Midwest Dairy Association announces that Jerry Messer has been honored by the National Dairy Promotion and Research Board (NDB) as the 2017 recipient of the Richard E. Lyng Award for his contributions and distinguished service to dairy promotion.
Students from Midwest Dairy’s region recently received seven out of the 12 available academic scholarships awarded by the national dairy checkoff.
Emily Annexstad, a 19-year-old college student from St. Peter, Minnesota, representing Nicollet County, was crowned the 64th Princess Kay of the Milky Way in an evening ceremony at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds, Aug. 23.
Minnesota’s dairy community will kick off the Great Minnesota Get-Together by celebrating the coronation of the 64th Princess Kay of the Milky Way.
Meet the 2017 candidates for Princess Kay of the Milky Way.
Pie ‘n the Sky malts and sundaes – made with Minnesota dairy farmers’ secret, State Fair-recipe vanilla ice cream or malt, topped with crunchy spiced cookies, lemon curd and dark chocolate syrup – will join the traditional ice cream flavors at Midwest Dairy Association’s Dairy Goodness Bar at the Minnesota State Fair this year.
Indulge in Pie ‘n the Sky Malts and Sundaes at the Dairy Goodness Bar, Watch the 64th Princess Kay of the Milky Way be Crowned and Celebrate 63 Years of the All-You-Can Drink Milk Stand.
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.
The Dairy Goodness Bar, located at the corner of Judson and Underwood, regularly ranks among the fair’s top food attractions. The All-You-Can-Drink Milk Stand at the corner of Judson and Clough (kitty-corner from the Coliseum) is owned by Minnesota’s 3,000-plus dairy farmers, and operated by Midwest Dairy Association.
Rachel Grober, a 17-year-old from Ionia, was crowned the 64th Iowa Dairy Princess during an evening ceremony at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines tonight.