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Virginia Dairy Farmer Elected as Chair of National Dairy Promotion and Research Board

Virginia Dairy Farmer Elected as Chair of National Dairy Promotion and Research Board Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers Cooperative Association (MDVA) today congratulates Joanna B. Shipp, of Boones Mill, Virginia, for her recent election as Chair of the National Dairy Promotion and Research Board (Board). “We are thrilled for Joanna Shipp, one of our own, […]

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Maola Milk Named Official Milk of Popular Virginia Universities

Maola Milk Named Official Milk of Popular Virginia Universities Herndon, VA – Maola Milk has been named the Official Milk of the Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Rams and James Madison University (JMU) Dukes. Maola Milk is proudly owned and operated by Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers Cooperative Association (MDVA). As the Official Milk of JMU

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MDVA Scholarship

Scholarships Now Available for Students Pursuing Career in Dairy Industry

Reston, VA – Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers Cooperative Association (MDVA) is now accepting applications for its 2023 scholarship program. Every year the cooperative awards five $1,000 scholarships to undergraduate students pursuing careers in the dairy industry. New for 2023, MDVA will also offer one $1,000 scholarship to a graduate student pursuing a master’s degree

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MDVA Executive Appointed to EPA Farm Advisory Committee

Reston, VA – Lindsay Reames, Executive Vice President of Sustainability & External Relations at Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers Cooperative Association (MDVA) has been appointed to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Farm, Ranch, and Rural Communities Federal Advisory Committee. The committee advises the EPA Administrator on a range of environmental issues that are of

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Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers Recognizes 25-Year Member Milestones

Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers Cooperative Association (MDVA) recognized 11 members for 25 years of membership to the cooperative during their recent annual District Meetings. “We congratulate these outstanding 25-year members on their dedication and commitment to Maryland & Virginia,” said MDVA Executive Vice President of Sustainability and External Relations Lindsay Reames. “Members that arrive

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White Rock Farms earn top District 3 honor from Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers Cooperative

Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers Cooperative Association (MDVA) honored White Rock Farms of Peachland, North Carolina as its District 3 Producer of the Year during the co-op’s recent District Meeting in Statesville, North Carolina. The District Producer of the Year award recognizes a cooperative member for outstanding farm management, animal care, and environmental stewardship in

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Valley Ho Farm earns top District 2 honor from Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers Cooperative

Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers Cooperative Association (MDVA) honored Valley Ho Farm of Middletown, Maryland as its District 2 Producer of the Year during the co-op’s recent District Meeting in Boonsboro, Maryland. The farm is owned and operated by Chris and Jamie Derr. The District Producer of the Year award recognizes a cooperative member for

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Auker Family earns top District 1 honor from Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers Cooperative

Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers Cooperative Association (MDVA) honored Dennis and Karolyn Auker of Aukerlyn Farm in Landisburg, Pennsylvania as its District 1 Producer of the Year during the co-op’s recent District Meetings. The District Producer of the Year award recognizes a cooperative member for outstanding farm management, animal care, and environmental stewardship in each

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Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers Earns National Recognition for Marketing, Philanthropy

San Diego, CA – Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers Cooperative Association (MDVA) has earned national recognition from QCS Purchasing Cooperative for marketing and philanthropy at the 2022 QCS Annual Conference. MDVA won the 2022 Outstanding Marketing Award for our “If the milk was any fresher, you’d have a cow” campaign, and was also recognized for

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Dairy Farmers Call on Congress for Farm Labor Shortage Solutions

Peach Bottom, PA – Graywood Farms, a member of Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers Cooperative Association (MDVA), underscored the need for agriculture labor reform during an immigration roundtable held this week. The event, entitled “Lower Food Prices, Keep Shelves Stocked: Common Sense Solutions to Pennsylvania’s Farm Labor Shortage” called attention to the urgency of fixing

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