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April 25, 2013 5:01 PM
Students from dairy farm families in Nebraska who contribute to Midwest Dairy Association through the dairy checkoff are eligible to apply for scholarships offered by the organization.
April 23, 2013 1:00 PM
The Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy recently announced the winners of its second annual U.S. Dairy Sustainability Awards, which recognize dairy farms for practices that advance the industry’s commitment to healthy products, healthy communities and a healthy planet. Midwest Dairy Association is pleased to announce that two farms within its territory were honored, including Prairieland Dairy of Firth, Neb., and McCarty Family Farms, LLC of Rexford, Kan.
Twelve adult leaders from across the Midwest have been named Fuel Up to Play 60 Program Advisors of the Year. Fuel Up to Play 60 is an in-school nutrition and physical activity program created in partnership with Midwest Dairy Council and the NFL, in collaboration with USDA.
Thanks to the support of hundreds of South Dakotans, dairy farm families presented Feeding South Dakota with a donation of more than $12,500 at a benefit concert on March 26. Dairy farmers invited the public to "Be Our Guest" at a Phil Vassar concert at the annual Central Plains Dairy Expo for a $10 donation to Feeding South Dakota. Donations will be used to purchase dairy foods to stock food banks across the state.
March 27, 2013 9:00 PM
Audrey Souza, Milbank, is South Dakota’s newest State Dairy Princess. She was crowned tonight (Wed., March 27) in Sioux Falls during the Central Plains Dairy Expo. Souza is the 58th woman to wear the crown.