Midwest Dairy news
The Illinois Soybean Association, together with Illinois’ other commodity and agriculture organizations, is once again calling for nominations to the Illinois 20 Under 40 Awards.
Molly Pelzer, the current CEO of Midwest Dairy, the checkoff organization representing over 4,000 dairy farmers in a 10-state region, announced her retirement from the group effective in March.
Illinois Farm Families’ “We Are the 96%” campaign will resume paid advertising opportunities in January and February, concluding with a Super Bowl commercial for Illinois audiences on Feb. 11.
2023 was a year of wins and continued challenges that will extend into the new year for the corn industry.
A new dairy checkoff growth program with pizza partners is expected to drive an additional 12-plus million pounds of cheese use.
The Illinois Soybean Association and Midwest Dairy will present the Taste of Farm Life from noon to 3 p.m. June 10 at the Clavin Dairy Farm, 27245 N. 23rd Ave., Rosamond.
The dairy checkoff is bringing a new approach to building trust with young Americans by helping high school curriculum writers across the country incorporate accurate science behind dairy farming.
The Illinois Soybean Association and its partners are honored to continue the Illinois 20 Under 40 recognition program in 2023. The program celebrates 20 young farmers under 40 for their work in the agricultural community and beyond.
The Illinois Soybean Association kicked off our new fiscal year with a slate full of promising and purposeful projects that place Illinois soybean farmers’ profitability as a top priority by growing opportunities for soybean uses, markets, accessibility and demand.
Illinois is known for two things: the high-quality products it feeds to the world and the high-quality growers who make it happen.
Early in 2021, four Illinois college students were selected to serve as the Midwest Dairy ambassadors. Throughout the year, this group promoted the dairy industry and supported Midwest Dairy’s mission to give consumers an excellent dairy experience at a variety of industry and consumer events in Illinois.