Pennsylvania dairy farmer Justin Risser, his children and two Holstein calves from Bainbridge, joined the June Dairy Month celebration at the Capitol in Harrisburg on Tuesday, June 4, 2019. Visitors were reminded to support the Fill a Glass with Hope® campaign, Pennsylvania’s program working with Feeding Pennsylvania to help provide local families with milk.
New York state and county dairy promoters participated in Dairy Day at the Legislative Office Building in Albany, where they distributed milk, cheese, yogurt and ice cream samples from local dairy businesses.
About American Dairy Association North East
American Dairy Association North East (ADA North East) is the dairy farmer-funded organization funded by participating dairy farmer’s checkoff investment to build demand and sales for milk and dairy foods throughout the local region. Representing nearly 11,000 dairy farm families in Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and northern Virginia, ADA North East develops and implements local programs to drive milk and dairy sales at retail outlets and in schools. The organization also conducts consumer education about dairy through events, traditional and social media, and in collaboration with health professionals through National Dairy Council®. ADA North East works closely with Dairy Management Inc.™, the national dairy checkoff organization, to support nutrition research, national partnerships and developing export markets for dairy to bring a fully integrated promotion program to the region. For more information, visit www.AmericanDairy.com.