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Information and results from the Minnesota Milk Producers Association.

Minnesota Milk pushes for milk to be go-to kids drink

February 21, 2020

Minnesota Milk members John and Janet Bremer, Hastings, pushed for the idea at Dairy Day at the Capitol 2019. Through the 2019 session and the interim, a group of partners worked to improve the bill and ensure the best opportunity for implementation.

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SDSU and UMN joint 2+2 veterinary program approved

February 14, 2020

South Dakota State (SDSU) and the University of Minnesota announce the formation of a new collaborative Professional Program in Veterinary Medicine leading to a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree.

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5,000 fewer Minnesota dairy cows, 30,000 fewer heifers

February 7, 2020

The January 31 USDA biannual cattle report showed another drop in both Minnesota and U.S. cow numbers.

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New I-9 form available now: must switch by April 30

February 7, 2020

On January 31, the U.S. Customs and Immigration Services (USCIS) added a new I-9 via the Federal Register. Minnesota Milk encourages all dairies to begin using the new form immediately, as the current form may only be used until April 30, 2020.

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Manure: Waste or Valuable Agricultural Resource?

January 31, 2020

Stories about manure often illustrate two opposing sentiments. Is manure a “Waste” that pollutes our water resources and creates undesirable nuisances for communities?

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Ag Day with the Minnesota Wild

January 31, 2020

Join the Minnesota FFA Foundation for Ag Day at the Minnesota Wild. The ticket pack includes admission to a pregame on-ice photo (3:30 PM), a Wild Branded Hat, a $5 donation to MN FFA Foundation, and a chance to win raffle prizes.

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MDA Issues Updated Maps on Groundwater Protection Rule

January 31, 2020

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) has issued updated maps that will help farmers across the state comply with the Groundwater Protection Rule.

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Will $20 Milk Derail Federal Orders Reform?

January 31, 2020

From Hoard’s Dairyman: Much attention has been given to improving milk prices witnessed during the final months of 2019, along with the forecast for sustaining these much welcomed higher dairy prices into 2020.

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MN Milk Testifies at House Ag Division Hearing on Climate

January 31, 2020

On Monday, January 27, Executive Director Lucas Sjostrom represented Minnesota Milk as he testified to the House Ag Division during a hearing on climate in agriculture.

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Walz Proposes $2 Billion in Bonding

January 17, 2020

From Session Daily: Titled the “Local Jobs and Projects Plan,” the money would be allocated as follows:

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2019 Minnesota Milk Scholarships Awarded

December 2, 2019

The generosity of our members, along with funds raised during the Minnesota Milk Dairy Conference and Expo, has allowed Minnesota Milk to award $10,000 in scholarships this year to students within the dairy community. Since 2006, Minnesota Milk has awarded over $93,000.

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2019 Bylaw Proposal

July 26, 2019

As result of the Redistricting and Board reduction processes, the Minnesota Milk board puts forth the following change to its Bylaws, for consideration at the Minnesota Milk Annual Meeting.

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