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Millions of U.S. Students are Missing Breakfast, Denying Themselves the Chance to Fuel Greatness – Inside and Outside of School
March 02, 2015 10:32 AM
Fuel Up to Play 60 the nation’s largest in school health and wellness program, in conjunction with National School Breakfast Week (March 2-6), launched Fuel Greatness, an effort to elevate the conversation around good nutrition and physical activity to ensure a healthy, high-achieving generation of youth.
February 11, 2015 2:37 PM
Dairy farmers and industry leaders from across Minnesota came together Monday (February 9, 2015) to rally around a new effort to help the state’s dairy industry grow and thrive. Under the theme of “Stronger Together,” the gathering bearing the title of Minnesota Dairy Growth Summit reflected the involvement of the University of Minnesota, Midwest Dairy Association and the Minnesota Milk Producers Association.
January 19, 2015 8:00 AM
If you or a loved one is lactose intolerant, you might find yourself confused about the condition and what it means for your eating habits. One common misperception is that you must eliminate dairy from your diet. Actually, by following simple tips for management, you can return to confidently eating the dairy foods you love.
December 12, 2014 3:27 PM
This past fall, students at three schools in Iowa and Illinois were named winners in the Fuel Up Cups Fall Contest. The contest, sponsored by Midwest Dairy and BRAX Fundraising, was open to schools in 10 states throughout the Midwest. BRAX Fundraising programs provide products for schools that are officially licensed by the National Football League.
December 01, 2014 8:00 AM
With the holiday season upon us, thoughts are centered on entertaining and gift-giving. This year, make the holidays extra special by "Romancing the Cheese." From gifts to appetizers, dinner and dessert, cheese adds a nutritious, flavorful and elegant touch. An increasing demand in cheese suggests Americans are falling more "in love" with cheese.
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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
Dairy Farming Facts
Midwest Dairy Association has a menu of fact sheets available for you to learn more about dairy farmers’ care for their animals, the environment and how they produce wholesome, high-quality milk. Additional topics include dairy farms and sustainability; hormones, antibiotics and milk wholesomeness; and the variety and characteristics of milk choices.