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June 2015 Blog Posts (5)

U.S. Dairy Education & Training Consortium

Howdy!  My name is Madison Crum, and I am a senior Animal Science and Agricultural Communications major at Texas A&M University. This summer I have the privilege of attending the U.S. Dairy Education and Training Consortium in Clovis, New Mexico. In the program, students learn the ins and outs of the dairy industry. Professors, veterinarians and industry professionals lecture about animal welfare, milk…

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Added by Madison Crum on June 13, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments

A great learning experience for children!

Steve and I are part of the Franklin County Dairy Promotion group, which set up a booth at the Enosburg Falls Dairy Festival this past weekend. Our dairy promotion group borrowed a full size plastic cow statue from the St. Albans Milk Co-op and used her to attract attention to our booth. This cow also had some…

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Added by Betsy Fleury on June 8, 2015 at 11:45am — No Comments

Eager for Dairy

We kicked off Dairy Month a day early yesterday with a whole lot of dairy. Beginning the day with our own local 4H club's annual 4H Project Workshop and Chicken BBQ. 

The workshops are held to help instruct 4H members how to show or just to practice showing different animal breeds at the local fair.  Non 4H members are also encouraged to come out and learn and try handling the animals as well.  Fun for…
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Added by Nancy Grossi on June 3, 2015 at 1:26pm — No Comments

5 tips for giving a farm tour

Rob and Christine Waddell of Townville, Pennsylvania, host several farm tours a year on their 900-cow dairy operation, Apple Shamrock Farms. I recently attended one of Waddells’ tours, along with my mom and sister-in-law, so that we could learn some tips for giving tours on our own operation. Read on for my key takeaways, and comment below to provide your farm tour tips.…

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Added by Emily Caldwell on June 3, 2015 at 12:06pm — No Comments

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