Katelyn Allen joined the Hoard’s Dairyman editorial team in August 2019. She covers genetics, reproduction, and youth activities and also leads the production of the annual World Dairy Expo magazine coverage. Prior to her role as associate editor, she coordinated the development and marketing of the resources available in the Hoard’s Dairyman bookstore.
A 2019 graduate of Virginia Tech, Katelyn majored in dairy science and minored in communication. She participated in the Dairy Club, Alpha Zeta, and Collegiate FFA. She also competed on the dairy judging and Dairy Challenge teams.
Katelyn grew up on her family’s registered Holstein dairy, Glen-Toctin Farm, in Jefferson, Md., and was involved with junior dairy and Holstein activities. She also served as a Maryland FFA State Officer.