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Maryland & Virginia To Purchase Hunter Farms Dairy plant

Harris Teeter to Sell Hunter Farms Dairy Business to Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers Cooperative Association, Inc.

Matthews, N.C. – Harris Teeter announced Tuesday, August 17 that the company is selling its HunterFarms dairy processing plant to Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers Cooperative Association, Inc. The sale is expected to close Aug. 30, 2021.   “We are excited to strengthen our value-added business and expand our cooperative’s processing footprint in the southeast. Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers Cooperative is a community …

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No Injuries in Explosion at Maryland & Virginia’s Strasburg Plant

Reston, Virginia – Early this morning there was an explosion at Valley Milk Products, in Strasburg, Virginia.  The plant is owned by Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers Cooperative Association (MDVA). At this time, there are no reported injuries.  There were no employees working in the facility at the time of …

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Photo of tractor. Funds awarded to maryland farmers for manure technologies

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 …

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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, …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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