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Show us your pride: Participate in the June Dairy Month photo contest

June Dairy Month is quickly approaching, and as usual, those involved with the Proud to Dairy site are pretty excited about it. This year, we thought we would try another photo contest.

Current members may recall our 
2010 photo contest with 10 submissions from members.

Below are the details for the 2012 photo contest.

How to enter:



Added by Proud to Dairy on May 9, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

For you social media enthusiasts

If you're an avid tweeter, Facebooker or some other "er" that deals with social media, you probably saw this graphic "Social media explained... with donuts" that made the Internet rounds in February and March.


Progressive Dairyman Editor Walt Cooley recently received an email from…


Added by Proud to Dairy on April 24, 2012 at 8:30am — No Comments

Are you princess proud?

Membership on the Proud to Dairy networking site continues to grow. Users include FFA and 4-H members, college students, dairy producers, industry professionals and even retired dairy enthusiasts. While we love activity from any member, we would love to see even more participation from those involved in dairy promotion.…


Added by Proud to Dairy on April 6, 2012 at 9:41am — No Comments

Proud to Dairy member wins National Ag Day video contest

Diane Gress of Shreve, Ohio, put her creativity and passion for agriculture to work for the National Ag Day video contest. In her less-than-two-minute video, she explains how technology, government regulations and industry innovations have enabled the agricultural industry to provide a safe food supply for a growing…


Added by Proud to Dairy on March 7, 2012 at 12:10pm — No Comments


If you haven’t visited the Proud to Dairy site recently, you may not be aware of how easy it is to share videos, blogs and photos with members of your favorite social networking sites.

• The “Favorite” button featuring an image of a thumb

This “thumbs-up” button is for Proud to Dairy members only. You’ll have to be signed into your account to click it, and then…


Added by Proud to Dairy on February 21, 2012 at 8:09am — No Comments

Oregon State University student crowned 2012 Oregon Dairy Princess-Ambassador

Kristen Kaste, representing Tillamook County, was crowned the 2012 Oregon Dairy Princess-Ambassador during ceremonies January 14, 2012 at the 53rd Annual Coronation Banquet hosted by the Oregon Dairy Women.

Kaste was crowned by outgoing 2011 Oregon Dairy Princess-Ambassador, Jessica Budge, to the theme “Main Street USA” amid over 300 guests and seven other Oregon County Princess-Ambassador finalists.

The finalists were evaluated by a three judge panel over the…


Added by Proud to Dairy on February 7, 2012 at 1:06pm — No Comments

"Design the shirt for SGPDCT" contest from Progressive Dairyman

Calling all past participants of the Southern Great Plains Dairy Consortium – your creativity is requested. Progressive Dairyman is asking you to take your past experiences and turn them into a design, featuring a logo and/or slogan for the 2012 Southern Great Plains Dairy Consortium. 


Submissions will be uploaded to the Proud to Dairy website at:, and readers will vote through the buttons below each…


Added by Proud to Dairy on February 7, 2012 at 12:41pm — No Comments

Cal Poly agricultural students go vegan for a week

Proud to Dairy staff followed along with much interest of the vegan challenge David Jones and Carrie Isaacson decided to complete.


Jones, who comes from a California dairy farm, and Isaacson, whose agricultural roots began through a 4-H horse program, are both students at California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo,…


Added by Proud to Dairy on January 30, 2012 at 3:45pm — No Comments

Proud to Dairy member heads to New Zealand this year

Penn State student Hannah Wentworth of Quarryville, Pennsylvania, joined the Proud to Dairy network in November 2011.


She says she learned about the site during a presentation made to the Penn State Dairy Science Club, where she served as a…


Added by Proud to Dairy on January 23, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

You’re Proud to Dairy! Now what?

At the recent Telling Your Story Round-Up, hosted by the Mid-Atlantic Dairy Association, Pennsylvania Dairy Promotion Program and Center for Dairy Excellence, dairy producers were given tips for engaging with consumers.…


Added by Proud to Dairy on December 29, 2011 at 11:10am — No Comments


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