Saint Paul, Minnesota

Key Dairy Activities:

1. Dairy showmanship competition during Minnesota Royal
2. Gopher dairy camp for Jr. high students
3. Gopher dairy bar during Minnesota State Fair

Student Statistics:

Dairy Science major: No
Dairy Option: Yes
# Students intending to pursue a dairy career: 135
Percent going to vet school: 15%
Percent of dairy grads entering the industry: 90%
Percent going back to home farm: 20%

Dairy Herd Information:

# cows: 140
Breed(s): Holstein and Crossbreeds
Student labor: Yes
Used for research: Yes

Course Work:

Internship required for graduation: Yes
Assistance finding jobs or agriculture internships: Yes
Opportunities to work on dairy farms while attending school: Yes
Courses:Courses can be found in online catalog.

Travel Opportunities:

Visit dairies as part of two courses on dairy production management, Senior trip to California, farm tours with judging and Dairy club. Students can also attend National and Regional ADSA and Dairy Challenge . International travel is heavily encouraged and facilitated by the college and the broader university.

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