Midwest Dairy Names Molly Pelzer as Next CEO

October 4, 2019 Midwest Dairy

Midwest Dairy, the organization representing 7,000 dairy families across the Midwest, announced that the Corporate Board of Directors has chosen Molly Pelzer as the organization’s next chief executive officer. Pelzer, who currently serves as Midwest Dairy’s chief experience officer, succeeds outgoing CEO Lucas Lentsch and will assume the role October 1.

Minnesota Cheesemaker Featured in National Farm-to-Table Education Curriculum

July 2, 2019 Midwest Dairy

Minnesota dairy farmer and cheesemaker, Alise Sjostrom, is featured in Discover Education, a program designed to bring dairy farming into classrooms across the nation. Sjostrom is part of a “Farmer Spotlight” lesson plan during which students learn more about her family’s sustainability practices on the dairy farm, their commitment to animal care and how her passion for cheese-making led to her running the farm’s onsite creamery, Redhead Creamery.

Four Students Receive Nebraska Division of Midwest Dairy Educational Awards

May 14, 2019 Midwest Dairy

The Nebraska Division of Midwest Dairy has awarded four educational scholarships to college students enrolled in programs that emphasize dairy and who demonstrate dairy leadership.

For the Fifth Year in A Row, Midwest Dairy Asks Public to Choose the Flavor of the Fair

April 4, 2019 Midwest Dairy

After a record setting winter, spring weather has finally arrived in Minnesota, and our thoughts are turning to the summer days ahead. What better way to celebrate the warmer seasons than with ice cream and talks of a favorite summer tradition, the Minnesota State Fair?