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The coronation of the 60th Iowa Dairy Princess will take place this Wednesday night, Aug. 7, at 8 p.m. at the Multi-Media Center of the Cattle Barn at the state fairgrounds in Des Moines. Eleven young women involved with the dairy community across the state are competing for the title.
August 05, 2013 10:16 AM
Illinois will “Come Together” during the State Fair in Springfield Aug. 8-18, so the state’s dairy farmers plan to do the same – and help the hungry while doing so. For every glass of milk sold at the Illinois State Fair Dairy Building, they’ll be matching that purchase with a purchase of milk for a local food bank.
July 29, 2013 11:17 AM
It may be hard to believe, but it is already that time of year when families start to say goodbye to summer and hello to the new school year. In preparation, attention shifts toward to-do lists filled with tasks such as buying school supplies, going clothes shopping and getting sports physicals. What may not be on the list yet is making breakfast a priority.
Eighteen Students Selected to Lead Healthy Changes in Their Schools, States and Throughout the Country for Fuel Up to Play 60
July 15, 2013 10:35 AM
Eighteen students from across the Midwest have been selected to serve as National and State Ambassadors for Fuel Up to Play 60, an in-school nutrition and physical activity program created in partnership with Midwest Dairy Council and the NFL, in collaboration with USDA. Fuel Up to Play 60 encourages students to eat healthy, be active and make positive, healthy changes in their schools and communities.
July 11, 2013 2:39 PM
The Dairy Research Institute®, established under the leadership of America’s dairy farmers, announced the winners of its second annual New Product Competition. This year’s competition challenged undergraduate and graduate student teams to develop a new dairy-based product for the morning meal occasion.