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Pennsylvania Couple Named Outstanding Young Cooperator

February 4, 2019, Reston, Va. – Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers Cooperative recently named Rich and Shelby Holsopple as the co-op’s 2019 Outstanding Young Cooperators (YC). The Holsopples help operate Moyers Rolling Green Acres, a seasonal grazing dairy, with Shelby’s father, Glenn Moyer, and her brother, Matt Moyer. Together they milk 670 cows at two …

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Young Cooperators Learn What Consumers Want from Dairy

(Reston, Va., January 28, 2019) – Consumers want quality flavor in milk. That’s according to Dr. MaryAnne Drake from North Carolina State University and the consumer research she shared with Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers Cooperative’s Young Cooperators (YC) who attended the organization’s annual YC Conference in Lynchburg, Virginia earlier this month. “To sell milk, …

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Dairy Cooperative Rises to the Challenges of Environmental Sustainability, Farmer Support and Consumer Expectations

Reston, VA: January 23, 2019 – All member farms in Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers Cooperative Association, Inc. (Maryland & Virginia) have been evaluated as part of the Farmers Assuring Responsible Management (FARM) program. This program established by the National Milk Producers Federation helps farmers of every size and setup maintain healthy and safe practices …

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Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers Scholarships Available

December 18, 2018, Reston, Virginia – Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers Cooperative is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for its annual scholarship program. The cooperative will award five $1,000 scholarships and – thanks to generous contributions from members, staff, industry partners and supporters – is able to award additional scholarships to …

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Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers Receives $1 Million Grant

Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers Receives $1 Million Grant to work with Farmers, Turkey Hill Dairy and the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay in Lancaster, Pennsylvania Funding will support installing best management conservation practices on farms Reston, Virginia (December 5, 2018): Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers Cooperative (Maryland & Virginia) in partnership with the Alliance …

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Milk Life and Maola Support U.S. Olympian Stefanie Fee as She Gives Back to Her Local Community on Giving Tuesday

Former Team USA Field Hockey Alum Stefanie Fee Donates a Year’s Worth of Milk to Local Food Bank Virginia Beach, VA, November 27, 2018 – Milk Life and Maola Local Dairies are proud to partner with U.S. Olympian and Virginia Beach native field hockey player Stefanie Fee to donate a year’s worth of milk to …

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Harvest Time Recipes

Autumn means busy harvest season for our dairy farmers. That means late nights and long days on tractors, bringing in the harvest and storing it for the winter. Our member, Andrea Stoltzfus uses easy, on-the-go dairy recipes to feed her busy family and farm crew! Try her French Dip Sandwiches for your crew tonight. Add …

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Maryland & Virginia Awards $6,500 in Scholarships to Eight Deserving Students

Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers Cooperative awarded $6,500 in scholarships to a fresh crop of students dedicated to pursuing careers in dairy. The co-op presented five $1,000 scholarships and three $500 scholarships to students selected based on their responses to essay questions, financial need, leadership activities and career aspirations. The scholarship recipients include: Todd Allen, …

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