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  • interns on the farm   From Farm to Fridge- 10 Questions Nutrition Students Have

    Nutrition students (Dietetic Interns) regularly spend time with us to learn more about how community programs work with people to provide information. While they are here, they get to learn more about where dairy foods come from and ask questions that maybe don’t come up during class time. We say, there’s no such thing as a..

  • Haynes Family   Dairy Farm Open House Recap

    If you plan it, they will come. At least that’s what we hoped heading into our Dairy Farm Open House this past Saturday.  The event took place at the Haynes Family Dairy Farm in Garrett, Indiana.  We hosted about 1,000 guests at the farm for the open house.  People traveled from all over the Fort..

  • CARE-Mobile-Kick-Off-2-678x381   Dairy to CARE Food Pantry!

    Last Monday, the American Dairy Association Indiana donated dairy products to the Community Action Relief Effort (CARE) Mobile Pantry program. This is the first time that dairy products have been donated to this cause, and they will be distributed during the first week of June, July, and August.  Dairy has historically been an unmet need..

  • glass-1379822_960_720   “A2 milk? What’s that?”

    My first thought was, it must be some kind of new milk alternative. I mean, cow’s milk is cow’s milk, right? You don’t get different kinds of milk from different breeds of cow. But I was wrong. (Sort of.) Here’s what I learned: Let’s Start From the Beginning…. First off, a little science background. Milk..

  • Duane Hill cows outside (002)   Who’s the Most Fun? Cows or People?

    We were curious, so we asked! What’s it really like to be a Dairy Farmer- Dietitian? Who’s the most fun to work with? Cynthia Adam of Knollbrook Farms and Sarah Kuehnert of Kuehnert Dairy Farm work daily alongside their families on the farm and are also employed as Registered Dietitians in their local hospitals. (Talk..

  • Winners Drink Milk   Fastest Rookie Luncheon Recap

    Walking into an incredible room full of tables and Indy 500 décor was not what I initially expected for the Fastest Rookie Luncheon. Upon learning about the event on my first day, just eight days before the actual event took place, I was expecting a small get together that included the rookies of the Indianapolis 500, a few Indiana..

  • Winners Drink Milk   2018 Indianapolis 500 Milk Preference Poll

    We are thrilled to announce the 2018 Indianapolis 500 Milk Preference Poll before the 102nd running of this year’s race. We’ve decided to include write-in commentary by the drivers who decided to include it as we think it adds a bit of ingenuity to the poll. In total, we have 17 drivers requesting whole milk,..

  • Winners Drink Milk   American Dairy Association Indiana to host 44th consecutive Fastest Rookie awards luncheon

    INDIANAPOLIS – Four Indianapolis 500 first-year drivers will vie for the 44th annual Fastest Rookie of the Year Award presented by American Dairy Association Indiana (ADAI) and its Hoosier dairy farm families. ADAI has sponsored the Fastest Rookie award since its inception in 1975, making it one of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway’s longest running programs..

  • Winners Drink Milk   Indianapolis 500 ‘Fastest Rookie’ recipients

    INDIANAPOLIS – The 43 recipients of American Dairy Association Indiana’s Fastest Rookie of the Year Award at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and their winning speeds, are: 2017 Fernando Alonso (231.300) 2016 Alexander Rossi (228.473) 2015 Gabby Chaves (222.916) 2014 Kurt Busch (230.782) 2013 Carlos Munoz (228.342) 2012 Josef Newgarden (224.677) 2011 JR Hildebrand (225.579) 2010..

  • Winners Drink Milk   Minich, Kuehnert set to deliver Victory Circle milk

      INDIANAPOLIS – Every driver in the 2018 Indianapolis 500-Mile Race will want to make the acquaintance of two Hoosier dairy farmers on Sunday afternoon, May 27. And they’ll know exactly where to find them. Kim Minich and Andrew Kuehnert will be standing, customized cooler in hand, on some of Central Indiana’s most valuable real..

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