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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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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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FOUR MARYLAND & VIRGINIA MEMBERS TAKE TOP HONORS

April 3, 2018, Reston, Virginia – Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers Cooperative honored four farm families for achieving the highest milk quality standards throughout the cooperative for 2017. The cooperative recognized each farm at its 98th Annual Meeting during the Member Recognition Luncheons in Carroll Valley, Pennsylvania on March 27 and March 29 in Hickory, …

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KETTLE WIND FARM CELEBRATES 50 YEARS OF MEMBERSHIP

Kettle Wind Farm Celebrates 50 Years of Dairy Farming Membership with Maryland & Virginia FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Amber Sheridan asheridan@mdvamilk.com Mobile: 804-370-8061 March 29, 2018, Reston, Virginia – Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers Cooperative congratulates Kettle Wind Farm of Nokesville, Virginia for 50 years of membership. Paul House has been farming his whole life, …

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ALTOONA COUPLE NAMED OUTSTANDING YOUNG COOPERATORS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Amber Sheridan asheridan@mdvamilk.com Mobile: 804-370-8061 January 31, 2018, Reston, Virginia – Dairy farmers Brian and Rachel Detwiler of Altoona, Pennsylvania were recently named the 2018 Outstanding Young Cooperators (YC) for Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers Cooperative. As Outstanding YCs, the Detwilers are invited to attend co-op board meetings, plus attend events …

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GIANT FOOD, MAOLA MILK® AND THE AMERICAN DAIRY ASSOCIATION NORTH EAST Team Up to Support Local Schools through Fuel Up to Play 60®

A portion of Maola Milk® sales between October 6 and December 6 will go toward  grants to local Fuel Up to Play 60 schools® Landover, Md. October 24, 2017 – Giant Food of Landover, Md., Maola Milk®, and the American Dairy Association North East are teaming up for a fourth year to support local schools through …

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