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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 …

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Making School Lunches Great Again: Toomey Introduces Bill Allowing Schools to Offer Whole Milk to Kids

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) has introduced the Milk in Lunches for Kids (MILK) Act to allow schools to serve whole milk and two percent milk. The MILK Act also requires the Secretary of Agriculture to revise regulations to exclude milk fat from the cap on saturated fat in school lunches. Currently, schools …

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Scholarship Opportunity Available to Dairy Students

PA Dairymen’s, Dairy Excellence Foundation Offer $3,000 Scholarships Harrisburg, Pa. – High school students who are pursuing an education in a dairy-related field can apply for one of ten $3,000 Student Leader scholarships made available through the Pennsylvania Dairymen’s Association and Center for Dairy Excellence Foundation for the 2019-20 academic year. The deadline for students …

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Young Dairy Professionals Recognized at Dairy Summit

Dairymen’s Association, Dairy Excellence Foundation Award Scholarships Harrisburg, Pa. – Eighteen young professionals were awarded a scholarship to attend the 2019 Pennsylvania Dairy Summit, held February 4 – 6 at the Lancaster Marriott in Lancaster, Pa. The Young Professional Scholarships were awarded by the Pennsylvania Dairymen’s Association, Center for Dairy Excellence and Center for Dairy …

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