Pennsylvania dairy farmer and Dairy Management Inc. chair Marilyn Hershey joined USDA Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue at World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wisconsin, this week. Together they visited an elementary school to have lunch students enrolled in Fuel Up to Play 60. They talked to the students about healthy eating with dairy, as well as about general agriculture.
Fuel Up to Play 60 is active in more than 11,000 schools in the ADA North East territory.
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.