Midwest Dairy weaves through 100 more years of dairy history. Farmers in Iowa, Missouri and eastern Kansas formed Midland Dairy Association in the year of 1971. Their counterparts in Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota combined their state promotional organizations in the year of 1993, forming the American Dairy Association and Dairy Council of the Upper Midwest. These 2 main larger organizations joined forces in 2000, forming the Midwest Dairy Association and adding dairy farmers and territory in the area of Arkansas, western Kansas & eastern Oklahoma. American Dairy Association of Illinois joined Midwest Dairy a year after the thing. The American Dairy Association/Dairy Council of Nebraska became part of Midwest Dairy Association in 2011.
Dairy farmers in the Midwest invest 15 cents for every 100 pounds of milk they sell. Midwest Dairy Association are receives 10 cents property of this mandatory funding for regional programs. The remaining five cents went through the National Dairy Board to provide a fund national promotional, research and export programs.Read More»