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August 18, 2014 2:22 PM
In 1955, milk was a dime and served from a five-gallon can in a tent on Machinery Hill. Sixty years later, the All-You-Can-Drink Milk Stand is still quenching fair-goers’ thirsts and providing what is arguably the best deal at the Minnesota State Fair.
August 15, 2014 4:57 PM
August 15, 2014 2:31 PM
Thanks to a joint effort by farmer-funded groups in Nebraska, dairy farming and food are among the topics for a new display called Raising Nebraska at the Nebraska State Fair. The display is a centerpiece component in the new Nebraska building at the fair, which begins Aug. 22 in Grand Island.
August 15, 2014 2:27 PM
Twelve Students from the Midwest Selected to Lead Healthy Changes in their Schools, States and Throughout the Country as Part of the Fuel Up to Play 60 Program
August 14, 2014 3:10 PM
Twelve students from across the Midwest have been selected to serve as National and State Ambassadors for Fuel Up to Play 60, an in-school nutrition and physical activity program created in partnership with the National Dairy Council, Midwest Dairy Council and the NFL, in collaboration with USDA. Fuel Up to Play 60 encourages students to eat healthy, be active and make positive, healthy changes in their schools and communities.
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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, back row: Jerry Messer, Bill Siebenborn, Allen Merrill;
front row: Kent Herbranson, Dan Grunhovd
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