MoDak Dairy Open House and Free Lunch

Posted: 6/5/2012

For Immediate Release: June 4, 2012
For more information:
Kelly Nelson 336-3622                                                                


Moes family opens doors to community


SIOUX FALLS, SD –Agriculture United is pleased to announce the Moes family will be hosting a lunch on the farm at their dairy, MoDak Dairy near Kransburg on Saturday, June 16th from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.  Visitors can roam the 5th generation dairy farm and enjoy a free lunch and ice cream. 

Visitors can participate in guided tours of the dairy and learn more about dairy production and how milk gets from the farm to the store.  Families will also be able to milk “Bessy” the cow. 

“We appreciate the Moes family’s willingness to open up their farm to their neighbors and folks from the surrounding communities,” said Kelly Nelson, Outreach director for Ag United.  “It is a great opportunity for people to see firsthand how committed South Dakota Dairy farmers are to their cows and the environment,” added Nelson.

Directions from Kranzburg: Modak Dairy is located 1 mile north on Kranzburg Avenue and ½ mile east on 171st Street. The address is 46516 171st Street, Goodwin SD. Watch for Signs! 

The event is sponsored in part by Ag United for South Dakota, Midwest Dairy Association and the South Dakota Soybean Research & Promotion Council.  Additional sponsors are; Arneson Electric, Barrett Custom Hay Grinding, Castlewood Farmer’s Elevator, Codington-Clark Equipment, Countryside Environmental Systems, Craig Bass Sanitary Service, Cypher Dairy Consulting, Dakota Valley Veterinary Clinic, Farm Credit Services, FBFS-Brent Rohl, Genex Farm Systems, Gerhold Bros. Inc., Gerhold Dairy-Heifer Raising, Glacial Lakes Energy, LLC,  Gold Country Seed, Green Roby Law Firm, Harry’s Septic & Sewer, LLC, Hobart Construction, Inc., Home Federal Bank, Integra Plastics, Inc., J & L Machine and Welding, Inc., Lake Area Veterinary Clinic, Land O’Lakes Feed, Larson Construction, Lee Well Drilling, Macksteel Warehouse, Inc., New York Life Insurance, Precision Pumping, Inc., R&H Repairs & Service, Redlinger Bros. Plumbing, Sheehan Cycle, Sioux Nation Ag Supply, Sioux Valley Coop, Smith Crop Consulting, Stockholm Refrigeration, Udder Tech, Inc., Van Bruggen & Vande Vegte, Vi-Cor, WW Tire Service, Inc., Watertown Area Chamber of Commerce Ag Committee, Watertown Coop, and Wellhouse Cattle.

To learn more about South Dakota dairy families visit Midwest Dairy Association on the web at  


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