Benefits of Membership

Producer Benefits

  • Be represented on issues and legislation impacting your business on a state and federal level.
  • Attend premier educational opportunities to enhance your business.
  • Receive timely updates on issues impacting your business.
  • Our staff is available to answer questions, research issues, and intervene on behalf of members.

Contact Shannon Seifert with questions about producer membership.

Associate Benefits

  • Minnesota Milk Dairy Expo (MDX): Be a sponsor of this event at the level listed and have an opportunity to opt out or increase your sponsorship while registering for the event.
  • Dairy Management Workshops (DMW): Be a sponsor of this event at the level listed and have an opportunity to opt out or increase your sponsorship before the event.
  • Dairy Tour: Be a sponsor of this event at the level listed and have an opportunity to opt out or increase your sponsorship before the event.
  • Leadership Program: Help develop and implement a program designed to develop dairy producer leaders throughout Minnesota.
  • All Other Initiatives: Your company will be recognized as a sponsor of all Minnesota Milk events, opportunities and functions.
  • Newsletter Directory: Minnesota Milk publishes a directory of our associate members and sends it out in our newsletter once a year to all members of Minnesota Milk.
  • Website Sponsor: All associate members will be listed on our website.
  • Dairy Star Recognition: Minnesota Milk publishes a list of associate members once a year in the Dairy Star newspaper.
  • Minnesota Milk Minute Email Newsletter: Receive sponsor recognition in the weekly electronic newsletter that is sent to every email in our system.
  • Committee Representation: Select a representative to serve on one of the following Minnesota Milk committees: Events and Education, Membership Development or Public Policy and Relations. Each committee meets about four times a year and is vital to the organization.
  • Industry Leads: Contact potential interns and employees by receiving contact information for our Dairy Connections Participants and Scholarship Recipients.
  • Education Leads: Have an opportunity to provide speaker and topic proposals to use at one of Minnesota Milk’s educational opportunities.
  • Networking Opportunities: Invitation to attend exclusive events and opportunities for producer and associate members of Minnesota Milk.
  • Industry Updates: Receive current industry news and updates through our quarterly newsletter and weekly “Minnesota Milk Minute” e-newsletter.
  • Producer of the Year: Nominate one dairy producer for Minnesota’s “Producer of the Year” award presented annually at the Minnesota Milk Dairy Expo.
  • Strengthen Dairy in Minnesota: Play a critical role supporting all initiatives of Minnesota Milk.

Contact Jenna Davis with questions about associate membership.

Associate Sponsor Levels

Diamond

$10,000
  • Minnesota Milk Dairy Expo Diamond Sponsor
  • Dairy Management Workshops Diamond Sponsor
  • Dairy Tour Diamond Sponsor
  • Leadership Program General Sponsor
  • Other Initiatives General Sponsor
  • Newsletter Directory
  • Website Sponsor – Logo with Text and Link
  • Dairy Star Recognition – Logo
  • Minnesota Milk Minute Email Newsletter Feature – Monthly
  • Committee Representation
  • Industry Leads
  • Education Leads
  • Networking Opportunities
  • Industry Updates
  • Producer of the Year
  • Strengthen Dairy in Minnesota

Platinum

$5,000
  • Minnesota Milk Dairy Expo Platinum Sponsor
  • Dairy Management Workshops Platinum Sponsor
  • Dairy Tour Platinum Sponsor
  • Leadership Program General Sponsor
  • Other Initiatives General Sponsor
  • Newsletter Directory
  • Website Sponsor – Logo with Link
  • Dairy Star Recognition – Name
  • Minnesota Milk Minute Email Newsletter Feature – Bi-Monthly
  • Committee Representation
  • Industry Leads
  • Education Leads
  • Networking Opportunities
  • Industry Updates
  • Producer of the Year
  • Strengthen Dairy in Minnesota

Gold

$3,000
  • Minnesota Milk Dairy Expo Gold Sponsor
  • Dairy Management Workshops Gold Sponsor
  • Dairy Tour Gold Sponsor
  • Newsletter Directory
  • Website Sponsor – Logo with Link
  • Dairy Star Recognition – Name
  • Minnesota Milk Minute Email Newsletter Feature – Quarterly
  • Committee Representation
  • Education Leads
  • Networking Opportunities
  • Industry Updates
  • Producer of the Year
  • Strengthen Dairy in Minnesota

Silver

$1,500
  • Minnesota Milk Dairy Expo Silver Sponsor
  • Dairy Management Workshops Silver Sponsor
  • Dairy Tour Silver Sponsor
  • Newsletter Directory
  • Website Sponsor – Name with Link
  • Minnesota Milk Minute Email Newsletter Feature – Annually
  • Education Leads
  • Networking Opportunities
  • Industry Updates
  • Producer of the Year
  • Strengthen Dairy in Minnesota

Bronze

$1,500
  • Minnesota Milk Dairy Expo Bronze Sponsor
  • Dairy Management Workshops Bronze Sponsor
  • Dairy Tour Bronze Sponsor
  • Newsletter Directory
  • Website Sponsor – Name
  • Minnesota Milk Minute Email Newsletter Feature – Annually
  • Education Leads
  • Networking Opportunities
  • Industry Updates
  • Producer of the Year
  • Strengthen Dairy in Minnesota

Friend

$50–500
  • Newsletter Directory
  • Website Sponsor – Name
  • Networking Opportunities
  • Industry Updates
  • Producer of the Year
  • Strengthen Dairy in Minnesota