New York Dairy Farm Featured in National Educational Video Series for Teachers

Author: Jean Kummer | March 11, 2021

New York Dairy Farm Featured in National Educational Video Series for Teachers

To help build trust and understanding of dairy on a global scale, dairy farmer and American Dairy Association North East Industry Relations Specialist Kelsey O’Shea of Mapleview Dairy in Madrid, N.Y., recently participated in a virtual field trip education program produced by Dairy Management Inc., (DMI) the national dairy checkoff, with Discovery Education™. The Undeniably Dairy “Farming to the Future” series focused on how dairy farmers care for their animals and their commitment to sustainable farming practices. 
 
DMI selected Discovery Education, a global leader in standards-based digital curriculum resource for K-12 classrooms, to produce this educational piece. The dairy series also included Leslie Bonci, a sports dietitian, National Dairy Council ambassador, and member of ADA North East’s Sports Nutrition Advisory Panel, who spoke about how dairy can help build strong bodies. Others featured in the series were dairy farmer and “New Mexico Milkmaid Tara Vander Dussen and celebrity chef and dairy advocate Carla Hall. 


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 more than 10,000 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 or call our Main Office at 315-472-9143.