With a celebratory milkshake toast and official bell ringing, First Lady Frances Wolf and Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding joined former NFL star, Jason Brown, dairy industry leaders, Feeding PA food bank leaders, Ms. Senior America Esmeralda Ybarra Hetrick, Pennsylvania dairy royalty, Pennsylvania Dairymen’s Association, and American Dairy Association North East (ADANE) at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center to kick off the 2020 Fill a Glass with Hope® campaign, a charitable fresh milk distribution program.
Dairy farmers and the dairy industry in Pennsylvania are an important part of the state’s economy. The Pennsylvania dairy industry is the largest sector of agriculture in the state, adding billions of dollars to the Commonwealth’s economy.
The new “Destination Dairy” Northeast Hall will be unveiled during the 2020 Pennsylvania Farm Show from January 4-11 in Harrisburg, Pa. Destination Dairy will feature the Calving Corner as the cornerstone exhibit, giving Farm Show visitors the opportunity to witness the dairy birthing process.
PA Dairy Farmers, Industry Leaders, Legislators and Families Call for Return of Whole Milk to Schools
State Capitol “Dairy Day for PA Healthy Kids” highlights nutritional and economic benefits of real milk and dairy products
HARRISBURG, Pa. — Surrounded by schoolchildren and farm families, Pennsylvania dairy leaders called on legislators and policymakers at the State Capitol to urge Congress to pass reforms that would bolster students’ nutritional options by permitting whole milk to be served in schools and to end the mislabeling of non-dairy products as milk. The rally capped “Dairy Day for PA Healthy Kids” and focused on passage of three key measures in Washington:
ACROSS PA FOR NEW MILK- AND HEALTH-FOCUSED CAMPAIGN
Partnership to launch at 5K celebration, Sunday, Nov. 24, at Harrisburg Area Community College
HARRISBURG, Pa. – Choose PA Dairy is excited to announce a new partnership with Girls on the Run (GOTR) across Pennsylvania to promote a healthy lifestyle that includes consuming real milk as part of a nutritious, balanced daily diet.