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16 Rising to the Challenge From former employees to owners of the dairy, BJ and Autumn Benkovsky, the 2023 MMPA Outstanding Young Dairy Cooperator Runners-Up, have embraced the challenge of taking over Lyon Farms in 2021 after the unexpected passing of their beloved mentor Mike Lyon.


BOARD SPOTLIGHT: KURT STEINER MMPA delegates recently elected Kurt Steiner to serve a three-year term as director-at-large on the MMPA board of directors. Steiner is the first elected board member from Ohio, joining 12 other dairy farmers on the MMPA board of directors to guide the direction of the cooperative and set strategic goals.


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Our Industry’s Evolution



How can Dairy Care Academy help your farm?



“MMPA is made up of world-class farms and dairy producers that regularly push the needle of innovation. We’re proud that we were able to feature Crandall Dairy Farms and Vanderploeg Farms as part of the World Dairy Summit.” DOUG CHAPIN, MMPA BOARD CHAIRMAN (PAGE 10)


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As we approach the end of another year, it’s a time to pause and reflect on how MMPA has evolved and adapted with the ever-changing dairy industry. We have stayed true to our values of partnering with people of integrity and remained dedicated to serving MMPA member owners. The cooperative spirit will continue to guide us as we embrace the challenges and changes of the coming year.

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I caught up with BJ and Autumn Benkovsky, this year’s MMPA Outstanding Young Dairy Cooperator runners-up to learn more about how they’ve overcome adversity time and time again since acquiring their farm only two years ago. With the help of dairy industry professionals, these two have exciting plans for the future that you can learn more about on page 16.

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Inside you can also meet MMPA board member Kurt Steiner (pg.15) and learn more about MMPA’s efforts to modernize the Federal Milk Marketing Order system through the hearing process (pg.12), both examples of how the cooperative spirit continues to guide our industry into the future.

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Our Industry’s Evolution BY JOE DIGLIO, MMPA PRESIDENT & CEO


ur industry is continuously evolving, and MMPA is evolving with it. Our customers’ concerns today are different than what they were ten years ago, with a growing focus on our cooperative’s sustainability efforts. At MMPA, sustainability isn’t an end goal to reach, it’s the continuation of efforts that benefit the communities we work and live in. Our goals will continue to progress as we achieve results and make a positive impact on the people we influence, the planet we live on and the value we provide.


Our cooperative’s sustainability efforts focus on finding improvements to historical practices and seeking innovations to create new opportunities that offset our carbon footprint while supporting our members, employees and customers. We’re dedicated to investing in sustainable technologies that can be a positive solution we can use redundantly throughout the supply chain. A recent example of that is our investment in Dairy Distillery, an ethanol plant that will use a byproduct of the ultra-filtered milk process to create a sustainable ethanol used for powering vehicles. This technology has attracted attention from players in the industry and is evidence that the industry is evolving. The international market is well established in sustainability efforts and because we compete in a global market, if we’re going to continue exporting our products, we need to adapt to what consumers today desire. In order to achieve results in the future, we have to recognize that our industry competes for labor with other industries in a labor market that’s already short. We in the dairy industry need to collaborate by informing and educating the new workforce about the benefits in working in our industry. In addition, when we talk about labor challenges, it’s not just about lack of labor, but the training of new employees in the workforce as well. A solution to the challenge is to implement technology to reduce the reliance on legacy processes that require excess human labor and to create efficiencies in workflows that save employees’ time. We need to continue investing in technology to adapt to workforce needs and prepare for the next generation of employees. We need to evaluate our employee policies in order to retain our competitiveness in the marketplace. Today’s new generation of workers are different than in the past and it’s critical that we continue to adapt to the evolution of the workplace while meeting the demand for the products we produce. With a product that is so dynamic, milk has the ability to be a solution to so many different challenges we’re facing as a country and as a global population today. There will always be a need for dairy in the future and that’s exciting. What other industry has the ability to provide nourishment and welfare for so many while achieving a sustainable environment that everyone can benefit from?


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How can Dairy Care Academy help your farm? WE ASKED THE EXPERTS:

MMPA Member Services Supervisor

Christy Dinsmoore

MSU Dairy Teaching and Research Center Farm Manager

Jim Good

Paola Bacigalupo Sangues a

MMPA’s Dairy Care Academy (DCA) continues to provide easy to access, streamlined training for employees and farm owners alike. The on-demand format allows for training whenever you have a new employee or need a refresher.

The MSU Dairy Cattle Teaching and Research Station has utilized the videos in the DCA platform as an instrumental part of the training we provide for our employees. Our workforce at the farm includes as many as 25 students that start their employment with varying degrees of understanding of the critical stockmanship skills needed to ensure the best care for the animals and a safe work environment. The DCA training resources are streamlined and very practical, which provides a tremendous amount of very useful information without a large investment of the employee’s time. In addition, these training materials also provide very thorough information that is in an easy understand format with great visuals.

Employee training is valuable for every farm because it’s critical that every person needs to know how to properly perform the tasks they are assigned. MMPA’s DCA is on-demand, allowing people to access it at any time. With the high employee turnover rate we see on farms, it’s the perfect solution for allowing new employees to complete the modules and receive proper training.

Coming soon, we’re adding a chemical handling course to the online platform. Milkers are in contact with chemicals all through the milking process from filling chemical jars to changing barrels to running a foot bath. Employees need to take precautions to keep their skin and eyes safe, and by understanding some of the hazards of their environment the course will help educate them on the role they play in safe chemical handling. We’re also excited to announce that we will soon be launching a Spanish milking practices course. With the help of Michigan State University Extension, we’ve translated and created a Spanish video to deliver MMPA’s best milking practices message to even more viewers. Members can visit the DCA online platform by clicking the link in the producer portal.


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The MSU Dairy Farm has a lot of daily visitors, so it is also very important that all employees are well trained and show consistency to the public in how care is provided to the animals. The DCA resources will continue to be a major component of the ongoing training program for all the employees and research students that are involved at the MSU Dairy Farm.

MSU Dairy Extension Educatoor

I was glad to partner with MMPA to provide the addition of DCA Spanish training modules, bringing education to an audience that is underserved in our region. My partnership with MMPA is going to have a large impact, helping solve the need for Spanish training resources on farms today. Most of the dairy industry’s workforce have Spanish as their first language, even though many are bilingual, the majority only know Spanish. The new Spanish DCA modules provide a tool to overcome the communication barrier between managers and employees who are in need of this information to perform their job with the expectations of providing high-quality animal care.

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In October, the world’s largest dairy conference, International Dairy Federation (IDF) World Dairy Summit, took place in Chicago. This is the first time since 1993 that the U.S. has hosted the IDF World Dairy Summit, which provides a vital forum for dairy leaders, experts, farmers, processors, traders, and journalists worldwide to discuss how to further advance the collective global dairy sector in a positive, sustainable way. Following the Summit, attendees had the opportunity to participate in technical tours to see various aspects of the U.S. dairy industry first-hand. During the Michigan Technical Tour, participants toured two MMPA member farms, along with Neogen, Midwest Cheese Plant and Proliant Dairy Ingredients. “MMPA is made up of world-class farms and dairy producers that regularly push the needle of innovation,” Doug Chapin, MMPA Board Chairman,

said. “We’re proud that we were able to feature Crandall Dairy Farms and Vanderploeg Farms as part of the World Dairy Summit.” The Summit contributes to IDF’s purpose of connecting and empowering the global dairy sector to nourish the world with safe, nutritious, and sustainable dairy. IDF is the leading source of scientific and technical expertise for all stakeholders of the dairy chain.

National Dairy FARM Program Launches Enhanced Biosecurity Initiative The National Dairy Farmers Assuring Responsible Management (FARM) Program announced the launch of FARM Biosecurity – Enhanced, a new aspect of the FARM Biosecurity Program that includes training and an online database. FARM Biosecurity – Enhanced, includes an online database to develop and securely store dairy producers’ enhanced biosecurity plans (EBP) and an online training that helps users write those plans. FARM has also developed a FARM Biosecurity – Enhanced Biosecurity Prep Guide and Database User Guide to complement these tool Stronger, or enhanced, levels of biosecurity will be needed to protect cattle against the highly contagious foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) found in two-thirds of the world. One FMD case in the United States could shut down movement across the nation of livestock and their products for at least 72 hours. FARM Biosecurity – Enhanced incorporates the on-farm elements of the Secure Milk Supply Plan for Continuity of Business. The Secure

Newtrient, MMPA Recipient of Dairy Environmental Stewardship Grant

Milk Supply (SMS) Plan for Continuity of Business was designed to help the dairy industry prepare for an FMD outbreak by providing producers with the tools to develop an enhanced biosecurity plan. The FARM Biosecurity – Enhanced database not only securely stores the EBP plans, but with producer permission will share the plans with state animal health officials for their approval to speed up issuing a movement permit in the event of an FMD outbreak.

MMPA District Meetings MMPA District Meetings will take place in December. During the meetings, members will receive an industry and cooperative update, and participate in district elections. Meetings begin at 10 a.m. with registration beginning at 9:30 a.m. Lunch will be provided and registration is required to attend.

DISTRICT 1: Tuesday, Dec. 12 Hilton Garden Inn, Findlay, OH DISTRICT 2: Friday, Dec. 15 Blue Gate Inn, Shipshewana, IN

FARM Biosecurity has two parts: Everyday Biosecurity for common disease threats and Enhanced Biosecurity for highly contagious foreign animal diseases. The FARM Biosecurity resources aim to protect dairy cattle, build resiliency, and future business continuity opportunities for the dairy industry.

DISTRICT 3: Wednesday, Dec. 6 The Shack, White Cloud, MI

To learn more about the FARM Program or access protocol templates and training aids, visit the FARM website: To learn more about the Secure Milk Supply Plan, access templates, standard operating procedures, movement logs, and more, visit

DISTRICT 5 Thursday, Dec. 14 River Front Conference Center, U of M Flint, Flint, MI

DISTRICT 4: Thursday, Dec. 7 Great Hall Banquet & Convention Center, Midland, MI

In early November, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced nearly $1 billion in new funding awards under the Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP), which supports targeted partnership projects that incentivize reduced methane emissions. Michigan Milk Producers Association, with sponsorship from Newtrient, an organization serving as an environmental and technical resource to member dairy farmers, was one of several dairy cooperatives and industry partners to receive funding. In total, ten of the 81 projects funded by RCPP focused on dairy, totaling $96.44 million. The investment in dairy’s environmental stewardship efforts aligns with MMPA’s commitment to cooperative social responsibility and sustainable business practices throughout the entire supply chain. The grant funding will be used to develop a farmer-focused project that will increase the adoption of methane-emissions-reducing Natural Resources Conservation Service conservation practices focused on manure management and feed management, with anticipated enrollment beginning in 2024.

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MMPA representatives testify at Federal Milk Marketing Order hearing Beginning Aug. 23 in Carmel, Indiana, USDA began holding a public hearing to consider proposals to amend the Federal Milk Marketing Order (FMMO). The hearing is expected to run until mid-October.


MPA Board Chairman Doug Chapin, along with other MMPA representatives Brad Parks, Carl Rasch and Ken Nobis testified during the hearing on behalf of MMPA and National Milk Producers Federation. “I’d like to put emphasis on the $1 billion that producers have lost since the current Class I mover was put in place in 2018. Producers have been unfairly harmed by the current mover and continue to be,” Chapin said as part of his testimony. “I’m representing 1,000 dairymen and a co-op that bottles Class I milk when I say that I support returning to the higher of Class 1 mover.” The FMMO system saw its last comprehensive revision in 2000. Since then, the structure of the U.S. dairy industry has shifted significantly, from product preferences and plant costs


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to the composition of milk itself. Calls to re-examine the federal order system intensified as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, which strained the increasingly unwieldy system. MMPA’s testimonies supported the more than two years of in-depth analysis and examination of numerous FMMO issues led by a team of technical experts from NMPF’s member cooperatives. NMPF’s proposal to modernize the marketing-order system was unanimously approved by NMPF’s board of directors on March 7, 2023 and submitted it in final form on May 1. The hearing is on recess until Monday, November 27, when it will resume at the same location in Carmel, Indiana. The longer duration of the hearing is anticipated to delay USDA’s posthearing steps toward crafting a new federal order and organizing a farmer vote until sometime later in 2024.

NMPF and USDEC commend significant new investment in export market promotion The National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) and U.S. Dairy Export Council (USDEC) praised the announcement in late October from the U.S. Department of Agriculture that it plans to devote $2.3 billion from the Commodity Credit Corporation to promoting better market opportunities for U.S. agricultural producers and expanding food aid to support communities in need around the world.


he expanded export support program and food aid were requested by Senate Agriculture Committee Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow, D-MI, and Ranking Member Sen. John Boozman, R-AR, in late August. USDA will devote $1.3 billion to establishing a Regional Agricultural Trade Promotion Program, and $1 billion to commoditybased international food aid. “The U.S. dairy community is grateful for the USDA’s decision to invest in supporting the cultivation of enhanced international market opportunities for America’s dairy farmers and cooperatives. We thank Senators Stabenow and Boozman for their initiative in encouraging USDA to pursue this course of action,” said NMPF president and CEO Jim Mulhern. “Now more than ever, the U.S. dairy industry relies on exports. If distributed to those sectors that are

presently underfunded such as dairy, the new export promotion funding will put us in a better position to compete globally and grow our consumer base. NMPF encourages Congress to build on today’s announcement by USDA to also deliver additional funding for the Market Access Program and Foreign Market Development Program in the development of the next Farm Bill.” NMPF, USDEC and other agricultural leaders are advocating for Congress to double funding for the Market Access Program and Foreign Market Development program – the two programs have not received a raise in over 16 years, despite offering consistent returns on investment. “Farmers, manufacturers and workers up and down the dairy supply chain benefit from expanded trade opportunities that help the industry thrive in today’s global economy,” said USDEC president and CEO Krysta Harden. “We’re thankful that USDA is taking this important step to support American Agriculture and appreciate Senators Stabenow and Boozman elevating the importance of using CCC resources to fund programs that will strengthen the U.S.

Farmers, manufacturers and workers up and down the dairy supply chain benefit from expanded trade opportunities that help the industry thrive in today’s global economy.” dairy industry through the creation of new markets and the promotion of nutritional dairy-containing products in food aid. We look forward to continuing to work together to level the playing field for America’s dairy farmers and producers.”



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T here are some regional issues that affect Ohio farmers that do not affect Michigan farmers to the same extent, and it’s important to have a voice on the board from our state to provide input.

What do you value most about MMPA? As a cooperative, MMPA takes an end user approach. We work to market milk products for consumers through associations with customers, or through projects such as the Dairy Distillery Project in Constantine. Why did you want to join the board of directors?

Board Spotlight: Kurt Steiner MMPA delegates recently elected Kurt Steiner to serve a threeyear term on the MMPA board of directors as a director-at-large. Steiner joins the 12 other dairy farmers on the MMPA board of directors, helping guide the direction of the cooperative and setting strategic goals.


teinhurst Farms has been in operation since 1959, with Kurt having an active role since 1994. Today he operates 1,200 acres and milks 615 cows on the dairy in Creston, Ohio. He became an active member in MMPA when Superior Dairy was acquired in 2021. Kurt is excited to dedicate his time and energy to represent the Ohio dairy industry within the co-op.

It is important that the Ohio market has a say on what goes on in MMPA. There are some regional issues that affect Ohio farmers that do not affect Michigan farmers to the same extent, and it’s important to have a voice on the board from our state to provide input. What are your goals and vision while serving on the board of directors? I strive to be a good board member and offer input where I’m asked. Being a board member is a big responsibility, but I value representing my peers and supporting the cooperative’s leadership.

How has MMPA impacted your farm?

What would you tell members looking to become more active within the cooperative?

MMPA dairy producers are more advanced than what I am accustomed to. Becoming part of MMPA has allowed our farm to be with a community of people who are doing what I like to do.

There is always room for new ideas on the board. Opportunity arises each year for members to become involved through elected positions or volunteering to learn more about the cooperative.

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Rising to the Challenge BY MIKAYLA BOWEN


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rom former employees to owners of the dairy, BJ and Autumn Benkovsky, the 2023 MMPA Outstanding Young Dairy Cooperator

Runners-Up, have embraced the challenge of taking

over Lyon Farms in 2021 after the unexpected passing of their beloved mentor Mike Lyon.

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It is not every day that one has the opportunity to take over and carry on the success of a dairy farm. Although unfortunate circumstances have lead BJ and Autumn Benkovsky to take ownership, the couple accepted the challenge without hesitation, doing all that they can to carry on the dairy’s legacy in Mike Lyon’s honor. “I was working at the elevator at the time, and I had planned on coming back to the farm in July. Then Mike went downhill fast and passed away June 3rd. There was a whole month that I wasn’t here full time because I was still at the elevator,” BJ said. Obstacles continued to arise for the couple in 2021 as Mike’s father, who was a sounding board for any and all questions concerning the operation, passed in September. Later that winter, a virus travelled through the herd, meaning long nights testing and treating cows. But there was lots of joy to be found in October 2021 with the birth of their first child Olivia.


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“The transition was a huge blessing, but it was difficult”, Autumn admitted. “We’re just now catching up two years later. This past summer, I finally feel content at where we are on breeding and everything else,” BJ added. OYDC Runner-Ups, BJ and Autumn have fully immersed their lives into making sure this dairy succeeds. “I’m CEO, Chief Everything Officer, breeding, feeding, accounting, the buck stops with me,” said BJ.

Looking Back Although Autumn was raised on a dairy farm in Mason, Mich., dairying was not BJ’s initial career goal when he began his studies at Michigan State University (MSU).

“I am in charge of the calves. I work a full-time job outside of the farm, and then I feed calves at night, and then mornings and nights on the weekends. I also help BJ milk in the mornings and on the weekends,” said Autumn.

“I started working here, in Eaton Rapids, Mich., at Lyon’s dairy while I was going to MSU. I didn’t know what I wanted to do, but I wanted to do something in ag and I was actually leaning towards the beef side of things,” BJ said. “Ultimately what I came to love about this is that you see the cycle from calf to cow. I was hooked, and for some reason Mike thought I was crazy enough or smart enough, to give us this opportunity.”

I'm CEO, Chief Everything Officer, breeding, feeding, accounting, the buck stops with me,” said BJ.

Autumn also became close to Mike through her work with the calves. “I was fortunate to be around when Mike was feeding calves because he taught me a lot. I grew up on a farm and I fed those calves, but every farmer has different perspectives and I was fortunate to be able to learn his ways,” said Autumn.

Autumn and BJ speak very highly of not only the ways in which Mike lead by example while operating the dairy, but his innate cow-sense. “He was so good with cows. BJ said several times he could tell when a cow was going to be sick before it even got sick, his cow sense was unbelievable.” said Autumn.

Looking Ahead “I don’t think a whole lot has changed since I have taken over. On the employee management side nothing has changed,” said BJ. “The core value of the farm is to have an impact. There are more ways to do that than having the fancy shiny tractor out front. There are people’s lives that I can have an impact on. There’s more to this job than making money and making milk, it’s having an effect on kids’ lives.” BJ and Autumn take great pride in not only ensuring that the cows are taken care of, but that their employees are too. It is Mike’s morals and leadership values that have influenced BJ to continue making an impact on the lives of his employees. “BJ’s doing a lot of things that Mike has done too,” Autumn said. “At Mike’s funeral there were a lot of young people. He was such a good mentor, the people that he hired really needed

The core value of the farm is to have an impact. There are more ways to do that than having the fancy shiny tractor out front. … There’s more to this job than making money and making milk, it’s having an effect on kids’ lives.”

people there for them, and you could tell that Mike was there for them.” When asked what motivates the couple every day, both answer that it is their daughter Olivia. “We try to do better than we have before, to always strive to become better,” said BJ. At his core BJ loves being a dairy farmer. His journey to becoming one may not have been conventional, but he truly enjoys working with his cows. “It’s not the employees. Not the paperwork. I really do love the cows,” BJ stated. “If the day ever comes that the cows aren’t here, then I would much rather rent my farmland out. The cows are why I’m a dairy farmer.” Now that BJ and Autumn have settled more into their new position as dairy farmers, they have plans to build a new barn with a much more advanced parlor. “It’s a flat barn right now, we’re milking in the 1970’s here. Everything is in the works to go to a double 10 parallel and slowly grow the 88-cow herd from within over time,” said BJ.

Over a year ago they’ve started using bolus health monitoring technology to help manage their cows on a more individual basis. BJ explains, “They get installed into the animal, and it shows you which cows to dry off, who to breed, what health checks to make, and who’s about to calve.” The couple also works alongside their nutritionist, consultants, and MMPA field representatives to help them along the way. “When I first got this position, I was aware that there would be those who will try to pull one over my eyes, but the amount of people that are actually willing to share some of their knowledge and experience has been overwhelming,” BJ said. “We have a community of dairy industry people with plenty of great resources that are willing to help.” It is evident that together the Benkovsky family can persevere. With the right people by their side there is no challenge they cannot face together.

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“When my family first started in the business in 1926, there were nearly 500 small dairies in Detroit and neighboring cities.” DEAN ANGOTT, CHAIRMAN AND PRESIDENT, C.F. BURGER CREAMERY

“We are a true creamery in that everything we make has elevated butterfat levels,” Dean Angott said about his family’s business, C.F. Burger Creamery. “We specialize in extended shelf life products. We were one of the early adopters of that technology after beginning to produce cream with a shelf life of 100 days in the 1960s.”


With 58 employees at their sole processing facility in Detroit, C.F. Burger Creamery is the last standing Grade A dairy manufacturer in the city of Detroit.

ocated in the heart of Metro Detroit is one of the last standing dairy facilities in the area – C.F. Burger Creamery.

Known for their cream and eggnog at regional retail outlets, they’ve grown their business to service one of the largest restaurant chains in the world, while remaining true to their roots as a family-owned business.

“A long time ago, when I started in this business, there were over 20 dairies in the city itself,” Angott, who serves as the company’s Chairman and President, said. “When my family first started in the business in 1926, there were nearly 500 small dairies in Detroit and neighboring cities.” The change in the industry has required them to adapt to consumer preferences and grow their business to remain relevant in the face of industry consolidation. Today, their products can be found in 22 surrounding states

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under the C.F. Burger Creamery brand, and in McDonald’s milkshakes and lattes and Dairy Queen ice cream mixes. Despite their growth they’ve remained true to their roots as a family-owned business. “Here we sit in 2023, and despite how different our industry is today, we’re still a family-owned company,” Angott said. “We run the business like a family business should be run and employees appreciate that. The average tenure of an employee here at C.F. Burger is 22 years and we have generational employees in the plant where their dad worked here, or their grandfather worked here.” The company’s dedicated employees are one of the many reasons Angott credits for the company’s success, along with their supply of high-quality milk.

Premium Cream “We’ve had a continuous supply contract agreement with Michigan Milk Producers Association (MMPA) for more years than I can even remember,” Angott said. “We’re in the business of making exceptional dairy products. I can’t make an exceptional


product unless I start with exceptional ingredients and that process begins on MMPA producers’ farms.” As a long-term partner with MMPA, C.F. Burger Creamery has grown alongside the dairy cooperative through the years, and they’ve worked together to achieve key milestones in each other’s histories. “This very building that we’re in, we bought from MMPA,” Angott said. “At

the time, we had no idea how we could possibly fill this huge building, and now I sit here in 2023 figuring out how I am going to add on to the building. Those are good problems to have.” The partnership between MMPA and C.F. Burger Creamy is rooted in the companies’ shared mission and values and has resulted in appreciation for each other’s role in the industry. “MMPA is on a mission to be the best co-op providing the best quality milk. That’s great because we’re on a mission to be the best dairy specialties company offering the very best products,” Angott said. “The high level of quality and the fact that MMPA producers are invested in making sure that they’re hearing what’s going on in the world and ensuring that they’re making a positive impact on the environment and participating in improving animal welfare on their farms is why over the many years, we’ve formed a true partnership with MMPA.”



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The partnership has only strengthened over time as C.F. Burger Creamery has continued to grow. The growth is due in part to the success of the company’s line of eggnog products, a well-known staple in their community around the holiday time and beyond.

Premium Products “40 years ago, when we first got into eggnog, most of the eggnogs on retail shelves were not high quality because supermarket chains just liked to stock them for four weeks during the holidays and sell it at a price point to get out of it and be done with it,” Angott said. “We saw there was an opportunity for a really premium product, so that’s what we set out to build.” From there, their eggnog recipe took off and after launching four different varieties ranging from caramel flavored to fat-free, the Angott family sought to do even more. “We thought that if people like eggnog during the holidays, why wouldn’t they like it year-round?” Angott said. “We kept the flagship flavor, the Deluxe Old Fashioned and went to a few supermarket chains and asked if they

would consider selling it on a yearround basis. They were willing to give it a try, and it ends up that people who like eggnog during the holidays like it in July too.”


We saw there was an opportunity for a really premium product, so that’s what we set out to build.”

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The company’s growth and dedicated consumer base allows C.F. Burger Creamery to maintain a constant production of eggnog yearround. In any given year, they sell over a million quarts of eggnog to consumers in the metro-Detroit area and beyond. “Traditions are important,” Angott said. “At times it’s tough to be a producer and it’s tough to be a processor, but it’s in our veins and it’s what we do. I’m very proud of it and with high-quality cream and condensed milk provided by MMPA, our customers can taste the difference.”

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Give the gift of dairy this holiday season Heritage Ridge Creamery gift boxes featuring cheese and butter are on sale now!

Eggnog Bread Pudding Prep Time: 60 mins Servings: 6 Indulgent breakfasts like this eggnog bread pudding are even better when you realize you can prepare them the day before. This dish will make your home smell amazing and makes for a delicious, easy breakfast for the whole family. It also makes for a tasty dessert! Don’t forget to garnish with powdered sugar and raspberries for optimal flavor. Ingredients 6 cups

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Cheese grater, one block of butter, one summer sausage and four pounds of cheese: Colby, Cheddar, Pepper-Jack, and Monterey-Jack cheese.

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Preheat the oven to 350F. Spray a 10-inch springform pan with cooking spray. Set aside. In a large bowl, stir together eggnog, sugar, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg, egg and egg whites. Add in bread cubes. Stir to combine. Leave the mixture sit for 10 minutes. Pour mixture into springform pan. Bake for 1 hour. Let stand for 10 minutes and release the sides of the springform pan. Top with powdered sugar and raspberries, if desired. Recipe provided by C.F. Burger Creamery



n Tuesday, September 26, legislation was unveiled that will create a new fundraising license plate that would generate support for Michigan 4-H youth. State Reps. Matthew Bierlein, of Vassar, and Reggie Miller, of Van Buren Township, are sponsoring the legislation which would allow for the creation and sale of a Michigan 4-H plate through the Secretary of State. “This effort would provide an ongoing stream of support that benefits our 4-H programs for years to come,” said Quentin Tyler, director of Michigan State University Extension, which leads the 4-H program in Michigan. “We are so grateful to Reps. Beirlein and Miller for championing this effort.” The plans would create the 4-H fundraising plate and establish regular disbursements from the license plate sales to the Michigan 4-H Foundation. Founded in 1952, the Michigan 4-H Foundation is a nonprofit organization based in East Lansing, Mich. Led by a board of trustees, the foundation works in partnership with MSU Extension and Michigan 4-H Youth Development to support programs to prepare youth for meaningful and productive lives. “We are excited by the prospect of this revenue-generating opportunity that will result in additional visibility and resources to support Michigan 4-H youth and programs,” saiD Tom Bosserd, president of the Michigan 4-H Foundation Board of Trustees. “We thank the representatives for their commitment to ensuring 4-H youth continue to have access to these highquality, youth development programs.”

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Statewide, Michigan 4-H reaches more than 100,000 youth each year through hands-on learning experiences that allow youth to explore their passions and interests while growing confidence, life skills and a sense of responsibility. The program operates in every county in the state and is available to youth ages 5 to 19. “For more than 115 years, our Michigan 4-H programs have been making a positive difference in the lives of youth and their families,” continued Tyler. “We look forward to seeing the forward progress of this legislation, knowing that it will provide valuable resources for future generations to continue to grow with Michigan 4-H.”

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Dairy Ambassadors Wrap Up a Year of Service

Checkoff ’s Pizza Partnerships Engage In Cheese-Growth Efforts

Media Training Continues to Prepare Dairy Community

The Dairy Ambassador program in Indiana developed out of the former Dairy Princess program in 2017 and continues to support young dairy leaders to this day. The scholarship program activates top applicants from universities across the state to grow their communication skills and share dairy information through events throughout the year. Ambassadors also network with leaders in agriculture, food systems, and other industries to further their own career goals. Connections made through the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Indiana State Fair, farm shows and campus engagements are opportunities to use the skills and information learned through the program. The 2024 Ambassadors will be announced in December, so follow along on our ADAI website and social media channels to see where our Dairy Ambassadors are making a difference.


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For more than a decade, ADAI has empowered farmers & stakeholders with effective communication skills through media training and “Telling Your Story” workshops. These comprehensive programs are specifically designed to empower dairy farmers, agricultural leaders and industry colleagues to share sciencebased information and connect across differences with consumers. These trainings are developed meticulously to cater to a diverse audience, past participants include State Department of Agriculture, field staff, college professors and dairy farmers. No matter the background, attendees are equipped with the resources and confidence necessary to effectively share dairy’s innumerable contributions, both to specialized audiences and the public. Our next training will be in February if you or a member of your farm team is interested in attending, please contact Allie Rieth at 317-443-2296 or rieth@

Dining on the Dairy Adds Value to Partnerships In October, ADAI hosted a “Dine In on the Dairy” event with Greater Indiana and Southern Michigan McDonald’s owner-operators and employees at Crystal Springs Creamery. The farm tour and cheese reception served to teach one of the largest buyers of dairy in the country about where the butter, cheese, yogurt and other staples of their menu comes from. Attendees used a scavenger hunt to identify ways farmers care for their cows and recycle


A new dairy checkoff growth program with pizza partners is expected to drive an additional 12-plus million pounds of cheese use. The bulk of the cheese will be used internationally through an effort with Domino’s and a U.S. cheese company. Domino’s is also leaning on the checkoff for strategic support to increase pizza consumption frequency in this market via advertising and marketing communications. “Domino’s values its partnership with DMI, as there would be no pizza without the hard work of dairy farmers around the U.S.,” said Kate Trumbull, Domino’s senior vice president – chief brand officer. “Thanks to them, we’re able to offer a variety of delicious, cheesy, craveable products to customers around the country.”


on the farm. They also discovered similarities between the quick-service restaurant and dairy farms, including the use of technology, labor challenges, and generational overlap for both. The Martin family at Crystal Springs Creamery lead personal tours of their barns and processing facility, where they make their own cheese, ice cream, and yogurt on the farm. Attendees came away with a greater appreciation for the local dairy that makes up their most popular food items.

Smoothie Programs Increasing Yogurt Usage in Schools Smoothies are trending among kids. In fact, fruit smoothies are more popular than energy drinks, flavored water, juices and soft drinks with Gen Z consumers. To capitalize on this, checkoff is finding creative ways to promote yogurt-based smoothies to schools and students. ADA Mideast provided 94 schools with a Smoothie Equipment Grant. These grants help Ohio and West Virginia schools serve yogurt-based smoothies as part of their school breakfast and lunch. Schools that received the grants are reporting that their yogurt consumption has nearly doubled since adding smoothies to their menus. These 94 schools collectively used nearly 5 tons more yogurt each month, and 18 of the 94 schools were new to using yogurt! DMI also initiated a school smoothie pilot program. In 2022 they partnered with General Mills and Chartwell K12 to add yogurt-based smoothies to the cafeteria menu in 130 schools in 15 states – including five Ohio schools. The results showed increased consumption of milk and yogurt and will continue to be offered to more schools this fall.

Two Weight Room Renovations for Michigan High Schools Revealed

Dairy and Baby’s Brain Development ADA Mideast recently presented a webinar: “Nutrition Through the First 1,000 Days” to educate health professionals on the role of dairy foods in supporting a healthy pregnancy, particularly related to its cognitive bundle of nutrients. Nearly 500 registered dietitians, physicians, nurses, professors and other wellness experts registered for the webinar. Attendees heard from pediatrician Elizabeth Zmuda, DO, FAAP, FACOP and registered dietitian Megan Maisano, MS, RDN. Zmuda is Director of Medical Education at OhioHealth and serves as a National Dairy Council (NDC) Ambassador. Maisano is NDC’s Director of Nutrition and Regulatory Affairs. Together they discussed the importance of nutrition from pregnancy to a child’s second birthday, and dove deep into the role of maternal iodine in cognitive development and translated the information into nutrition guidance for clients and patients. Milk, cheese and yogurt are high-quality sources of iodine. The World Health Organization identified iodine deficiency as the most preventable cause of intellectual disability in the world.

United Dairy Industry of Michigan was a partner in two weight room renovations that were revealed this month. One at Detroit Osborn High School where UDIM partnered with The Detroit Pistons and Planet Fitness to reveal the new facility on September 14th. We also partnered with The Grand Rapids Gold and Planet Fitness to renovate the weight room facility at Ottawa Hills High School in Grand Rapids on September 21. The newly renovated weight room facilities will have an amazing impact on studentathlete performance and nutrition, and also on the Grand Rapids and Detroit community. UDIM Board Member Mike Noll was able to attend the unveilings and see firsthand how beneficial the renovations will be for student athletes.

Busch’s Fall 2023 Milk Drive This fall’s bi-annual milk drive with Busch’s Fresh Food Market surpassed 50,000 gallons donated for the second time, 51,849 gallons to be exact. For the first time since Fall 2019, high school teams were back at stores supporting the drive in person with additional support on social media. As part of their participation, they received a grant to purchase chocolate milk for their sports season. Donated milk will go to Forgotten Harvest, Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeast Michigan and Food Gatherers, three of our Michigan food bank partners. This milk drive, a long-running partnership with Busch’s Fresh Market, continues to serve our communities as well as athletic programs at schools across southeast Michigan! milk messenger / NOVEMBER-DECEMBER 2023




Freeliners Freeliners Policy The Freeliners column is open to current MMPA members who wish to advertise—at no charge— goods or services relating directly to their dairy farm operations. • An item submitted will be published for no more than two consecutive issues (one issue, unless




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functional dams. Thirty to choose from of various


ages. Hardy and healthy with strong feet and legs, raised on pasture. Competitively priced. Young beef bulls also available. For pictures and pedigrees call or text 906-287-0746.


Model 87310 Serial No 931001. Was used since new 30 years ago, never moved in that time. Just upgraded to a bigger tank. Included are

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5hp compressors, and a GEA Super Heater.

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• It will be published again for no more than two consecutive months only if the member resubmits the item by writing or calling the Novi office. • Reference to a name of a firm or other commercial enterprise with which a member is involved will be deleted, with permission of the member. • If the member does not wish such deletion, he/ she may choose to have the item published as a Classified Ad at the regular per-line rate. • Freeliners must be received by the 10th of the month preceding desired month of publication.


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FOR SALE: DOUBLE FOUR AUTO-FLOW MILKING PARLOR. Best offer. Call 810-728-6237. FOR SALE: COMPLETE DOUBLE SIX HERRINGBONE PARLOR, surge vacuum and pulsation, delevalve

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parts, GEA stalls new in 2012. Call 269-377-2638.

Heritage Ridge Creamery gift boxes featuring cheese and butter are on sale now! Large Holiday Gift Box* / $50 Cheese grater, one block of butter, one summer sausage and four pounds of cheese: Colby, Cheddar, Pepper-Jack, and Monterey-Jack

Small Holiday Gift Box* / $25 Three pounds of cheese: Colby, Amish Creamery and Colby-Jack.

To order Call: 574-825-9511, ext. 104 Click: Visit: Heritage Ridge Creamery 11275 W 250 N, Middlebury, IN 46540

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Classifieds Classifieds Policy Cost for classifieds is $25 for the first 35 words and then $5 for each additional word. Payment due with order. All ads must be received by the 10th of the month preceding desired month of publication. MMPA neither sponsors nor endorses products or services advertised in the Milk Messenger.

The unsung hero of good quality Each step in your clean-in-place (CIP) procedure plays an integral

OPPERMAN GROOVING: We can fix your scabbled floors. Diamond sawed grooves, no hammering or cracking of concrete. No hoof damage. Call Opperman Grooving Inc., Portland. 517-647-7381. DAVIDSON CEMENT GROOVING, INC: No water needed. Wider, rougher grooves for better traction. We also offer texturing for your previously grooved floors. Three operators will travel Michigan and other states. No interest payment terms. Est. since 1987. Call 1-800-365-3361. CONCRETE GROOVING BY TRI-STATE SCABBLING: Home of the 2” wide groove. Best traction, lowest prices. 800-554-2288.

role in reaching your goal of selling the best quality milk you can produce. One key step that can be too easy to skip when you get behind putting out fires elsewhere on the farm is the sanitizing cycle. At the Farm Supply Store, we offer a number of options to satisfy this requirement of the Pasteurized Milk Ordinance, including a new sanitizer we recently added to our roster, North Country Dairy’s San2000. This EPA registered sanitizer is a 12% sanitizer that offers a fast acting, effective bacteria killer with no rinsing required. It’s also an ANSI/NSF approved drinking water treatment additive. Because this sanitizer is a higher percentage than most sanitizers in the market, it offers more bang for your buck. North Country Dairy suggests using 1 ounce of sanitizer in eight gallons of water to reach 200 ppm available chlorine.

A SURE WAY TO KEEP YOUR COWS UPRIGHT! Concrete grooving/texturing provides high quality traction in new and old concrete, fast service. NIENOW GROOVING. Call Cliff at 989-635-1494. FOR SALE: NEW & USED MILK TANKS. We stock all sizes, makes, models. Special prices to co-op members, corporate & private farms. Contact us anytime day or night. Special on 2000 gal. Muellers for $13,900 & up. 2700 & 4000 gal. Muellers call for quote. 800-558-0112.


STRAW & DRY HAY (large & small bales). Feed Oats, Feed Barley and Corn Silage. Delivery available. Call 989-723-1886 or 989-277-1414.

2 Call in your order: Main Line: 989-317-8370 Toll Free: 877-367-6455 Orders (Novi): 800-572-5824 then dial 2

ALFALFA HAYLAGE (EXCELLENT & FAIR GRADES) & CORN SILAGE. Please call 989-723-1886 or 989-277-1414.

3 Fax in your order: 989-317-8372

NEW KATOLIGHT PTO GENERATOR, 60 KW, keep everyone warm and producing if there is a power outage. Call Brent at 248-770-5122. SEED CORN - "Minnesota 13" Open Pollinated 85 Day Yellow Field Corn Seed. High Protein, High Yield, High Fat, Fast Drydown. Great Digestibility! 80,000 graded seeds $100.00 989-284-5052 FOR SALE: "AG BAGGER", MODEL G6000, 540 PTO, 10 ft. tunnel. Stored inside. Comes with one 10x250' bag, owners manual, service/parts catalog. Machine is ready to bag. $14,999.00, OBO. Cheboygan, Mi. 231-625-2036.

CHEMICAL, SANITIZER AND TEAT DIP CONTACTS These are SERVICE personnel only. Order your supplies through your hauler.


24-Hour Medical Emergency Hotline: 1-800-328-0026 Service Message Center: 1-800-392-3392 Service Representatives: » Pat Mitchell – 517-403-0928 - 7273 N. Rollin Hwy., Addison, MI 49220 » Jason Wolfe – 540-553-5755 - 1890 Canter Drive, Riner, VA 24149

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MMPA Field Staff

Novi Headquarters

Ben Chapin, Remus, Member Services Director................ 989-289-0731

Main Office Local line..............................................................................248-474-6672 Toll free............................................................................... 800-572-5824

Steve Lehman, Ithaca, Raw Milk Compliance.............................989-330-1638 Doug Soehnlen, Member/Superior Supply Representative.....330-575-4643 Christy Dinsmoore, Vassar, Supervisor............................248-513-7920 Brandon Ewers, Coldwater..........................................................231-414-4539

Chief Corporate Affairs Officer Sheila Burkhardt...........................................................................ext. 208

Emily Patton, Eagle.....................................................................248-880-3785

Chief Financial Officer Tom Downey..................................................................................ext. 240

Sarah Michalek, Lansing, Sustainability Supervisor.......... 248-305-0537

Chief Operations and Business Development Officer Greg Soehnlen................................................................................ext. 341

Rachel Brown, Charlotte, Sustainability Coordinator............... 248-826-7243 Alyssa DeWitt, Elkhart, IN, Animal Care/Sustainability............. 269-967-7351 Deb Gingrich, Leroy, Animal Care/Sustainability......................248-520-3580 Lindsay Green, East Lansing, Animal Care /Sustainability ......989-488-8159 Joe Packard, Manchester, Animal Care...................................... 248-520-3481

MMPA Labs Novi (Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.) In Michigan...........................................................................800-572-5824 Toll Free............................................................................... 800-233-2405 Ovid (Daily, 6 a.m.-10 p.m.)............................................. 989-834-2515 Constantine (Daily, 7 a.m.-10 p.m.)..................................800-391-7560

Director of Business Development Brad Parks......................................................................................ext. 341 Laboratory Supervisor Teresa Farmer................................................................................ ext. 219 Quality Sudeep Jain...................................................................................ext. 305 Member Services Emily Keranen...............................................................................ext. 203 Human Resources Kelly Kerrigan................................................................................ ext. 301 Retail Sales Judy Lofgren................................................................................. ext. 333 Commodity Sales Molly Costaris................................................................................ext. 209 Communications Emily Kittendorf............................................................................ext. 234 Corporate Controller Jeannie Strain................................................................................ext. 312

Farm Supply - Mt. Pleasant

Member Relations Jessica Welch................................................................................ext. 303

Supervisor: Katie Pierson, Mt. Pleasant Main Line..............................................................................989-317-8370 Toll Free............................................................................... 877-367-6455 Orders (Novi)..................................................... 800-572-5824, then dial 2

Manufacturing Plants Canton, Ohio Chris Soehnlen, Plant Manager..............................................330-477-4515


Constantine, Michigan Dave Davis, Plant Manager...................................................269-435-2835

Farm Supply Sales Representative

Ovid, Michigan Glen Kienitz, Plant Manager................................................. 989-834-2221

Jake Riley, Mt. Pleasant............................................................... 248-912-5070 John Lehman, Elsie, Bulk Tank Calibration................................248-444-6775

Middlebury Cheese Company, Middlebury, Indiana Plant Manager........................................................................ 574-825-9511

If you are unable to reach your assigned member representative, please contact the representatives listed in .your area. Your assigned member representative is listed on your quality statements or can be found by visiting and searching by your producer number.


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Board of Directors

President and Chief Executive Officer Joe Diglio.......................................................................................ext. 202

Officers Doug Chapin, Board Chairman Tony Jandernoa Board Vice Chairman Eric Frahm, Treasurer Joe Diglio, President and CEO Sheila Burkhardt, Secretary Tom Downey, Assistant Treasurer Greg Soehnlen, COO Todd Hoppe, General Counsel

Directors-At-Large Carlton Evans, Litchfield, MI (District 1) 517-398-0629 Aaron Gasper, Lowell, MI 616-291-4092 Kurt Steiner, Creston, OH (District 1) 330-464-1219 Bruce Benthem, McBain, MI 231-920-1615 Kris Wardin, St. Johns, MI 989-640-9420

District Directors 2

Brian DeMann Martin, MI 269-720-7637 2 Brian Preston Quincy, MI 517-376-1350 3 Doug Chapin Remus, MI 231-349-4059 3 Bill Stakenas Free Soil, MI 231-425-6913 4 Eric Frahm Frankenmuth, MI 989-652-3552 4 Corby Werth Alpena, MI 989-464-5436 5 Tony Jandernoa Fowler, MI 989-593-22245 5 Scott Lamb Jeddo, MI 810-327-6135


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Beneath the sky in hues of amber, bold, an autumn sunset paints the barn in gold. The golden hues add rustic charm, as daylight softens on the farm. In the fields, the harvest’s bounty reaps, amidst the beauty, a tranquil secret keeps. The season’s shift in colors, oh, so warm, hints at the winter’s chill, its quiet storm. PHOTO BY: MELVIN AND DIANE PUSCHEL, HOPKINS, MI

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