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2023 Scholarship Application
News November 1, 2022

2023 Scholarship Application

    The First District Association scholarship is now open to incoming and current college students. Criteria to apply: Child…

2022 Scholarship Recipients
News June 10, 2022

2022 Scholarship Recipients

  Since the age of five, you would see Benjamin out in the yard helping with whatever he could on…

2022 Young Cooperator of the Year
News February 4, 2022

2022 Young Cooperator of the Year

The National Young Cooperators (YC) Program provides up-and-coming leaders in the dairy industry with a better understanding of issues facing…

2021 Scholarship Recipients
News November 4, 2021

2021 Scholarship Recipients

  Caden currently attends the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities for Agronomy. Caden plans to return to the family farm to…

Cows for a Cause
News August 31, 2021

Cows for a Cause

Hannah Schacherer, Marketing and Communications Intern Throughout the months of June and July, cows began appearing throughout the town of…

Providing Milk for Local Food Shelves
News June 9, 2021

Providing Milk for Local Food Shelves

Hannah Schacherer, Marketing & Communications Intern At First District Association we strive to produce high quality products for our consumers…

Mental Health Awareness Month
News May 28, 2021

Mental Health Awareness Month

Nicole Frank, FARM Program Specialist Every month, and honestly every day, is filled with National Holidays and Celebrations. It can…

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 –…

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…