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MDA Grants Make Dairy Available to Minnesota Schools


March 20, 2020

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) will award up to $220,000 to eligible schools and early childcare institutions to increase students’ access to Minnesota dairy. The MDA’s Agricultural Growth, Research and Innovation (AGRI) Milk Cooler Grant program provides grant funding to schools for milk coolers and milk dispensing equipment.

“Dairy is a great source of protein, calcium, and vitamin D. Children are more likely to become lifelong consumers of nutritious milk and other dairy products if they have access to it in their school,” said Assistant Commissioner Patrice Bail...

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