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Directors earn 5-year service pins for work on Idaho Dairy Products Commission and Idaho Dairymen’s Association boards

MERIDIAN, Idaho (Dec. 20, 2016) — Tom Dorsey, Idaho Dairy Products Commission Chairman, presented John Brubaker of Knott Run Dairy in Buhl and Kim Korn of Korn Dairy in Terreton with 5-year pins last week for their service on the Idaho Dairy Products Commission board of directors.

The Idaho dairy farmers are nationally renowned for their industry leadership.

Idaho Dairy Products Commission chairman Tom Dorsey, center, presents 5-year service pins to board members Kim Korn of Korn Dairy in Terreton and John Brubaker of Knott Run Dairy in Buhl.

Idaho Dairy Products Commission chairman Tom Dorsey, center, presents 5-year service pins to board members Kim Korn of Korn Dairy in Terreton and John Brubaker of Knott Run Dairy in Buhl.

Last year Korn was appointed to serve a three-year term on the National Dairy Promotion and Research Board by Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack. Formed in 1984 under the authority of the Department of Agriculture, the NDB carries out coordinated promotion and research programs to help build demand and expand domestic and international markets for dairy products.

Meanwhile, Brubaker serves on the board of the United Dairy Industry Association, a federation of state and regional dairy farmer-funded promotion organizations that provide marketing programs that are developed and implemented in coordination with its members.

Also receiving a 5-year pin is Greg Andersen, an Idaho Dairymen’s Association board member and dairy farmer from American Falls.

United Dairymen of Idaho CEO Karianne Fallow said Gem State residents should applaud the dedication of the dairy farmers, who also serve on her organization’s board. “Dairy is Idaho’s number-one ag sector, and we’re the third-largest dairy-producing state in the country, ” Fallow said. “Along with their fellow board members, Kim, John and Greg work tirelessly on behalf of our dairy farm families to ensure demand remains strong for Idaho dairy foods across the country and around
the globe.”

About United Dairymen of Idaho
United Dairymen of Idaho protects and promotes the Idaho dairy industry and dairy farm families through outreach, nutrition counseling and partnerships with consumers, dairy processors, retail outlets and farmers and their families. UDI is the parent organization of both the Idaho Dairy Council and the Idaho Dairymen’s Association. Visit IdahoDairy.com for more details.

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