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May 18, 2015 9:41 AM
On April 23, Midwest Dairy Council’s Dairy Nutrition Advisory Committee honored Lynn Large, Director of Food Service for Marshalltown Community School District, with the 2014 Midwest Dairy Council Service Award.
May 17, 2015 8:54 PM
The selection of 12 young women from dairy farm backgrounds on Sunday, May 17, in St. Cloud has paved the way for crowning Minnesota’s 62nd Princess Kay of the Milky Way, the dairy industry’s official goodwill ambassador.
Minnesota Dairy and Illinois Food Bank-Dairy Company Partnership Among Winners of 2015 U.S. Dairy Sustainability Awards
May 08, 2015 11:00 AM
A Minnesota dairy and a partnership between the Northern Illinois Food Bank and an Illinois dairy company are among the winners of this year’s U.S. Dairy Sustainability Awards, announced May 7.
May 06, 2015 4:31 PM
An annual gathering of Minnesota’s county dairy princesses will conclude with the announcement of the 12 finalists for the next Princess Kay of the Milky Way at a luncheon beginning at 12 noon on Sunday, May 17, at St. Cloud State’s Atwood Center. More than 60 dairy princesses are expected to attend the weekend of workshops preceding the announcement, with most of the group competing for the finalist positions.
April 29, 2015 8:00 AM
More than 75 years since the annual celebration began, June Dairy Month continues to recognize dairy foods and the farmers who produce them. June Dairy Month's rich history continues, with communities, companies and people from all over celebrating the many reasons why dairy makes sense for families and the environment.
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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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