June 14 2013
Kim (Ackerman) Koepke, 1996 Cornell University I am currently a co-owner at Koepke Farms in Oconomowoc, Wis. I married John Koepke and spent five years in agricultural marketing and public relations prior...
June 14 2013
Corey Geiger, 1995 University of Wisconsin-Madison In June 1995, I joined Hoard's Dairyman as an editorial intern with the knowledge that the position would transition to a role as associate editor due...
June 14 2013
Tracie (Schwenck) Luedtke, 1994 University of Wisconsin-Madison I live in Beaver Dam, Wis., with my husband, Jason, and our three children: Alexis, Cassandra and Max. I currently work part-time for AgEdNet.com,...
June 14 2013
Julie Orchard, 1993 University of Wisconsin - Madison and Whitewater Currently, I'm a public relations counselor at MorganMyers in Waukesha, Wis. MorganMyers is a strategic communications firm that builds,...
June 14 2013
Kari (Schwenck) Hansen, 1992 University of Wisconsin-Madison I am a partner in Hansen's IGA (seven store grocery chain) in the La Crosse, Wis., area. My husband's parents started the business in 1968....
June 14 2013
Rhonda (Franck) Plourd, 1991 Iowa State University After graduating from Iowa State University in 1993, I began working as an associate editor at Dairy Herd Management magazine in Lenexa, Kan. For the...
June 14 2013
Janice (Ganske) Schyvinck, 1990 University of Wisconsin-Madison I am currently the director of public relations for Equity Cooperative Livestock Sales Association. In my role, I am responsible for public...
June 14 2013
Mike Opperman, 1989 Iowa State University After my internship, I joined the editorial staff at Hoard's Dairyman and was an associate editor for nearly three years. When I left Hoard's, I worked briefly...
April 30 2013
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2013
April 25 2013
Five classes of dairy cows are featured on the covers of our January through March 10 issues, representing five of the dairy breeds. Click the cover image to see the official placing for the class, the...
April 25 2013
In this class of 5-year-old Jersey cows, I placed them A B C D. Starting the class with an easy winner, A has the best udder and most style of all the cows in the class. A uses her advantage in higher...
April 25 2013
I placed this tremendous class of Ayrshire aged cows A B D C. Two well-balanced cows with outstanding mammary systems head this class with A's advantage in cleanness throughout placing her over B. In this...
April 25 2013
I placed this great class of Red and Whites C B A D. C tops the class fairly easy for me. C wins with the combination of her dairy strength and the fact that she has the best udder in the class. C has...
April 25 2013
C B D A is my placing in this fine class of 3-year-old Holstein cows. Certainly, a handy winner in C as she has the best udder in the class, being higher, wider and fuller at the top of her rear udder...
April 25 2013
I place this class of Brown Swiss aged cows D B C A. D leads out the class and places over B on her overall strength, power and balance throughout. D is deeper in the chest and heart, has more body capacity...
Jan. 29 2013
Accelerated Genetics Scholarship Scholarships Youth are the foundation and next generation of agriculture. Accelerated Genetics is excited to present these scholarships to its customer's families to ensure...
Jan. 24 2013
UNIVERSITY of CALIFORNIA, DAVIS Davis, California Key Dairy Activities: 1. Little I Showmanship Contest 2. Ag Science Field Days 3. Picnic Day Student Statistics: Dairy Science major: No Dairy Option:...
Oct. 15 2012
NORTHCENTRAL TECHNICAL COLLEGE Wausau, Wisconsin Key Dairy Activities: 1. Dairy Club 2. Dairy Challenge 3. Conferences 4. Seminars 5. Continuing Education Student Statistics: Dairy Science major: Dairy...
April 25 2012
I placed this class of outstanding Jersey cows C D A B. C starts the class because she excels in overall style, balance, and correctness of udder. C places over D because she is longer and leaner in her...