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August 10, 2015 11:53 AM
There is lots to love for dairy enthusiasts at the 2015 Minnesota State Fair. Visitors to the Dairy Goodness Bar will be able to enjoy the winner of Midwest Dairy Association's inaugural "Flavor of the Fair" contest – the Salted Caramel Puff malt or sundae.
August 10, 2015 11:38 AM
Next week, Minnesota's dairy community will kick off the great Minnesota Get-Together by celebrating the coronation of the 62nd Princess Kay of the Milky Way. On Wednesday evening, August 26, reigning Princess Kay, Jeni Haler of Norwood Young America representing Carver County, will pass her crown on to one of 12 county dairy princesses vying for the title.
August 06, 2015 11:47 AM
Midwest dairy farmers often share their stories through the one thing every person can connect with: food. “The Dairy Good Cookbook: Everyday Comfort Food from America’s Dairy Farm Families” was inspired by consumers’ passion for cooking and recipe sharing. Released in June, the cookbook is among the items available to Illinois State Fair visitors who visit the Dairy Building.
August 05, 2015 3:40 PM
Eleven young women involved with the Iowa dairy community will compete in the contest to win the title of 62nd Iowa State Dairy Princess. The contest will begin on August 11 in Ankeny, with the coronation on Wednesday, August 12, at 8 p.m. at the Multi-Media Center of the Cattle Barn at the state fairgrounds in Des Moines.
July 29, 2015 11:21 AM
A daily breakfast leads to not only better overall nutrition, but better school performance as well. A simple breakfast at home or school can ensure that your child doesn’t start the day hungry. It also ensures that your child has the nutrients and energy he or she needs during the morning to concentrate on learning.
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Stephanie Cundith, MS, RD, LD
Communications Manager and Nutrition Spokesperson
Sr. Communications Manager
Agricultural and Dairy Industry Trade Media
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: Dan Grunhovd, Allen Merrill, Jerry Messer, Ken Herbranson. Not pictured: Bill Siebenborn.
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