Turning The Page In A Pandemic

by Ellie Grossnickle A year ago, I would have never expected that at this time, I’d be preparing to celebrate my college graduation from home, sitting in front of the TV and waiting for my name to flash across the screen. I thought that in my final days as a …

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Managing the Risks of the Milk Price Rollercoaster

The 2020 milk price roller coaster has more and more dairy farmers considering their risk management options. Maryland & Virginia’s August member webinar focused on the various risk management programs available to members through the co-op and through government programs. Katie Burgess, Director of Risk Management for Blimling and Associates, …

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Members Help Connect Feeding Programs with Maola Milk

As our nation struggles to heal, Americans are going back to basics, and that includes grocery staples. Milk and dairy products have been high on shoppers’ lists as they do more cooking, baking, and meal-making at home. They are also highly sought by feeding programs serving those in need during …

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Co-op County Fair Provides Alternative to Canceled Fairs and Shows

Maryland & Virginia has proudly sponsored and supported various fairs, breed shows and youth programs over the years. Given the numerous canceled events this summer, the cooperative is taking a different direction to support the youth and members who exhibit their cows at fairs throughout our membership region, by holding …

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Poster Contest Celebrates Maryland & Virginia’s 100th Anniversary

Looking for activities to keep your children busy once school lets out? Maryland & Virginia has a poster contest for you! In honor of the co-op’s 100th Anniversary this year, we are asking our creative minds to develop posters and artwork that celebrate what it means to celebrate 100 years …

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Sign-up Now for the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is now accepting applications for the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP). CFAP provides support to producers who have suffered a five percent-or-greater price decline due to COVID-19. Dairy farmers can apply for assistance as of Tuesday, May 26. Call and set up an appointment with …

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