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NATIONAL DAIRY SHRINE ANNOUNCES 2014 SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS - July 2014

Denmark, WI. - The National Dairy Shrine is pleased to announce the winners of their scholarships for 2014. National Dairy Shrine will provide more than $50,000 of scholarships and awards to students at their annual banquet on Thursday October 2 in Madison, Wisconsin.

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NATIONAL DAIRY SHRINE ANNOUNCES 2014 AWARD WINNERS - May 2014

Denmark, WI - The National Dairy Shrine (NDS) is pleased to announce the winners of the Guest of Honor, Distinguished Dairy Cattle Breeder, Pioneer, Progressive Dairy Manager and Graduate Dairy Production awards for this year.

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NATIONAL DAIRY SHRINE WELCOMES NEW MEMBERS - May 2014

The National Dairy Shrine is pleased to welcome nearly 100 students who competed in the North American Intercollegiate Dairy Challenge as new lifetime members.

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NATIONAL DAIRY SHRINE NAMES CORNERSTONE AWARD WINNER - July 2013

Denmark, Wis. - The National Dairy Shrine developed the Cornerstone Award to recognize organizations or corporations who have provided long-term support and exceptional contributions to National Dairy Shrine. The Cornerstone Award will not be presented annually, but will be bestowed at the discretion of the board of directors to deserving organizations.

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CROPP NAMED 2013 NATIONAL DAIRY SHRINE GUEST OF HONOR - July 2013

Denmark, Wis. - Robert Cropp, professor emeritus, department of agricultural and applied economics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, has been named the 2013 National Dairy Shrine Guest of Honor.

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2013 NATIONAL DAIRY SHRINE DISTINGUISHED DAIRY CATTLE BREEDER — BERNETA GABLE - July 2013

Berneta Gable, New Enterprise, Pa., will be honored as the 41st recipient of the Distinguished Dairy Cattle Breeder Award, given by the National Dairy Shrine. This is the highest honor awarded to a dairy cattle breeder and will be presented Wednesday, September 11, 2013, during the 50th Anniversary All-American Dairy Show in Harrisburg, Pa.

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NATIONAL DAIRY SHRINE HONORS FIVE INDUSTRY PIONEERS - July 2013

Denmark, WI. - The dairy industry is rich with history and brimming with leaders who shaped it, some in the limelight and others behind the scenes. Recognizing those individuals and their lasting contributions is a special privilege for the National Dairy Shrine (NDS).

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CALVERT AND METZGER RECOGNIZED AS NATIONAL DAIRY SHRINE PROGRESSIVE PRODUCERS - July 2013

Saluting the accomplishments that talented young dairy operators have already made, as well as nurturing their future efforts, is the goal of the National Dairy Shrine Progressive Producer Recognition. These Dairy Producers must have already demonstrated leadership in the dairy industry and their communities.

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NATIONAL DAIRY SHRINE AWARDS RYAN CLARK THE 2013 GRADUATE PRODUCTION AWARD - July 2013

Because of his commitment to sound financial decisions and top management, Ryan Clark of Tyrone, Pa., is a deserving recipient of the 2013 National Dairy Shrine Graduate Dairy Production Award. The award was established to recognize, encourage and assist qualified two-year or four-year agricultural college graduates to pursue careers in commercial dairying and to gain ownership of dairy cattle with the intent of growing the size of their dairy herd.

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NINE GRADUATES TO RECEIVE PRESTIGIOUS NATIONAL DAIRY SHRINE STUDENT RECOGNITION AWARD - July 2013

Denmark, Wis. - The National Dairy Shrine has announced their selections of the top dairy students in the nation. Accomplished students in the classroom and respected leaders amongst their peers, this year's Student Recognition Award winners represent universities from coast-to-coast.

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2013 NATIONAL DAIRY SHRINE/DAIRY MANAGEMENT INC. AWARDS OVER $9,500 IN MILK MARKETING SCHOLARSHIPS - July 2013

Denmark, Wis. - The National Dairy Shrine (NDS) and Dairy Management Inc (DMI) are pleased to announce that $9,500 in scholarships have been awarded to college students in agriculture or related fields. Hayley Potts received the $1,500 scholarship and eight other $1000 scholarships were also awarded. The NDS/DMI scholarships encourage students to pursue careers in dairy product marketing.

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THE NATIONAL DAIRY SHRINE AWARDS THREE SCHOLARSHIPS TO HONOR MAURICE CORE - July 2013

Bethany Dado from Amery, WI, Mikayla Conrad from New Holland, OH and Shannon Rodeffer from Snohomish WA were all awarded the 2013 Maurice Core Scholarship through the National Dairy Shrine. The $1000 award is given in honor of Maurice Core, the long-time Executive Secretary of the American Jersey Cattle Association and Executive Director of the National Dairy Shrine. The scholarship is awarded to a freshman student working towards a degree in dairy or related fields with an emphasis on leadership and volunteerism.

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CAVERLY AND OUWINGA AWARDED IAGER DAIRY SCHOLARSHIPS - July 2013

The National Dairy Shrine is pleased to name Leah Caverly and Jorin Ouwinga as recipients of the 2013 Iager Dairy Scholarship. This scholarship was created by an endowment from the Charles and Judy Iager family of Fulton, Md., these $1000 scholarships are awarded annually to second-year students enrolled in a two-year agricultural school and pursuing a career in the dairy industry. Recipients are selected based on leadership ability, academic achievement, interest in the dairy industry and future career plans.

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TWO EXCEPTIONAL COLLEGE STUDENTS EARNED 2013 NATIONAL DAIRY SHRINE KILDEE SCHOLARSHIP - July 2013

Two outstanding students have been selected as the recipients of the 2013 Kildee Scholarships. This year's honors were bestowed upon one undergraduate and one graduate student.

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KNORR AND ENDRES AWARDED 2013 MCCULLOUGH SCHOLARSHIPS - July 2013

Johanna Knorr of Pelican Rapids, Minn. and Sydney Endres of Lodi, Wis. have been selected as winners of the 2013 National Dairy Shrine/Marshall E. McCullough Scholarship given in memory of Marshall E. McCullough, the well-respected nutrition researcher and educator from Georgia.

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NATIONAL DAIRY SHRINE ANNOUNCES 4-E AWARD TO DENIER - October 2012

Denmark, WI - (October, 2012), From time to time, the National Dairy Shrine honors outstanding volunteers with the 4-E Award. This honor is bestowed on those individuals who have made special contributions to National Dairy Shrine and exemplify Extra Energy, Effort, Enthusiasm, and Exuberant leadership for the organization.

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NATIONAL DAIRY SHRINE ELECTS NEW PRESIDENT AND DIRECTORS - October 2012

Denmark, WI. - At the 63rd annual meeting of the National Dairy Shrine, Dale Olver, Penn State University Professor from University Park, PA., was elected President of the organization. Meanwhile, Maggie Murphy, Projects Director for Southeast Milk from Summerfield, Florida, was chosen as president-elect.

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NATIONAL DAIRY SHRINE TO SHOWCASE 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF KLUSSENDORF TROPH - August 2012

Denmark, WI. – The National Dairy Shrine Museum and the Hoard Historical Museum in Fort Atkinson, Wis. are pleased to feature an exhibit celebrating the 75th Anniversary of the Klussendorf Trophy. Opening the week of Tuesday, September 18, 2012, the exhibit will run through the end of October, during a six-to-eight-week period centered around World Dairy Expo.

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MAURICE CORE SCHOLARSHIP AWARDED TO MICHAEL SCHMITT - August 2012

Denmark, Wis. - Michael Schmitt of Rice, Minnesota has been named the 2012 recipient of the Maurice Core Scholarship by the National Dairy Shrine. This $1000 award is given in honor of Maurice Core, the long-time Executive Secretary of the American Jersey Cattle Association, and the Executive Director of the National Dairy Shrine. The funds for this award were donated by the friends of Maurice Core. The Core Scholarship is given to a freshman status student working toward a degree in dairy or a related field with emphasis on leadership and volunteerism.

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GALTON AND STOLL RECOGNIZED AS NATIONAL DAIRY SHRINE PROGRESSIVE PRODUCERS - August 2012

Denmark, Wis. - Two exceptional dairy operations have been selected to receive the National Dairy Shrine's prestigious Progressive Dairy Producer award for 2012. In the small herd category (300 cows or less) Matt and Katie Stoll, Frosty Rock Holsteins of Cascade, Iowa are being honored. In the large herd category (300 cows or more) Todd Galton, Roll-N-View Farm, of Nunda, N.Y. are recognized. Embodying what the award seeks to recognize each farm utilizes progressive management practices to optimize their operations and have a proven track record of continuous improvement.

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2012 NATIONAL DAIRY SHRINE DISTINGUISHED DAIRY CATTLE BREEDER - JAMES S. HUFFARD III - August 2012

Denmark, Wis. - James S. Huffard III, Crockett, Va., will be honored as the 40th recipient of the Distinguished Cattle Breeder award by National Dairy Shrine. This is the dairy industry's highest honor bestowed to a dairy cattle breeder and will be presented Thursday, October 4, 2012, during World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wis.

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2012 NATIONAL DAIRY SHRINE/DAIRY MANAGEMENT INC. AWARDS OVER $8,000 IN MILK MARKETING SCHOLARSHIPS - August 2012

Denmark, Wis. - The National Dairy Shrine (NDS) and Dairy Management Inc (DMI) are pleased to announce that $8,500 in scholarships have been awarded to college students in agriculture or related fields. Theresa Twohey received a $1,500 scholarship and seven other $1000 scholarships were also awarded. The NDS/DMI scholarships encourage students to pursue careers in dairy product marketing.

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NATIONAL DAIRY SHRINE AWARDS DIESEL HITT 2012 GRADUATE PRODUCTION AWARD - August 2012

Denmark, Wis. - Diesel Hitt didn't grow up on a dairy farm but after his parents let him work on a neighbor's 45-cow dairy, he mind was made up. Dairying was what he wanted to do. After working from coast to coast from Florida to New York, Mr. Hitt settled on a dairy north of Watertown, New York. Through hard work and determination, he is the deserving candidate for the 2012 National Dairy Shrine Graduate Production Award.

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GALTON NAMED 2012 NATIONAL DAIRY SHRINE GUEST OF HONOR - August 2012

Denmark, Wis. - David M. Galton, who spearheaded the nationally recognized Cornell University Dairy Fellows program and was instrumental in the growth of the northeast U.S. dairy industry, has been named the 2012 National Dairy Shrine Guest of Honor.

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JULKA AND JACKSON AWARDED IAGER DAIRY SCHOLARSHIP - August 2012

Denmark, Wis. - The National Dairy Shrine is pleased to announce Benjamin Julka and Emily Jackson as recipients of the 2012 Iager Dairy Scholarship. Sponsored by the Charles and Judy Iager family of Fulton, Md., this $1000 scholarship is awarded annually to second-year dairy students enrolled in a two-year agricultural school and pursuing a career in the dairy industry. Recipients are selected based on leadership ability, academic achievement, interest in the industry and future career plans.

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