Dairy Princess Program

Midwest Dairy invests in Dairy Princess Programs, which offer leadership opportunities to shape young dairy advocates.

Building Dairy Leaders

Dairy princess programs provide a way to get young women involved in the dairy community and also creates dairy advocates. Dairy princesses represent dairy farmers in their respective states and attend numerous events with the goal of connecting with consumers.

The crown and banner worn by a dairy princess make it easy for the public to identify who she is and what she represents.

Learn more about the princess programs supported by Midwest Dairy Association in Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota.

Find Your State


Dairy Princess Program

The Iowa Dairy Princess tells the public about the dedication dairy farm families have to producing wholesome products for consumers, and how committed those families are to responsible animal care and environmental stewardship.


Princess Kay of the Milky Way

The young woman who serves as Minnesota’s dairy princess wears the title of Princess Kay of the Milky Way, a name selected in a Department of Agriculture contest almost 60 years ago.


Dairy Princess Program

The Nebraska Dairy Princess represents both the dairy producers and the dairy industry in 6 to 8 highly public events, with the goal of reaching the general public and school children.

South Dakota

Dairy Princess Program

The South Dakota Dairy Princess has served as the state’s official goodwill ambassador for the dairy industry for 58 years. The dairy princess typically makes appearances at consumer events, provides media interviews and helps educate people about dairy farmers’ dedication to their work, as well as communicating the importance of dairy products in our diet.