Midwest Dairy Association, a nonprofit organization which manages dairy farmer checkoff funds in a 10-state region, has named Trudy Wastweet as chief operating officer, a new leadership position.
Cindy Sorensen, senior vice president of business development for St. Paul-based Midwest Dairy Association, was recently presented with the 2017 Woman of the Year Award by The Women Grocers of America (WGA).
Marta Pulfer, a 17-year-old from Wayne, Nebraska, was crowned the Nebraska Dairy Princess during the annual Nebraska State Dairy Convention in Columbus Feb. 21.
It’s the New Year, a time when many people are focused on improving their eating habits by selecting foods that are not only nutritious, but also clean, meaning they are minimally processed with few ingredients.
Dairy Farm Families Make Contribution to Super Bowl Host Committee’s ’52 Weeks of Giving’ in Minnesota
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’ Flavored Malts and Sundaes Join Dairy Goodness Bar Menu for 2016 Minnesota State Fair
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.