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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Missouri Farmers Care
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Missouri Farmers Care Legislative Day
MDA Director Norris Sloan and his wife Annette of Mountain Grove serve ice cream at the Missouri Farmers Care legislative day April 16 in the State Capitol.
MDA Director Norris Sloan and his wife Annette, of Mountain Grove, serve ice cream at the Missouri Farmers Care Legislative Day April 16 in Jefferson City.

MDA Hosts 2nd Annual FFA Ag Career Day
MDA's second annual FFA Ag Career Day, hosted in conjunction with the Heart of America Dairy Expo January 17, featured keynote speaker Dr. Jim Spain of the University of Missouri. It was attended by 100 FFA students.

MDA Recognizes McAllister
Stacey McCallister of Mountain Grove retired from the MDA board of directors recently and received his plaque from Dave Drennan.

Drennan Announces Retirement

Missouri Dairy Association Executive Director Dave Drennan announced his intention to retire during the Heart of American Dairy Expo effective May 1. A search is underway to fill the position. The University of Missouri recently celebrated Drennan's contributions. Pictured are faculty Joe Horner (Columbia) and Ken Bolte (Union) with Drennan. Photo courtesy of Ron Grusenmeyer.


Waterbeds Installed at Foremost
 

A lot has changed at the University of Missouri’s Foremost Dairy farm since the initial generous donation of a herd of Guernsey cattle and land by James Cash (J.C.) Penney in the 1950’s.

J.C. Penney would likely never have anticipated that one day the cows at Foremost Dairy would be sleeping on dual-chambered cow waterbeds.

 
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MDA Disappointed in Dairy Relief Package
 
CHESTERFIELD, MO (August 29, 2018) -- The Missouri Dairy Association (MDA) is very disappointed in USDA's announcement of the dairy-specific financial assistance package to make up for the trade retaliation dairy farmers are experiencing.
 
"It's a drop in the bucket compared to the price decline in dairy farm prices," says MDA President Ted Sheppard, a dairy producer from Cabool, Missouri.
 
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2018 Missouri State Fair

Missouri State Fair in the Gerken Dairy Building during Legislative Day
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Welcome Governor Parson
Welcome Governor Parson!  We look forward to working with Mike and his administration. Then Lt. Gov. Parson spoke at this year's Heart of America Dairy Expo in Springfield.

Celebrating World Milk Day

Celebrating World Milk Day June 1. Toasting the day, at the Missouri Dairy Products Association summer meeting, are (front) Chris Hackman, Central Dairy and Ron Thompson, DFA; (back) Danny and Brian Opie, Opies Transport; Dave Drennan, MDA and Joe Horner, University of Missouri.



 
 

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

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Missouri Dairy Association

John Phillips "J.P." Dunn
3704 Clovis Point
Tebbetts, MO 65080
(573) 690-1014 
jpdunn@missouridairy.org
 

 
 
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