New Changes at Jersey Association

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Several staff changes have been made at the American Jersey Cattle Association. Responsibilities have been expanded for Jason Robinson, manager of Jersey Marketing Service (JMS); Erica Davis, JMS Internet Marketing Coordinator; and AJCA-NAJ Area Representative Chris Lundgren. Robinson will remain at the head of Jersey Marketing Service and add responsibilities for delivering on-farm service as Area Representative for the southeastern …

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Peterson Brothers Newest Video

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The Peterson Brothers have released their newest video, a parody of Katy Perry’s ‘Roar.’ WDE is issueing a challenge to all of our creative dairy farmers out there – create a video parody and upload it to YouTube!

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REAL Dairy Foods Make Holidays Bright

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The new animated character, DairyUS, is excited to indulge in REAL dairy foods like butter, cheese, whipped cream, and eggnog this holiday season. DairyUS was created earlier this year to help a new generation of consumers distinguish between genuine U.S. dairy products and a growing list of list of imitations. In addition to his presence on the REAL® Seal website, …

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Orth and McNett Promoted at Expo

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Congratulations to Susan Orth and Crystal McNett, both who have new responsibilities with World Dairy Expo. Susan Orth will be stepping into a newly created role, Sponsorship Manager. Crystal McNett has been named Trade Show Manager. As the new Sponsorship Manager, Susan Orth’s role reaches across all aspects of Expo, including the Dairy Cattle Show, Trade Show and other sponsored …

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Movember Dairy – Got Mustache?

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It’s Movember – do you know where your mustache is?! This year, several dairy industry companies and groups are excited to launch the Movember Dairy initiative. This inaugural campaign was started through a coalition within the dairy industry that has committed itself to raising awareness of men’s health issues amongst dairy farmers. Traditionally, November has been globally recognized as Men’s …

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Weddings On the Farm

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Tony Azevedo, the owner of the Central California dairy has been hosting weddings for more than 20 years. In the latest Kelly Clarkson music video, newlyweds share a kiss in front of Azevedo’s cows. The dairy wedding photos of another couple are in a video for country singer Jason Aldean. Antique milk cans and bales of hay are objects of …

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Butter Cow Vadalized

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The Iowa State Fair’s butter cow sculpture was vandalized by the Iowans for Animal Liberation group. The cow, a fair tradition since 1911, cleaned up well after the dousing. The group attempted to churn controversy over factory farms by scrawling “Freedom For All” on a glass window in the display. “It’s sad, because the butter cow is iconic of the …

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Schmitt Crowned Iowa Dairy Princess

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Congratulations to Mariah Schmitt, the newly crowned Iowa Dairy Princess! Mariah, the daughter of Carl and Terry Schmitt of Fort Atkinson, Iowa, will spend the year serving as a goodwill ambassador for Iowa’s dairy farmers. Throughout her year-long reign she will make public appearances to connect with consumers and help them understand the dedication of dairy farm families to their …

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