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AMPI and First	District Association Announce Formation of Common Marketing Agency
News February 24, 2021

AMPI and First District Association Announce Formation of Common Marketing Agency

Associated Milk Producers Inc. (AMPI) and First District Association (FDA) announced the formation of a jointly owned Common Marketing Agency…

Succession Planning – The DIRTT Project
News November 23, 2020

Succession Planning – The DIRTT Project

By: Rena Striegel, President and Founder of The DIRTT Project   Succession planning is not synonymous with words like –…

2021 Scholarship Application
News Upcoming Events November 18, 2020

2021 Scholarship Application

      This scholarship is open to incoming and current college students who are Patrons of First District Association…

Protecting Your Farm From Above
News September 10, 2020

Protecting Your Farm From Above

By: Patti Schaefer, Member Services & FARM Program Manager & Ashley Warren, Sustainability and Communications Coordinator    You may have heard…

Sharing Dairy’s Sustainability Story
Industry News News August 5, 2020

Sharing Dairy’s Sustainability Story

by: Ashley Warren, Sustainability & Communications Coordinator   What does sustainability mean to you? This question has always been hard…

Dairy Donation Challenge: Making Dairy Available to Others
News June 8, 2020

Dairy Donation Challenge: Making Dairy Available to Others

Think about your refrigerator at home, what is the one thing you can never run low on? For me, it’s…

Scholarship Application – Due April 1st.
News February 27, 2020

Scholarship Application – Due April 1st.

Are you or is your family, members of First District Association or our Member Creameries and are attending college?  If…

UMDIA Scholarship – Due January 31st
News December 23, 2019

UMDIA Scholarship – Due January 31st

The Upper Midwest Dairy Industry Association (UMDIA) is pleased to announce that we again will be awarding up to two…

Ground Breaking Ceremony
News September 16, 2019

Ground Breaking Ceremony

Litchfield, Minnesota (9/12/2019) –  On Thursday, September 12th, President & CEO Bob Huffman, the First District Association Staff, and their…

DMC Retroactive Inter-Generational Transfer.
Industry News News September 12, 2019

DMC Retroactive Inter-Generational Transfer.

We now have official word that USDA has granted our request for producers to get production history credit for past…