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Local Kentucky dairy farmers and Domino’s team up for Agriculture Awareness Night at Chaney’s Dairy Barn

BOWLING GREEN, KY, July 17, 2013 – Helping celebrate the contributions of America’s dairy farm families, the Southeast United Dairy Industry Association Inc., (Southeast Dairy Association)  is proud to be part of the ‘Delivering Dairy Goodness’ program – a joint effort of Domino’s Pizza [1] and the dairy industry highlighted by events across the Southeast and the United States.

The recognized world leader in pizza delivery (NYSE: DPZ), in partnership with Southeast Dairy will host the ‘Delivering Dairy Goodness’ program at Chaney’s Dairy Barn [2] in Bowling Green, KY on August 2.

Dominos.Dairy [3]The event will showcase how farmers create dairy goodness through their commitment to working hard and producing quality dairy products – a true way of life on their farms.  The day will include prizes, children’s activities, family fun, hay and pony rides, games, food tastings, ice cream, a movie, Domino’s Pizza coupons and more!

“As a Kentucky dairy farmer, I have appreciated the opportunities generated by our national five-year partnership with Domino’s Pizza,” said Carl Chaney, owner and operator of Chaney’s Dairy Barn. “Bringing this partnership to the local level and participating in the ‘Delivering Dairy Goodness’ initiative at our family farm is exciting. It is a great way for us to help make the food/farm connection with our local community.”

Event Details:

WHEN:           Friday, August 2, 2013 from 4 p.m. – 8 p.m.

WHERE:         Chaney’s Dairy Barn, 9191 Nashville Road, Bowling Green, KY 42101

For additional information on Kentucky’s upcoming ‘Delivering Dairy Goodness’ Agriculture Awareness Night, please visit southeastdairy.org. Additional events will be taking place around the country. Visit dairygood.org/dominos [4] for more information.

 

Dairy Fun Facts for the Southeast:

– There are about 3,500 dairy farm families in the Southeast that make it possible to produce milk, cheese, yogurt and other dairy products for consumers.

– During 2012, there were more than 74,000 milking cows in Kentucky

– There are six main breeds of dairy cows: Ayrshire, Brown Swiss, Milking Shorthorn, Jersey, Holstein and Guernsey. Holstein is the most common breed in the United States.

– Kentucky dairy farming contributed about $767 million to the local economy during 2012.

– Kentucky cows produced over 130.2 million gallons of milk during 2012.

– It takes 10 pounds of milk to make 1 pound of whole milk cheese.

– Domino’s Americas Legends® Specialty Pizzas, Stuffed Cheesy Bread, and fresh, handmade PAN Pizza were developed in partnership with America’s Dairy Farmers and importers.

 

About the Southeast Dairy Association
On behalf of dairy farm families, the nonprofit Southeast United Dairy Industry Association, Inc., works with schools, health professionals, retailers, dairy processors and the public to promote dairy foods.  For more information, visit www.southeastdairy.org [5].

About ‘Delivering Dairy Goodness’

Domino’s Pizza and America’s Dairy Farmers are partnering to celebrate the hard work and passion our farmers bring, from the dairy goodness of their farms to your table. Domino’s Pizza is partnering with Dairy Management Inc. to deliver events such as Agriculture Awareness Night at Chaney’s Dairy Barn across the country.

 Source: Press release courtesy of Southeast United Dairy Industry Association