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.
Thirteen young women involved with the Iowa dairy community will compete to win the title of 64th Iowa State Dairy Princess Wednesday, Aug. 9, at 8 p.m. at the Multi-Media Center of the Cattle Barn at the state fairgrounds in Des Moines.
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.
Heidi Jacob, 18, daughter of Gerard and Lori Jacob of Linton, was crowned North Dakota’s 70th State Dairy Princess in Bismarck at the Midwest Dairy North Dakota Division board meeting June 19.
Danna Sabolik, Kensington, Minnesota, is serving the Integrated Communications team from Midwest Dairy’s corporate office in St. Paul.
Dairy Iowa, a partnership between individuals and organizations invested in Iowa’s dairy industry, will hold its annual June Dairy Month event June 8 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Heartland Agribition Center in Independence.
Midwest Dairy Association’s Iowa Division is seeking candidates for Iowa’s 64th Dairy Princess. The entry deadline is Saturday, July 1.
The 12 young women who will compete for the title of Minnesota’s 64th Princess Kay of the Milky Way have been named, paving the way for each of them to have their likenesses carved in blocks of butter during the 2017 Minnesota State Fair.
More than 75 years since the annual celebration began, June Dairy Month continues to recognize dairy products and the farmers who produce them. The festivities will kick off with World Milk Day on June 1.
Minnesota’s county dairy princesses will gather May 19-21, concluding a leadership development weekend with the announcement of the 12 finalists for the next Princess Kay of the Milky Way.