in-school wellness program - along with Share Our Strength's No Kid Hungry campaign and Dean Foods, launched the It Starts With School Breakfast campaign to increase school breakfast participation nationwide.
March 07, 2014 3:07 PM
South Dakota’s 59th State Dairy Princess will be crowned in Sioux Falls the evening of Tuesday, March 25. Five candidates are seeking the current title to replace Audrey Souza, Milbank, who has served the dairy industry for the past year.
March 03, 2014 8:00 AM
Many people are taking advantage of warmer temperatures and increased hours of sunlight to get fit for the fun season ahead. As they do, they'll be looking for ways to fuel their efforts. Enter dairy, a protein powerhouse that provides numerous benefits to active individuals.
February 24, 2014 12:31 PM
Dairy farm families will again partner with First Bank & Trust, Hy-Vee and Lewis Drug to help provide nutritious dairy foods to South Dakotans in need. For the fourth year, dairy farmers will invite the public to "Be Our Guest" at a concert at the annual Central Plains Dairy Expo. For a $10 donation to Feeding South Dakota, people will receive a pass to the "Roots and Boots" tour concert featuring country music performers Joe Diffie, Aaron Tippin and Sammy Kershaw on March 25.
February 12, 2014 3:19 PM
Shauna Gilles from Plainfield, Ill. and Robbie Sadoski from Mansfield, Ark. are two of seven extraordinary Fuel Up to Play 60 students who won GENYOUth Foundation’s AdVenture Capital program, which empowers youth to lead change to improve nutrition and physical activity in schools.
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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.
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