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The National Animal Health Monitoring System (NAHMS) is conducting a first-of-its-kind study on the health and management practices of custom heifer-rearing operations in the U.S. The "Dairy Heifer Raiser 2011" study will include data from custom heifer raisers in Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Mexico, North Dakota, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin.

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This year’s finalists for the title of Princess Kay of the Milky Way have been named. The 12 young women from dairy farm backgrounds were selected at the conclusion of a three-day event for county dairy princesses held in St. Joseph, Minnesota. Each of the 12 will be sculpted in butter during the 2011 Minnesota State Fair. Princess Kay is crowned each year the night before the State Fair opens.

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Montgomery County’s unique King Farm Dairy MOOseum will be a featured part of the county’s Heritage Montgomery celebration during the weekend of June 25-26. The historic dairy barn showcases the history of local dairy farming when more than 300 dairy farms operated in Montgomery County, Maryland, to serve the Nation’s Capital.

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Everyone is invited to attend Breakfast on the Farm on June 11, 8 a.m. to noon at The Dairy Center in Calmar, Iowa.

The menu includes pancakes, sausage, eggs, coffee and milk. The family-oriented event includes a tour of the 250-cow dairy farm at The Dairy Center and a farm animal petting zoo.

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Mechanicsburg FFA of Mechanicsburg, Ohio, has been named Grand Champion in the Weeding out Hunger FFA Video Challenge. Mechanicsburg competed against four National FFA chapters representing Tennessee, Colorado, Ohio and North Carolina for the title and the $3,000 grand prize.

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