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Your April Update
ADA North East Helps Retailers Keep Milk Available 
In the past three weeks, the ADA North East retail team has helped stock more than 60,355 dairy products in stores throughout the region. In just two days last week our team assisted several retailers in stocking nearly 9,000 units of fluid milk alone – the majority in New York and New Jersey stores. 
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New York Dairy Farmers Conduct Media Interviews Related to Current Dairy Situation 
ADA North East helped connect two New York news stations with local dairy farmers to discuss the current dairy situation - specifically related to farmers disposing of milk due to supply chain disruptions.

Nate Chittenden of Dutch Hollow Farm, Schodack Landing, N.Y., did an interview with WRGB in Albany, and Jeff King of King Brothers Dairy, Schuylerville, N.Y., talked with WNYT in Albany. Our staff shared talking points and media tips with the farmers to aid in their interviews. Nate and Jeff did an excellent job of explaining the situation. 
Out-of-School Students Can Get More Access to Milk, School Lunches with Grants from GENYOUth
With school closures across the country, millions of students are missing out on nutritious school lunches that include milk and other dairy products. GENYOUth is meeting this unprecedented need to feed students by launching a special call-to-action to corporations, foundations and others to support a new COVID-19 fund – “For Schools’ Sake - Help Us Feed our Nation’s Kids!”
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Deadline Extended to June 15 for Dairying for Tomorrow Awards 
June 15 is the new deadline to apply for the 2020 ADA North East Dairying for Tomorrow awards. The awards recognize farmers’ passion for dairying and their exemplary practices in three categories: animal care, community outreach and environmental stewardship. The program highlights farms that will help lead the industry into the future.
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