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  • Edge Dairy Farmer Cooperative, one of the largest dairy co-ops in the country, urged Congress to help broaden the milk options children have in school. The call for greater flexibility came after the federal government on Tuesday released the 2020 update to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans.
  • The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association commends the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for finalizing the 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, which recognizes the role of lean beef in a healthy diet across all life stages and ages.
  • The International Dairy Foods Association, representing all segments in the U.S. dairy industry, applauded the release of the 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans affirming that dairy products will maintain their historically important role in federal nutrition recommendations, including recommending most Americans consume three servings of dairy each day.
  • A fun, rewarding and engaging opportunity is available for college students wanting to attend the 2021 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show in Nashville, Tennessee, Aug. 10-13, 2021. A team of interns – vital to the success of the largest annual meeting in the U.S. beef cattle industry – will gain first-hand experience and be able to interact with leaders of every segment of the cattle and beef industry. Students must be able to work Aug. 8 – 13, 2021, in Nashville. Interested students must complete a Student Internship Application and send college transcripts, two letters of recommendation and a resume. Deadline for applying is April 15, 2021.
  • The digital 2021 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) Marketplace will feature more than 70 innovative products and services as part of the Innovation Station/New Product Showcase offered through the IPPE Marketplace. Participation in the IPPE Marketplace is free for attendees. However, personal guides for the IPPE Marketplace must be requested to access the Innovation Station/New Product Showcase and other events and education programs.
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