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A prosperous Iowa dairy industry that attracts a new generation of farmers and has a positive impact on local communities.

Holstein Cattle in Field

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A prosperous Iowa dairy industry that attracts a new generation of farmers and has a positive impact on local communities.

Grazing Holstein Dairy Cattle

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A prosperous Iowa dairy industry that attracts a new generation of farmers and has a positive impact on local communities.

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Update Regarding COVID-19

As cases of the coronavirus disease (also known as COVID-19) continue to be found in the United States, food-industry professionals are monitoring public health while preparing for any market effects. The spread of the virus has raised concerns about how it may affect public health as well as our economy, including dairy production.  This page offers general resources about the virus, its spread, the disease it causes, and how people can protect themselves, as well as NMPF resources focused on dairy’s response to the pandemic.

Pasteurized milk and dairy products are safe.

The FDA has confirmed that heat treatment kills other coronaviruses, so pasteurization is expected to also inactivate this virus. In addition, there is no evidence that this strain of coronavirus is present in domestic livestock such as cattle. The virus is spread through aerosol transmission and close human contact, not through food products.

May 2018 Legislative Priorities

By | May 1, 2018 |
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Through the policy process at the annual meeting in January, the Iowa State Dairy Association set their 2018 legislative priorities. The priorities consisted of two funding priorities and one policy priority.

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Prairie Farms

Prairie Farms Dairy

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We are Prairie Farms, and we are proud to be comprised of more than 800 farm families throughout the Midwest. Since 1938, we have been producing high quality products and providing fresh, safe and nutritious milk to you and your family.

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MIdwest Dairy

Midwest Dairy

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At Midwest Dairy, we are proud to represent approximately 6,500 dairy farm families to 39 million consumers across our region. We work on their behalf to build dairy demand by inspiring consumer confidence in our products and production practices.

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Wapsie Valley Creamery, Inc.

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Wapsie Valley Creamery, Inc. (Wapsie) is a family-owned business which manufactures cheese, lactose, and whey products at its Independence, Iowa processing plant.

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