Stephanie Cundith, MS, RD, LD
Communications Manager and Nutrition Spokesperson
Sr. Communications Manager
Agricultural and Dairy Industry Trade Media
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Scientific Advisory Council
Meet the Scientists who contribute to and review our Fact Sheets. The Midwest Dairy Association Scientific Advisory Council is comprised of six leading dairy health, animal care and nutrition, farm environment, human health and nutrition, and dairy food experts.
Lucas Lentsch, CEO
Lucas Lentsch is the CEO of Midwest Dairy Association, which works on behalf of 8,000 dairy farm families in 10 Midwestern states to increase dairy sales, foster dairy innovation and inspire consumer confidence in dairy foods and farmers. Lentsch’s upbringing on a family dairy farm and his background in agriculture root him to an industry he is committed to serving.
Jerry Messer, Chairman
Jerry Messer of Beaver Creek Ranch farms in Richardton, North Dakota with three of his brothers: Mark, Greg and Scott and their spouses. Together the Messer family partnership milks 240 head of Holsteins, operates an 850-cow beef herd and farms an amazing 19,000 acres of corn, wheat, barley, oats and alfalfa.
The butter sculpting booth (in the Dairy Building, corner of Judson Avenue and Underwood Street) is a Minnesota State Fair exhibit sponsored by Midwest Dairy Association’s 3,000-plus dairy farmers. It’s one of the most popular attractions at the fair.
On opening day of the State Fair, the newly crowned Princess […]
Dairy Goodness Bar
The Dairy Goodness Bar, located at the corner of Judson and Underwood, regularly ranks among the fair’s top food attractions. Located in the Dairy Building near the butter sculptures, the Dairy Goodness Bar is open throughout the fair from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily.
The Dairy Goodness […]
ST. PAUL, Minn. (August 9, 2016) – Next week, Minnesota’s dairy community will kick off the Great Minnesota Get-Together by celebrating the coronation of the 63rd Princess Kay of the Milky Way. On Wednesday evening, Aug. 24, reigning Princess Kay, Kyla Mauk of Howard Lake representing Wright County, will […]