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Funds Awarded to Maryland Farmers for Manure Technologies

Sustainable Chesapeake, alongside the Giant Clean Water Partnership, was today awarded $725,267 from the 2021 Maryland Department of Agriculture Animal Waste Technology Fund. The funding will allow Maryland dairy farmers to expand the adoption of high priority conservation practices through industry-led supply-chain sustainability initiatives. The funding was jointly awarded to Sustainable Chesapeake, Maryland & Virginia …

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Maola Local Dairies Launches New Products in Costco Stores

Maola Local Dairies is pleased to announce the launch of Maola Half & Half and Heavy Whipping Cream to ten new Costco warehouses. Costco members can now support their local dairy farmers by purchasing Maola Half & Half and Heavy Whipping Cream at warehouses located in Arlington, Va., Chantilly, Va., Elkridge, Md., Fairfax, Va., Frederick, Md., Gaithersburg, Md., …

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$1 Million Conservation Grant will Benefit Virginia Dairy Farmers

The Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay, in partnership with Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers Cooperative (MDVA), was today awarded $1 million to begin supporting farmers of Maola Local Dairies in Virginia with on-the-ground conservation practices. Funding is awarded by the National Fish & Wildlife Foundation through the Innovative Nutrient and Sediment Reduction Grant Program. The …

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Maola Local Dairies Kicks Off Dairy Month with Milk Donation

Reston, Virginia – Maola Local Dairies, owned and operated by Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers Cooperative Association (MDVA), kicked of National Dairy Month yesterday with a donation of Maola Milk to the South River Food Pantry in Statesville, North Carolina. Moala Local Dairies donated over 385 half gallons of milk to the South River Food …

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Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers Awards Scholarships to Future Dairy Leaders

Reston, Virginia – Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers Cooperative Association (MDVA) is pleased to announce its 2021 scholarship winners. The cooperative awarded $7,00 in scholarships from the MDVA Fund to nine deserving students pursuing careers in the dairy industry. Five students each received a $1,000 scholarship and four additional students each received a $500 scholarship. …

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Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers Receive $4 Million Conservation Grant

Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers Cooperative (MDVA), in partnership with The Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay and Turkey Hill Dairy, was recently awarded $4 million to continue supporting our dairy farmers in South Central Pennsylvania with on-the-ground conservation practices through the Turkey Hill Clean Water Partnership (THCWP). Funding was awarded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) through the Natural Resources Conservation …

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Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers Cooperative Celebrates 50-Year Member Glade Haven Farms of Walkersville, Maryland

April 1, 2021, Reston, Virginia – Glade Haven Farms of Walkersville, Maryland, celebrated its 50th year of membership to Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers Cooperative at the cooperative’s 101st Annual Meeting held earlier today. The farm is owned by Josh Roderick and his father Dave. Glade Haven was first started in 1965 by Josh’s grandfather. …

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Grayhouse Farm of Stony Point, N.C., Named Producer of the Year by Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers Cooperative

April 1, 2020, Reston, Virginia – Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers Cooperative honored the Gray Family and their farm, Grayhouse Farm as the Producer of the Year at its Virtual Annual Meeting on March 31, 2021. “We are proud to name Grayhouse Farm as our Producer of the Year” said Kevin Swatterwhite, First Vice President …

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Maola Local Dairies Named 2020 Winner of Quality Chekd Nog Off Award

RESTON, Va. – March 2, 2021 — Maola Local Dairies is proud to have received the Nog Off Award from Quality Chekd Dairies, Inc. The award recognizes the best eggnog for overall quality. Maola’s Eggnog earned the high honors by striving for perfection in all areas of quality and taste. Out of thirty entrants for …

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Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers Scholarships Available

(RESTON, Va., November 18, 2020) – Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers Cooperative has released its 2021 scholarship application for the cooperative’s scholarship program. Every year the cooperative awards five $1,000 scholarships to students pursuing careers in the dairy industry. Thanks to the MDVA Fund, the cooperative can offer additional scholarships to deserving students. To be …

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