The Iowa State Dairy Association (ISDA) has voted to contract its operations to Midwest Dairy Association, effective May 1, 2014. ISDA is a membership organization working on policy and industry issues, and legislative priorities, while Midwest Dairy manages the dairy promotion checkoff for Iowa and nine other states. Continue reading
On Wednesday, June 19, Governor Terry Branstad signed a proclamation acknowledging June as Iowa’s Dairy Month. This event was originally scheduled for June 3 but the Governor asked that we postpone it so he could tend to flooding issues across the state. Due to the postponement we were not able to hold the ice cream social after the proclamation signing as originally planned. We intend to hold a public proclamation signing and ice cream social next year for June Dairy Month.
ISDA is proud to announce the winners of the 2013 Ralph Keeling Leadership Award. This year the selection committee chose two Iowa dairy farmers as the recipients: Bruce Brockshus from Ocheyedan and Gerrit Davelaar from Inwood. Continue reading