Manhattan, Kansas

Key Dairy Activities:

1. Adopt-A-Cow
2. KSU Open House
3. Little American Royal

Student Statistics:

Dairy Science major: No
Dairy Option: No
# Dairy Science Students: 30
# Animal Science/Dairy:10
# Students intending to pursue a dairy career: 35
Percent of dairy grads entering the industry: 70%
Percent going back to home farm: 20%
Average salary: $30,000-50,000

Dairy Herd Information:

# cows: 250
Breed(s): Holstein
Student labor: Yes
Used for research: Yes

Course Work:

Internship required for graduation: No
Assistance finding jobs or agriculture internships: Yes
Opportunities to work on dairy farms while attending school: Yes
Courses: Animal Evaluation, Breeding and Genetics, Reproductive Management, Nutrition, Farm Management, Communication, Leadership, Ag Business, Animal Welfare

Travel Opportunities:

Dairy management course, Dairy Challenge, dairy club trips. International Short Courses (Spain, Portugal, Morocco, etc) and internships.

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