Midwest Dairy Elects Leadership

Midwest Dairy Elects Leadership

Allen Merrill, a dairy farmer from Parker, South Dakota, was re-elected chairman of Midwest Dairy during the organization’s annual meeting held in conjunction with the Western Dairy Forum in Phoenix, Arizona.

Clear Lake Woman Crowned 64th South Dakota Dairy Princess

Clear Lake Woman Crowned 64th South Dakota Dairy Princess

Ytsje Andringa, an 18-year-old Great Plains Lutheran High School senior from Clear Lake, was crowned South Dakota Dairy Princess during the opening of the Central Plains Dairy Expo March 26 in Sioux Falls. Andringa is the 64th woman to hold the title representing South Dakota’s dairy farm families.

Nebraska Dairy Princess Crowned


Nebraska Dairy Princess Crowned


Faith Junck, a 17-year-old from Carroll, was crowned the Nebraska Dairy Princess during the annual Nebraska State Dairy Convention in Columbus Feb. 26th.

Nebraska Dairy Princess Candidates Sought

The Midwest Dairy – Nebraska Division is seeking candidates to participate in the State Dairy Princess contest scheduled Feb. 26, 2019, at the Ramada Inn in Columbus, NE. The event is held in conjunction with the Nebraska State Dairy Convention.

South Dakota Dairy Princess Candidates Sought

The Midwest Dairy Association South Dakota Division is seeking candidates to participate in the State Dairy Princess contest scheduled Mar. 26, 2019, at the Sioux Falls Convention Center in Sioux Falls. The event is held in conjunction with the Central Plains Dairy Expo and Convention.

Midwest Dairy Seeking Applicants for Ambassador Program

College students with an interest in dairy can now apply to be a dairy ambassador in one of eight states across the Midwest. The Dairy Ambassador program provides students with leadership opportunities to connect with consumers and share their dairy story while networking with their peers and industry professionals.

Eight Midwest Students Receive National Dairy Board Scholarship

The national dairy checkoff has awarded 13 academic scholarships to college students enrolled in programs that emphasize dairy and who have shown potential to become future dairy leaders. Eight of the winners come from farms located within Midwest Dairy’s 10-state region.

Midwest Dairy Launches New Podcast

Hosted by CEO Lucas Lentsch, the first episodes of Dairy on the Air discuss how to make the critical connection with consumers and share insights from the recent Dairy Experience Forum.