Midwest Dairy Council has announced it will provide $250,000 to provide Fuel Up to Play 60 Super School Breakfast grants – to support schools serving breakfast outside the cafeteria – to 52 communities across the state over the 52 weeks leading up to Super Bowl LII.
Americans waste an estimated 40 percent of the food they buy. In fact, the average person wastes an estimated 25 pounds of food every month, and dairy products are thrown out more than other foods, even produce. Learning kitchen tricks and strategies to store dairy products properly can help reduce food waste.
Haley (HAY lee) Hinrichs (HIN ricks), a 19-year-old college student from Goodhue, Minnesota, representing Goodhue County, was crowned the 63rd Princess Kay of the Milky Way in an evening ceremony at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds, Aug. 24.
Call It Breakfast malts and sundaes – made with Minnesota dairy farmers’ secret, State Fair-recipe vanilla ice cream or malt, topped with sprinkles, chocolate and latte-flavored syrup, and chunks of bakery-fresh doughnuts – will join the traditional ice cream flavors at Midwest Dairy Association’s Dairy Goodness Bar at the Minnesota State Fair this year.
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 pass her crown on to one of 12 county dairy princesses vying for the title.
Katelyn Goldsmith, an 18-year-old from Earlville, was crowned the 63rd Iowa Dairy Princess during an evening ceremony at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines Wednesday (Aug. 10). Goldsmith, daughter of Jim and Kristi Goldsmith, will spend the year serving as a goodwill ambassador for Iowa’s dairy farmers.
There’s lots of dairy to dig into at the Minnesota State Fair this year. Visitors to the Dairy Goodness Bar will be able to enjoy the winner of Midwest Dairy Association’s second annual “Flavor of the Fair” contest: the Call It Breakfast malt or sundae. They can also make flavor suggestions for next year while watching the 63rd Princess Kay of the Milky Way and the 11 finalists have their likenesses carved in butter.
Meet the candidates for the 2016 Princess Kay of the Milky Way.
Twelve young women involved with the Iowa dairy community will compete to win the title of 63rd Iowa State Dairy Princess Wednesday, Aug. 10, at 8 p.m. at the Multi-Media Center of the Cattle Barn at the state fairgrounds in Des Moines.
The Illinois State Fair would not be the same without the iconic Butter Cow, and now fairgoers can rest assured the classic dairy bovine will return in 2016.