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American Dairy Association Indiana honorsColton Herta as 45th Fastest Rookie award recipient

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INDIANAPOLIS – Valencia, California’s Colton Herta, who qualified for his first Indianapolis 500 this past weekend, was honored today (Tues, May 21) by American Dairy Association Indiana (ADAI) as recipient of the 45th annual Fastest Rookie of the Year Award. Herta, driving the #88 Harding Steinbrenner Racing Dallara/Honda/Firestone, posted a four-lap average speed of 229.086..

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Kuehnert, Houin set to deliver Victory Circle Milk

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INDIANAPOLIS – Every driver in the 2019 Indianapolis 500-Mile Race will want to make the acquaintance of two Hoosier dairy farmers on Sunday afternoon, May 26. And they’ll know exactly where to find them. Andrew Kuehnert and Jill Houin will be standing, customized cooler in hand, on some of Central Indiana’s most valuable real estate..

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American Dairy Association Indiana to Host 45th Annual Fastest Rookie Luncheon

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INDIANAPOLIS – Seven Indianapolis 500 first-year drivers will vie for the 45th 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..

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Meet the 2019 Indy 500 Milk People

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The tradition of an Indiana dairy farmer handing a bottle of ice-cold milk to the winning driver of the Indianapolis 500 continues this year with Milk Man Andrew Kuehnert. Also serving is the Rookie Milk Woman, Jill Houin, who will award bottles of milk to the winning car owner and chief mechanic–and train for his..

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Everyday Is Earth Day On the Dairy Farm

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For dairy farm families, everyday is Earth Day. Impressed by the care and concern for the environment shown on her first dairy farm visit, Dietetic Intern Kourtney Patrick decided to share her experiences. This April 22nd we are celebrating the 49th anniversary of Earth Day!  Earth Day started in 1970 after the world watched the..

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March Madness Isn’t the Only Thing to Celebrate This Month!

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It’s also National Nutrition Month and Registered Dietitian Day! Excited to celebrate herself, Dietetic Intern Karina Bodemeijer decided to quiz our dairy dietitians on what inspires them. Here’s what she found out. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics created National Nutrition Month and it is celebrated annually during the month of March; this is a..

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#ThrowbackThursday to My Days in Blue

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Dear high school student, “Who wouldn’t want to join an organization that could potentially travel across the United States and learn about agriculture?!” While in high school, this question ran through my mind and ultimately led me to join Future Farmers of America (FFA). I joined FFA my freshman year of high school but did not get really involved..

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An Unlikely Love Affair – with Dairy

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As we celebrate Valentine’s Day, Indiana dairy farmer Jill Houin shares her unlikely love affair with the farm – and how it all started with a boy… Walking up the stairs at Purdue, to my new apartment, I had no idea my life would change forever.  I met a boy.  He was cute, kind, studying..

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Dairy and Berries: Valentine’s Day Recipes For A Perfect Pair

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Moooove over cheesecake. Dietetic Intern, Amanda Propes shares some of her favorite Valentines Day recipes. Dairy & Strawberries are a perfect match for Valentine’s Day! Looking for a healthy and fun Valentine’s Day dish? Here are some easy recipes inspired by our love of dairy and this beautiful red fruit. Traditionally, Valentine’s Day is marked with lots..

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