Midwest Dairy Association

Iowa Dairy Princess

The contest happens every August in Des Moines - on the night before the Iowa State Fair begins. Once chosen, winners help tell the public about the dedication dairy farm families have to producing wholesome products for consumers, and how committed those families are to responsible animal care and environmental stewardship.

They also help tell audiences, especially children, how important 3 Every Day of Dairy is to good health.

Iowa Dairy Princess Highlights

60th Iowa Dairy Princess Crowned

Mariah Schmitt, an 18-year-old from Fort Atkinson, was crowned the 60thIowa Dairy Princess during an evening ceremony at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines tonight (Wednesday, August 7).

Iowa Dairy Princess Coronation is Wednesday

The coronation of the 60th Iowa Dairy Princess will take place this Wednesday night, Aug. 7, at 8 p.m. at the Multi-Media Center of the Cattle Barn at the state fairgrounds in Des Moines.  Eleven young women involved with the dairy community across the state are competing for the title. 

Mariah Schmitt, 2013-2014Iowa Dairy Princess

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Celina Young, 2013-2014 Alternate Iowa Dairy Princess

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