News and Events

July 1, 2019

The Annual Dairy Day at the LaunchPAD Children's Museum had a great turnout this year. Dairy Day was held on June 26th from 10 am to 3 pm. Nearly 200 people came to the Children's Museum for Dairy Day. While the LauchPAD is home to numerous farm to fork stations WIDA brought in baby calves and ice c...

June 17, 2019

The 12th Annual Dairy Open House attracted over 1,000 people as part of Western Iowa Dairy Alliance's  National Dairy Month activities at J&S Dairy. Governor Kim Reynolds arrived earlier in the day for the event and signed the dairy proclamation declaring June is Dairy Month in the state of Iowa. Go...

June 6, 2019

The 12th Annual National Dairy Month  Open House is going to be held on Wednesday, June 12th at J&S Dairy near Maurice, Iowa from 4-8 pm. This is a great opportunity for consumers to learn about the dairy industry, getting a hands on experience seeing the cows and baby calves, robotic milking system...

May 31, 2019

Western Iowa Dairy Alliance joins Midwest dairy farmers in celebrating wholesome, simple and delicious dairy products.

This June, when you put that milk on your cereal, that cheese on your pizza or yogurt in your morning smoothie, it’s a great time to raise your bowl, slice or glass to the 7,000 dair...

May 20, 2019

The I29 Moo University Extension Group has held numerous webinars related to current events in the Dairy Industry. Below is a complete list to those webinars with the link so if you were not able to join in on the conversation or need to watch something you are able to do so.

2018 Farm Bill and Dairy...

May 6, 2019

Davis Dairy of Gilmore City held their 12th annual Dairy Day. What once started out as just have a class from the local elementary school to tour the dairy farm has grown to include over 500 students from schools across the region. Students from C-W-L(Luverne), Eagle Grove, Gilmore City-Bradgate, Hu...

April 8, 2019

The 2019 Iowa State University Animal Learning Day was held on Saturday, April 6th at the Jeff and Deb Hansen Agriculture Learning Center on the Campus of Iowa State. Each sector of the livestock industry was represented with interactive displays and live animals for attendees to look at. WIDA assis...

February 25, 2019

It may not quite look like it, but Spring is almost here and with that comes the 2019 Youth Dairy Coalition! This year the event will be held on March 29th - March 30th in Dyersville, IA.

This event is designed to bring youth, ages 10-18, with an interest in the dairy industry together. This is the 2...

February 19, 2019

Iowa State Dairy Association and Midwest Dairy are currently accepting applications for scholarships to graduating seniors and college students. Each scholarship requires a separate application so make sure to double check the requirements.

ISDA will be awarding 14 college scholarships of $500 each f...

February 6, 2019

The I29 Moo University Dairy Extension is putting together the 2019 Dairy Beef Short Course for the 2019 Central Plains Dairy Expo. The course will be offered on March 26th beginning at 10 am. There will be a variety of topics to discuss so you wont want to miss out on this opportunity. Registration...

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