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.
Brooten, Minn., farm and creamery selected for overall environmental effort, including energy efficiency program, waste reduction and commitment to water quality.
Midwest Dairy Association, a non-profit organization which manages dairy farmer checkoff funds in a 10-state region, has named Lucas Lentsch as its next CEO.