umdia: The Upper midwest dairy industry association

The Upper Midwest Dairy Industry Association & the Minnesota Department of Agriculture invites you to attend:

Automated Milking Installation (AMI)

Robotic Milking Systems Workshop Questions & Answers

Thursday, October 29, 2015 9:30am – 3:30pm

Registration opens at 9:00am

Coyote Moon Grille, St. Cloud, MN

Presenter:  FDA Regional Milk Specialist, Don Goldsmith

Registration of $30 covers meeting, lunch and breaks
Register by October 22, 2015. Limited walk-ins available

Please see attached registration information or register through EventBrite:
Eventbrite - Automated Milking Installation (AMI)  Robotic Milking Systems Workshop

For a pdf of the mail-in registration form, click here.

For more information, contact Elaine Santi at


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.

 Congratulations June Butter and Cheese Contest Winners:

Pat Wear, AMPI (98.834)
40# Cheddar Block:
Dale Schmidt, Land O’ Lakes-Kiel, WI (98.667)
Barrel Cheese:
Zac McCann, First District Association, Litchfield, MN (98.083)
Miscellaneous Cheese:
Vern Loch Jr., First District Association, Cheddar w/Rosemary & Garlic (98.583)
Artisan Cheese:
Lynne Reeck, Singing Hills Dairy, Plain Chevre (98.833)

Full June 2015 Results       Full Spring 2015 Results

   On-line membership dues renewal...  CLICK HERE

 UMDIA is an affiliate of the International Association for Food Protection.
Click here for more information.




















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