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February, 2018

2018 Scholarship Application for High School Seniors Burnett Dairy Cooperative is pleased to offer four scholarships in the amount of $2,500 each to high school seniors graduating in the spring of 2018 who are pursuing higher education in Agriculture or Food related fields of study.
Burnett Dairy Cooperative believes it’s important to support the development of our industry’s future generations as well as community education and outreach.
Please include a short essay regarding your plans to further these principles in the future and upon completing your degree. All information provided within the application will be held in strict confidence. During the review process, committee members may need to contact the applicant, parent/guardian or school administrator for additional information. Applicants will be notified in writing whether or not they receive an award. Checks are made payable directly to the student after two completed semesters of transcripts are submitted. If you would like to apply for this scholarship, please submit the completed application, essay, and copy of current transcripts below by March 31, 2018 to: Burnett Dairy Cooperative Attn: Scholarship Program 11631 State Road 70 Grantsburg, WI 54840 or Email to or Fax to 715-689-2170


Name: ________________________________________ Phone Number: ____________________________________________ Address: ______________________________________ City, State, Zip: _____________________________________________ Email Address: _________________________________________________
Parent(s)/Guardian: ____________________________________________
Patron Number (if applicable): _____________ Parent Employed by Burnett Dairy? (yes/no):
High School currently attending: ___________________________ Current GPA: __________ Class Rank: ________
School you will be attending: ______________________________ Major course of study: ___________________________

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November, 2017

Notice of Annual Meeting of Members On December 21, 2017

Burnett Dairy Cooperative will be holding the 2017 annual meeting of members which will be held at the Crex Convention Center (Located next to TDawgs Restaurant), located at 429 Wisconsin 70, Grantsburg, WI 54840 on Thursday December 21, 2017 at 11:00 am CST, in order to:

• provide audit summary of Fiscal Year 2017; • provide CEO’s report of Fiscal Year 2017; • provide governance election of two (2) directors; • presentation of Milk Quality Awards; and • transact any other business that properly comes before the meeting.

You are entitled to vote at the meeting if you were a member of record of Burnett Dairy Cooperative, by qualification of the cooperative bylaws, at the close of business on September 30, 2017. All members present will receive a printed copy of the FY 2017 financial summary along with a voting ballot for the election of Board of Directors.

By order of the Board of Directors, Mark Knoop Secretary Dated November 25, 2017

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September, 2017

4th Annual Harvest Day was held September 7, 2017 and was a great success despite dreary weather. Thank you to Dairyland Labs for providing their NIR machine for free burn down analysis and thank you to Adventures of Siren for providing lunch

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May, 2016

The purchase will serve to provide a more integrated product portfolio of cheese products and go-to-market sales approach for the overall organization. Burnett Dairy will continue to provide employment to all of the employees of Cady Creek Farms and will maintain existing operations in Green Bay, WI.

“This strategic acquisition will allow our farmer-owned cooperative the ability to better serve our customers and marketplace with innovative products while continuing to provide the same wholesome, quality products our customers and consumers have come to know and trust” said Dan Dowling, President and CEO of Burnett Dairy Cooperative.

Cady Creek Farms was formed and created in 1998 as a partnership between Dale and Wendy Marcott of Cady Cheese Factory and Pete DeMars and John Landmeyer of Dairy Deli Solutions. In 2013, Burnett Dairy Cooperative acquired Cady Cheese Factory and as a result of the acquisition, assumed a 50% ownership interest in Cady Creek Farms LLC.

“We will proudly continue to offer the Cady Creek Farms™ brand of products that are in retail deli today; furthermore, this will serve as a strategic expansion to the Burnett Dairy Cooperative family of brands including Burnett Dairy™ and Wood River Creamery™ found in the retail dairy and specialty cheese cases,” added Dowling.

Burnett Dairy Cooperative, farmer-owned since 1896, is a place where farm families work side-by-side with crop and dairy experts to produce the highest quality milk, from the ground up. A place where a Wisconsin Master Cheesemaker then creates cheese in inventive flavors and crafts new varieties in limited batches. Their brands include: Burnett Dairy and Wood River Creamery in retail, and Fancy Brand in foodservice. Cady Cheese, LLC is a division of Burnett Dairy Cooperative and is a longhorn and deli horn manufacturer located in Wilson, WI.

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March, 2016

Funds will be awarded upon successful completion of two semesters of post-secondary education.

Applicants choosing an agricultural or food related field of study are eligible to apply. All qualified applicants will be evaluated on academic record and have demonstrated support for the importance of agriculture and community. If you would like to apply for this scholarship, please fill out the application below with an essay, and submit with any requested documentation to:

Burnett Dairy Cooperative

Attn: Scholarship Program

11631 State Road 70

Grantsburg, WI 54840

or fax to 715-689-2135

Note: Deadline extended to Monday, April 11, 2016

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