April 24 2014
Silage bags have become a popular method for storing feed. The machine used to fill these bags is called an ag-bagger. We visited Ag-Bag, a Miller-St. Nazianz company in St. Nazianz, Wis., to see the production...
Sept. 13 2013
Iowa State Ames, Iowa Student Statistics: Dairy Science major: Yes # Dairy Science Students: 75 Percent of dairy grads entering the industry: 95% Percent going back to home farm: 20% Average salary:$38,000...
Sept. 13 2013
DORDT COLLEGE Sioux Center, Iowa Student Statistics: Dairy Science major: No Dairy Option: No # Students intending to pursue a dairy career: 20 Percent going to vet school: 15 % Percent in ag research:...
June 18 2013
Taylor Pires, 2013 Cal Poly State University Taylor was the 25th Hoard's Dairyman summer editorial intern since the program was launched in 1989. While working with the magazine, Pires helped prepare the...
June 14 2013
Chelsey Johnson, 2012 South Dakota State University I am currently a student at South Dakota State University double majoring in dairy production and ag communications and minoring in animal science and...
June 14 2013
Amanda Smith, 2010 Cornell University After growing up and interning on dairies in Upstate New York, I knew I needed to get out of my comfort zone for a summer. I spent three months in Wisconsin interning...
June 14 2013
Danielle Brown, 2011 University of Wisconsin-Madison Currently, I live in Columbus, Ohio, and work in the Select Sires Inc.'s, Plain City, Ohio, office as a communications and marketing specialist. My...
June 14 2013
Kayla (Buske) Jentz, 2009 University of Wisconsin-Madison I currently serve as the editor of Holstein World, a relatively new role since joining DairyBusiness Communications in 2011. Prior to this, I was...
June 14 2013
Lucas Sjostrom, 2008 University of Minnesota After a two-year stint as a Hoard's Dairyman editor, we moved our family to my wife's Minnesota farm in early 2013. I loved my time at Hoard's, and my wife,...
June 14 2013
Sarah (Jackson) Hill, 2007 University of Missouri I graduated with a degree in agricultural journalism, minoring in animal science, from the University of Missouri in December 2008. I currently work as...
June 14 2013
Casey (Marstaller) Hushon, 2006 Virginia Tech I currently work as a senior account executive at Charleston|Orwig, a marketing communications firm in Hartland, Wis. I started at C|O following college graduation...
June 14 2013
Lorilee Schultz, 2005 Iowa State University I graduated in 2007 with majors in agricultural business and economics, and minors in animal science and journalism. Since then, I've been managing my grandparents'...
June 14 2013
Karyn (Nelson) Eckert, 2003 University of Wisconsin-River Falls After college, I moved to Central Wisconsin where my husband, Nathan, and his father operate a 100-cow dairy farm. Nate and I have two sons,...
June 14 2013
Annie Whitehill, 2004 Kansas State University I have worked for John Deere for seven years as a territory manager in central Minnesota, calling on 29 dealership locations. I am also involved with Stearns...
June 14 2013
Laurie Winkelman, 2001 University of Wisconsin-Madison I am currently a dairy nutritionist and technical specialist for Vita Plus Corporation in northeast Wisconsin. I consult and provide nutrition support...
June 14 2013
Kelly (Sheehan) Kendall, 2002 University of Minnesota-Twin Cities I've always been an ag girl at heart. From growing up on my family's dairy farm, Sheeknoll Farms in Rochester, Minn., to graduating from...
June 14 2013
Lynne (Koinski) Davila, 1999 Texas A&M University After graduation, I became a veterinary assistant at an animal hospital in San Antonio, Texas. Currently, I am a technician in Leesport, Pa. I have three...
June 14 2013
Amy (Meyer) Roady, 2000 University of Illinois Currently, I serve as communications director for the Illinois Soybean Association (ISA). Prior to working for ISA, I was a 4-H youth development educator...
June 14 2013
Shelly (Lammers) O'Leary, 1997 University of Wisconsin-Madison I am married to Josh O'Leary and live in rural Waupun, Wis. I'm currently self-employed as an advanced director and trainer with Pampered...
June 14 2013
Coleen (Mowrey) Jones, 1998 Virginia Tech Since 2002, I have worked as a research associate for the Department of Animal Science at Penn State and assisted with research and extension activities related...