MMPA Creates New Award for 50-year Members
Wisconsin Ag Connection - 05/02/2016
Fifty-three members of the Michigan Milk Producers Association were recognized with 35 or 50 year member awards at the MMPA 100th annual state delegate meeting. MMPA has traditionally recognized 35-year members and this year added the new
MMPA Milestone award to honor those holding membership for 50 years or more.
MMPA President Ken Nobis congratulated and praised the members for their dedication to the cooperative
"We commend you for your dedication and loyalty to MMPA and the dairy industry over the last 35 years," Nobis said. "Across the 1,200 member farms, there are a select few who have remained loyal to our cooperative for half of MMPA's existence or
He adds that 26 members have achieved 50 or more years of membership including one member who signed his contract 62 years ago in 1954.
Established in 1916, MMPA is a member owned and operated dairy cooperative serving approximately 2,000 dairy farmers in Michigan, Indiana, Ohio and Wisconsin.