MDA Mission Statement
The Missouri Dairy Association, an organization of dairy producers, is committed to promote, protect and enhance the Missouri dairy industry by working to insure the profitability of dairy producers.

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Upcoming Events
  • Heart of America Dairy Expo
  • Mid-America Organic Association Convention
  • Missouri Dairy Hall of Honors
  • Missouri Dairy Profit Seminars
  • Profit Seminar - Sedalia

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    Dairy Expo Hotel Sold Out
    The Ramada Oasis Hotel and Convention Center is SOLD OUT for sleeping rooms for the Heart of America Dairy Expo this week, Thursday, January 19 through Saturday, January 21.
     
    We have made arrangements with the Best Western Hotel, which is right across Glenstone Ave. from the Ramada.  
     
    Mention you are with the Heart of America Dairy Expo and receive a special Expo rate of $69.99 plus tax.
     
    The Best Western's phone number is (417) 862-0701.
     
    Five good reasons to attend this week's Expo:
    • Four nationally known dairy speakers on timely topics (from feed to finance to promotion)
    • Producer panel discussion on "managing during tough financial times"
    • Women in Dairy Social Moment with Midwest Dairy Association Program
    • Largest trade show ever with 68 exhibitors (from as far away as California and Wisconsin)
    • New equipment displays
    Encourage your neighbors to attend!  
     
    For more information, go to www.heartofamericadairy.org.

    Heart of America Dairy Expo Program Announced
     
    Dairy farmers from all over the southern Midwest will be gathering in Springfield, MO, January 19-21, 2017, for the fifth annual Heart of America Dairy Expo presented by Hiland Dairy Foods.
     
    The Heart of America Dairy Expo features four nationally known dairy speakers, and the largest dairy specific trade show in the southern Midwest, at the Ramada Oasis Hotel and Convention Center. 
     
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    2017 Missouri Dairy Profit Seminars
     

    Missouri Dairy Profit Seminars presented by the Missouri Dairy Association and the University of Missouri will take place February 20-24, 2017 in Sedalia, Springfield, Mountain Grove, Jackson and Union.
     
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    Greitens, Blunt Talk with Dairy Farmers

    During the State Fair, Governor-elect Eric Greitens and Senator Roy Blunt listened to MDA President Ted Sheppard of Cabool, Mo., discuss the financial crisis facing dairymen.

    Wagner Visits with MDA Board

    Congresswoman Ann Wagner (Dist. 2) visited with the MDA Board during the State Fair to discuss current issues facing Missouri's dairy producers.

    Hartzler Visits with Dairy Farmers

    Congresswoman Vicki Hartzler (Dist. 4) met with MDA members during the State Fair to discuss trade issues.

    Schwinke Receives Award at Governor's Conference
    MDA's first president, Arlen Schwinke, Morrison, received the Dairy Legacy Award at the Governor's Conference on Agriculture.
     

    Fletcher Receives Newcomer Award

    MDA member Charles Fletcher, Purdy, received the Missouri Grown Newcomer Award at the Governor's Conference on Agriculture.

    Missouri Farmers Care


     

    Welcome to the Missouri Dairy Association

    We hope you use this site to gain information on upcoming events and news related to the dairy industry in Missouri and surrounding areas.

     

    Highlights from the Heart of America Dairy Expo


    Kids, Cows and Camp: Preparing the Next Generation
     

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – With an aging population of farmers and producers, preparing agriculture’s next generation is more important than ever.

    University of Missouri Extension has been teaching dairy producers how to hand over their operations to that next generation. “That’s very important if we want to keep the industry alive,” said Karla Deaver, MU Extension 4-H youth specialist.

     
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    Who is HSUS?

     

    Visit www.MissouriFarmersCare.org or www.MOFarmersCare.com for more information.

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    Missouri Dairy Association
    David R. Drennan - Executive Director 
    1954 Sumter Ridge Court
    Chesterfield, MO 63017 
    Phone: (636) 519-9300 
    Fax: (636) 519-1403

     

     
     
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