umdia: The Upper midwest dairy industry association


Congratulations to the following Spring Contest First Place Winners:

Buttermaker - Patrick Wear, AMPI - New Ulm, MN 99.167

Cheddar Block - John Stahl, Land O' Lakes - Kiel, WI  98.50

Cheddar Barrel - Jared Terning, First District Association- Litchfield, MN 98.417

Miscellaneous Cheese - Team Lake Norden, Lake Norden Cheese Company, Lk Norden, SD, Smoked Provolone, 99

Artisan Cheese - Production Team, Stickney Hill Dairy - Kimball, MN, Cranberry Cinnamon Chevre, 98.917

 Here is a place where you can sign up for UMDIA committee work, pay your UMDIA membership dues, make auction payments, make donations and more.

We have a number of committee opportunities coming up, sign up here to be part of the action!
Eventbrite - UMDIA Committees,  Membership Sign Up, Auction  & Ad Payments, Donations and more



Congratulations to Fall Contest Winners (click here for full results)

First Place Butter  - Joel Braun, AMPI, New Ulm, MN
First Place Cheddar Block -Dale Schmidt, Land O' Lakes, Kiel, WI
First Place Cheddar Barrel -Doug Anderson, First District Association, Litchfield, MN
First Place Misc. Cheese-Andy Schoolmeesters, 1st District Assn., Litchfield, MN, Cheddar w/Peppercorn
First Place Artisan Cheese -Production Team, Stickney Hill Dairy, Kimball, MN, Cranberry Cinnamon Chevre

 Congratulations to the 2015 Minnesota State Fair Butter and Cheese Contest Winners!

The top 5 in each category are awarded prizes by the Minnesota Agricultural Society.
Look for them on display in the Dairy Building at the Minnesota State Fair

 For complete results as a pdf, click here, otherwise go to the Contests Page.

UMDIA is an affiliate of the International Association for Food Protection.
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