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July 16, 2014 4:17 PM
Midwest Dairy Association has awarded three $1,000 scholarships to Illinois students from dairy backgrounds. Emily Irwin of Belvidere, Jennifer Wakeley of Rockford and Sarah Palmer of Durand were awarded the 2014 Illinois Division scholarships.
July 16, 2014 3:35 PM
Midwest Dairy Association has welcomed Chelsea Jean, daughter of Tyler and Donna of Cissna Park, as its 2014 intern serving Illinois. Jean is assisting with the organization’s work in industry relations and dairy farmer image activities.
July 16, 2014 3:11 PM
Nine teachers from across the Midwest have been inducted into the inaugural Fuel Up to Play 60 Hall of Fame. As Program Advisors in their school districts’ Fuel Up to Play 60 programs, these teachers have taken a leadership role in encouraging students to get active, eat healthy and make a difference.
June 09, 2014 2:44 PM
That gallon of milk you consider a staple in your refrigerator is missing in Iowa’sfood banks. According to Feeding America®, the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization, milk is one of the items most requested by food bank clients, yet there is a nationwide shortage because it is rarely donated.
June 04, 2014 10:30 AM
Lt. Governor Lavon Heidemann will proclaim June Dairy Month in Nebraska on Saturday, June 14, at R&D Dairy at 1540 Highway 51, Bancroft. The farm will open its barn doors to the public from 1 to 4 p.m. with the proclamation taking place at 2 p.m.
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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, Bill Siebenborn, Allen Merrill;
front row: Kent Herbranson, Dan Grunhovd
Dairy Farming Facts
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