Dairy Production Statistics
Dairy farmers provide more than milk. They bring jobs and economic activity to communities by supporting local businesses and contributing to the community tax base.
What's New in Iowa
Midwest Dairy Council and Land O’Lakes Award Six Iowa Schools with Pro Football, Cheese Prize PackagesSix Iowa schools are about to receive prize packages – ranging from a supply of cheese to a visit from a pro football alumni player – for their creative video submissions to the “Hero’s Cheesy Challenge Celebration.”
Iowa Checkoff HighlightsHighlights of dairy checkoff activities in the state and region Download PDF
Iowa Dairy Princess
The contest happens every August in Des Moines - on the night before the Iowa State Fair begins. Once chosen, winners help tell 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.