June 27 2011
PsyCOWlogy Karlin Peters of Missouri earned 1st in the Beginning Division of the Speech contest at the National Holstein Convention in 2011. She talks about understanding animal behavior using cow psychology,...
May 13 2011
How a windrower is made We visited John Deere's Ottumwa, Iowa, plant to learn how a windrower is made. "How a windrower is made" was the Young Dairyman article in the May 25, 2011 issue on page
April 25 2011
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 2011
I place this great class of Jersey cows that show tremendous dairyness and breed character, C D A B. I find C excels D in length of neck and width of her chest. She is a much longer and more balanced cow...
April 25 2011
I place this class of Milking Shorthorn cows C D B A. C puts it all together. She is deeper in the heart and more open in her fore and rear rib than D. In addition, C has that nice snug fore udder and...
April 25 2011
I place this class of Holstein cows C B A D. C sorts to the top of the class with her overall advantage in dairy character, straightness of lines and correctness of mammary system. C uses her advantage...
April 25 2011
I placed this outstanding group of Guernsey cows C D B A. C moves to the top of this class with her winning combination of angularity, strength, and soundness of udder attachments. In my top pair, C places...
April 25 2011
I place this class of Brown Swiss cows B A C D. I found a handy winner in B as she exhibits so much style and balance. B places over A for her tremendous advantage in her mammary system, being higher and...
Oct. 15 2010
MORRISVILLE STATE COLLEGE Morrisville, New York Key Dairy Activities: 1. Morrisville Dairy Club (88 active members in 2010/11) a. Morrisville College Autumn Review Sale b....
Aug. 18 2010
WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY Bowling Green, Kentucky Key Dairy Activities: 1. Dairy Challenge 2. Hoard's Judging Contest 3. Mexico trip Student Statistics: Dairy Science major: Yes Dairy Option: Yes # Dairy...
Aug. 18 2010
WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY Morgantown, West Virginia Key Dairy Activities: 1.Little Eastern Livestock show 2. WVU Dairy Farm tours 3. Trips to farms in other states Student Statistics: Dairy Science major:...
Aug. 18 2010
WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY Pullman, Washington Key Dairy Activities: 1. Cougar Youth Weekend 2. Dairy Olympics 3. Cooperative University Dairy Students management of their dairy Student Statistics: Dairy...
Aug. 18 2010
VIRGINIA TECH Blacksburg, Virginia Key Dairy Activities: 1. International and Spring Trip 2. Club Cattle Sale 3. National and Southern ADSA Student Statistics: Dairy Science major: Yes Dairy Option: Yes...
Aug. 18 2010
UTAH STATE UNIVERSITY Logan, Utah Key Dairy Activities: N/A Student Statistics: Dairy Science major: No Dairy Option: Yes # Dairy Science Students: 0 # Animal Science/Dairy: 5 # Students intending to pursue...
Aug. 18 2010
UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-RIVER FALLS River Falls, Wisconsin Key Dairy Activities: 1. Spring 2011- Host Midwest regional dairy challenge 2. ADSA-SAD Midwest regional meeting 3. Falcon Premiere-biannual dairy...
Aug. 18 2010
UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT Burlington, VT Key Dairy Activities: 1) Intercollegiate Dairy Challenge 2) Northeastern Students Affiliates 3) 4-H student-run dairy course Student Statistics: Dairy Science major:...
Aug. 18 2010
UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE Durham, New Hampshire Key Dairy Activities: 1. Little Royal Dairy Show 2. Blue and White Heifer Sale 3. Dairy Open House Student Statistics: Dairy Science major: Yes Dairy Option:...
Aug. 18 2010
THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI Columbia, Missouri Key Dairy Activities: 1. Milking cow booth at state fair 2. MU Dairy Open House 3. CAFNR ag week Student Statistics: Dairy Science major: No Dairy Option:...
Aug. 18 2010
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA- TWIN CITIES 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...
Aug. 18 2010
UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND College Park, Maryland Key Dairy Activities: 1. Dairy showmanship contest 2. Dairy cattle fitting demonstrations 3. State 4-H Dairy Bowl Contest held on campus Student Statistics:...