Dairy Iowa Event is June 8

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.

Finalists Named for 64th Princess Kay of the Milky Way

Finalists Named for 64th Princess Kay of the Milky Way

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.

Princess Kay Finalists to be Named May 21

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.

Nancy Huls Named Vice President of Research and Insights for Midwest Dairy

Nancy Huls Named Vice President of Research and Insights for Midwest Dairy

Nancy Huls (Eggink) has been named vice president of research and insights for Midwest Dairy Association, a nonprofit in St. Paul funded by dairy farm families through the dairy checkoff. In her new role, Huls will work directly with the Midwest Dairy Foods Research Center on projects to help meet and grow consumer demand for dairy.

Midwest Dairy Council Dietitian Receives Minnesota Leadership Award

Midwest Dairy Council Dietitian Receives Minnesota Leadership Award

Alexandra Larson, Minnesota-based registered dietitian and health and wellness program manager for Midwest Dairy Council, received the Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year award at the 2017 Minnesota Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (MAND) annual conference in Minneapolis.

Midwest Dairy Council Dietitian Receives Kansas Leadership Award

Midwest Dairy Council Dietitian Receives Kansas Leadership Award

Marley Sugar, Kansas-based registered dietitian and health and wellness program manager for Midwest Dairy Council, has received the 2017 Emerging Dietetic Leader award at the Kansas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (KSAND) annual conference in Kansas City, Missouri.