I was so incredibly excited to receive the email in March of this year which stated I had been accepted into the US Dairy Education and Training Consortium. It was a program my advisor had recommended to me for since I began my sophomore year and I had also spoken to a pre-veterinary student who attended.
I was one of the closest students to the consortium residing five hours away since it takes place in Clovis New Mexico. Clovis is a city of forty thousand nestled between the…Continue
Added by Lauren Shae Schlothauer on July 5, 2015 at 4:22pm — No Comments
113. 14,000. 2,700. No these numbers do not represent number of cows being milked on a farm or a rolling herd average. These numbers are statistics related injuries and fatalities on farms to youth.
113 – the average number of youth under the age of 20 that die annually in farm related accidents.
14,000 – the estimated number of youth injured on farms in 2012.
2,700 – the number of injuries in 2012 related directly to farm work.
I don’t know about you, but…Continue
Added by Christina Winch on July 2, 2015 at 11:06am — No Comments