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Aug 23, 2017, 22:10 ET Minnesota Dairy Community Crowns 64th Princess Kay of the Milky Way

Emily Annexstad (ANNE-NEX-STAD), a 19-year-old college student from St. Peter, Minnesota, representing Nicollet County, was crowned the 64th Princess ...


Jun 01, 2017, 17:46 ET Dairy Iowa Event is June 8

Dairy Iowa, a partnership between individuals and organizations invested in Iowa's dairy industry, will hold its annual June Dairy Month event June 8 ...


Jun 01, 2017, 17:34 ET Iowa Dairy Princess Candidates Sought

Midwest Dairy Association's Iowa Division is seeking candidates for Iowa's 64th Dairy Princess. The entry deadline is Saturday, July 1. The Iowa...


May 03, 2017, 10:00 ET June Dairy Month Celebrates Dairy Products and Dairy Farmers

More than 75 years since the annual celebration began, June Dairy Month continues to recognize dairy products and the farmers who produce them. The...


Apr 07, 2017, 13:30 ET From Sweet and Spicy to Salty and Tart, Dairy Farmers ask Fans to Vote for the 2017 "Flavor of the Fair" April 7-17

As the days get longer and weather gets warmer, Minnesotan's yearn for the long, lazy days of summer. And nothing tastes better on a hot day than an...


Aug 24, 2016, 10:43 ET Minnesota Dairy Industry Crowns 63rd Princess Kay of the Milky Way

Haley (HAY lee) Hinrichs (HIN ricks), a 19-year-old college student from Goodhue, Minnesota, representing Goodhue County, was crowned the 63rd...


May 12, 2016, 12:20 ET Jer-Lindy Farms and Redhead Creamery Recognized with U.S. Dairy Sustainability Award

Jer-Lindy Farms and Redhead Creamery, a partnership between two generations of the Jennissen family, have been recognized with a 2016 U.S. Dairy...


May 09, 2016, 06:09 ET Celebrate the Season, Pledge Three Daily Servings of Dairy

More than 75 years since the annual celebration began, June Dairy Month continues to recognize dairy foods and the farmers who produce them....


Feb 25, 2016, 01:17 ET Midwest Dairy Association Names Next CEO; Mike Kruger to Retire After 35 Years

Midwest Dairy Association, a non-profit organization which manages dairy farmer checkoff funds in a 10-state region, has named Lucas Lentsch as its...


Aug 26, 2015, 10:31 ET Minnesota Dairy Industry Crowns 62nd Princess Kay of the Milky Way

Kyla Mauk, a 19-year-old college student from Howard Lake, Minn., representing Wright County, was crowned the 62nd Princess Kay of the Milky Way in...


Aug 20, 2015, 01:41 ET Dairy Goodness Bar Debuts Salted Caramel Puff Malt as Inaugural "Flavor of the Fair"

Dairy Goodness Bar malts at the Minnesota State Fair are a time-honored tradition, and fair-goers know they can expect mainstays like vanilla and...


May 08, 2015, 01:13 ET Northern Illinois Food Bank and Prairie Farms Dairy Recognized with U.S. Dairy Sustainability Award

Northern Illinois Food Bank and Prairie Farms Dairy have been recognized with a 2015 U.S. Dairy Sustainability Award for Outstanding Achievement in...


May 08, 2015, 01:07 ET Dorrich Dairy Recognized with U.S. Dairy Sustainability Award

Dorrich Dairy in Glenwood, Minn., has been recognized with a 2015 U.S. Dairy Sustainability Award for Outstanding Dairy Farm Sustainability. The...


Apr 29, 2015, 10:00 ET Celebrate the Reasons Why Dairy Makes Sense

More than 75 years since the annual celebration began, June Dairy Month continues to recognize dairy foods and the farmers who produce them....


Aug 20, 2014, 10:21 ET Minnesota Dairy Industry Crowns 61st Princess Kay of the Milky Way

Jeni Haler, a 19-year-old college student from Norwood Young America, Minn., representing Carver County, was crowned the 61st Princess Kay of the...


Aug 06, 2014, 11:00 ET 61st Iowa Dairy Princess Crowned

Mikayla Lien (pronounced Lean), a 19-year-old from Calmar, was crowned the 61st Iowa Dairy Princess during an evening ceremony at the Iowa State...


May 30, 2014, 08:00 ET Raise a Glass of Milk to Toast Dairy's Goodness

More than 75 years since the annual celebration began, June Dairy Month continues to recognize dairy foods and the people who make them possible to...


Aug 21, 2013, 10:35 ET Minnesota Dairy Industry Crowns 60th Princess Kay of the Milky Way

MarJenna McWilliam, a 20-year-old college student from Winger, Minn., representing Polk County, was crowned the 60th Princess Kay of the Milky Way in ...


Jun 03, 2013, 01:00 ET Dairy Farmers Celebrate Feeding Our Nation during June Dairy Month

Dairy farmers take pride in their role in producing wholesome, nutritious dairy foods and in helping to feed the nation. During June Dairy Month,...


May 31, 2013, 09:00 ET June Dairy Month Celebrates Midwest Dairy Farm Families and the Nutritious Dairy Foods They Produce

June Dairy Month is an annual celebration that began in 1937 and serves as a time to reflect on dairy foods and the industry that makes it possible....


Aug 22, 2012, 10:47 ET Minnesota Dairy Industry Crowns 59th Princess Kay of the Milky Way

Christine Reitsma, an 18-year-old college student from Sauk Centre, was crowned the 59th Princess Kay of the Milky Way in an evening ceremony at the...


Jun 01, 2012, 10:00 ET Midwest Dairy Farm Families Committed to Healthy People, Communities and Planet for June Dairy Month and Every Day

June Dairy Month, an annual celebration that began in 1937, is traditionally a time to reflect on dairy foods and the industry that makes it possible....


Feb 21, 2012, 03:17 ET Fuel Up to Play 60 Report Card: Initial Data Shows Progress in Helping to Create Healthier Schools

Fuel Up to Play 60's first "report card" since launching in 2009 shows schools are making progress in promoting healthier eating habits and...


Aug 30, 2011, 10:00 ET Midwest Dairy Council Kicks Off Back to School and National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month with a Healthy Start

September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, reminding Americans that instilling physical activity and healthy eating habits among our...


Aug 24, 2011, 10:39 ET Minnesota Dairy Industry Crowns 58th Princess Kay of the Milky Way

Mary Zahurones (Zah-RO-nus), an 18-year-old college student from Pierz, was crowned the 58th Princess Kay of the Milky Way in an evening ceremony at...