Save the Date for Outdoor ‘Toast to Dairy’ Celebration on June 17

Purchase Tickets by May 1 to Receive Early-Bird Discount The Dairy Excellence Foundation is hosting its annual farm-to-fork celebration, “A Toast to Dairy,” on Thursday, June 17, 2021 from 6-9 p.m. The outdoor gathering will be a safe, socially distanced event, taking place at the Historic Acres of Hershey in Elizabethtown, Pa. The event includes…

Discount Available for Beginner and Intermediate “Farm Spanish Basics” Course

The Center for Dairy Excellence Is Offering a $100 Discount to PA Dairy Producers The United States has the second largest Spanish-speaking population in the world, and 80 percent of the agricultural workforce in the U.S. speaks Spanish. To assist dairy farm families in enhancing communication and building rapport with Hispanic employees, the Center for…

Scholarship Program Open for Students Pursuing Careers in Dairy

The PA Dairymen’s Association and Dairy Excellence Foundation Are Offering Ten $3,000 Scholarships The annual Student Leader Scholarship program is now open for undergraduate students who are pursuing an education in a dairy-related field. Ten $3,000 scholarships are available through a partnership between the Pennsylvania Dairymen’s Association and the Dairy Excellence Foundation for the 2021-22…

High School Students Invited to Visit Dairy Farm for Hands-On Exploration Experience

Students Can Apply to Explore Dairy Careers During the Event on April 20, 2021 High school students in eleventh and twelfth grades are invited to the Dairy Leaders of Tomorrow “Own It” Exploration Experience on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at Brubaker Farms in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. In partnership with Premier Select Sires, the free day-long…

Arizona Preschool Creates Fun Twist on Election Through Adopt a Cow Program

In Phoenix, Arizona, one preschool classroom is using Discover Dairy’s “Adopt a Cow” program to introduce real-world concepts to their students. After a parent told Summit School teacher Fredie Boudrie about the Adopt a Cow program, they signed up to be paired with a calf from a dairy farm. The class will receive photos, video…

Applications Due for 2021 On-Farm Internship Program

College Students Have Until October 31 to Apply for an On-Farm Internship Next Summer Undergraduate students who are interested in gaining hands-on experience in dairy production are encouraged to apply for the 2021 On-Farm Internship program. Applications are due by October 31, 2020 and can be submitted online. The program was designed to provide 10-…

Virtual Farm Tour in Southwest PA Reaches 28,000 Teachers and Students

Students Learned About Two Pennsylvania Dairy Operations During the Virtual Farm Tour On Friday, October 9, the Dairy Leaders of Tomorrow program, managed by the Dairy Excellence Foundation, hosted its first-ever virtual farm tour. Approximately 28,000 people streamed the virtual farm tour, which included in-depth tours and career explorations at two dairy farms in the…

College Students Encouraged to Apply for 2021 On-Farm Internship Program

Dairy Farms Can Also Apply to Host an Intern Next Summer The 2021 On-Farm Internship program is now accepting applications for host farms and undergraduate students who are interested in gaining hands-on experience in dairy production next summer. The program was designed to provide 10- to 12-week on-farm internships to the next generation of dairy…

Scholarships Awarded to Dairy Leaders of Tomorrow Students

The Scholarships Honor Students Who Are Advancing Their Education in Dairy-Related Fields Paige Peiffer of Lebanon County, Pennsylvania and Brenna Murry of Mosinee, Wisconsin were recently awarded scholarships through the Dairy Excellence Foundation’s Dairy Leaders of Tomorrow Program. The students were recognized with the scholarships after completing and passing at least one of the Dairy…

High School Students Invited to Virtual Farm Tour on Oct. 9

The Virtual Educational Experience Will Teach Students About Multiple Dairy Careers On Friday, October 9, high school students are invited to learn about multiple career opportunities in the dairy industry during the Dairy Leaders of Tomorrow virtual farm tour. Throughout the virtual event, students will meet farmers and industry professionals from two dairy farms in…