Proud to Dairy

June 2009 Blog Posts (8)

Green electricity

Yesterday I talked to a dairy producer from the Netherlands. He is the president of the Global Dairy Farmers, and he owns a 280-cow dairy farm. With the manure from their farm, they are supplying electricity to 1800 homes. They are also working on a project to use methane, or green gas, as a replacement for oil. Below is the link to a video about their farm.

http://www.webheros.nl/prins/prins_dairy_farm_2009.wmv

Added by Alisa A. Raty on June 30, 2009 at 10:14am — 1 Comment

New blog

OUR NEW BLOG IS http://schartnermotorsports.blogspot.com/

Added by Schartner Motorsports on June 28, 2009 at 8:27pm — No Comments

Action at the Races for Schartner Motorsports!

We have had an unfortunate couple of weeks, but we are still very optimistic about the season overall. The 6th of June was the first race of the Bond Auto Parts Triple Crown Series, with $1000.00 to win the event; it drew a lot of competitors. Our day started with carburetor troubles but we were able to fix the problem, and make it out for qualifying. We started… Continue

Added by Schartner Motorsports on June 28, 2009 at 7:23pm — 1 Comment

Question on T-Shirts

Was just wanting to know how to go about getting one
of the new Proud to Dairy T-Shirts? Thanks, Keri Beth

Added by Keri Beth Peterson on June 19, 2009 at 10:43am — 2 Comments

Dairy Article :)

--- College dietician students have ‘dairy good time’ at local dairy farm.



When an employee of the American Dairy Association contacted Alyssa Holter about giving a tour of her family’s dairy farm, at first, she was a little nervous. “We have never actually done a tour of our farm for anyone other than our friends who stop by every once in a while, so to have the opportunity to show people outside the industry what dairy farming is all about seemed a little… Continue

Added by Kelsey Holter on June 14, 2009 at 8:15pm — 2 Comments

Schartner Motorsports is Proud to Dairy

Schartner Motorsports is an auto racing team based out of the small town of Lyndonville, Vermont. We currently race at Riverside Speedway in Groveton, New Hampshire and are excited about racing at larger tracks. Our team is extreemly family oriented, with strong ties to farming. We are hoping to have the Proud to Dairy campaign join us for the 2010 season, so that we can show off the Proud to Dairy… Continue

Added by Schartner Motorsports on June 11, 2009 at 4:26pm — No Comments

And the winner is ...

We want to give a special thanks to Janelle (Wiersma) Thorpe of Twin Falls, Idaho, for her winning contribution to the T-shirt design contest. She will receive a ceramic Proud to Dairy mug.

We had some very creative ideas and welcome all to go to proudtodairy.com and check out all the submissions.

As of June 1, the shirts had a combined total of 239 views. The winning shirt had an average vote of 4.5 out of 5 stars. The winning shirt design… Continue

Added by Ryan Curtis on June 8, 2009 at 12:00pm — No Comments

A view of the future

I'm the editorial intern at PDP. As part of my job I have been able to write feature stories about students in the dairy industry. I've been able to talk to students and professors in dairy science programs all over the place. I've learned so many interesting things and talked with so many interesting people. I've especially learned a lot about the university dairy herds.



I think it is neat that there are student-run university dairies. I can't think of a better way learn the ropes… Continue

Added by Alisa A. Raty on June 2, 2009 at 3:10pm — 3 Comments

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