College Sophomore Completes On-Farm Internship and Helps Build Next Generation

As a college student approaching her sophomore year at the State University of New York (SUNY) Cobleskill, Lily Fries ended her freshman year with a lot of challenges and changes, but also a new opportunity to pursue her passion for agriculture. Lily is completing a summer internship at Schrack Farms, a dairy farm in Loganton,…

Seven Students Begin On-Farm Internships and Gain Exposure to Dairy Production

The Internships Provide On-Farm Learning Experiences to the Next Generation of Dairy Seven college students who are pursuing careers in dairy production recently began on-farm internships on progressive dairy farms in Pennsylvania and beyond. The Center for Dairy Excellence Foundation of Pennsylvania, the Professional Dairy Managers of Pennsylvania, and the Pennsylvania Dairymen’s Association created the…

Give a (Virtual) Toast to Dairy

Since we can’t celebrate together, let’s kick off June Dairy Month by giving a virtual toast to the next generation of dairy! From agriculture teachers who are working around the clock to keep students learning at home, to the students who are committed to growing their skills during on-farm summer internships, to the dairy farmers…

Dairy Leaders of Tomorrow Offers Virtual Learning and Independent Study

The next generation of dairy doesn’t look the same as it did five months ago, let alone 10 years ago. The dairy industry and the way we teach students are changing rapidly, and the future often feels unknown. To navigate these changes and continue preparing students to pursue careers in the dairy industry, many agriculture…

Student Leader Scholarship Applications Due June 1

Ten $3,000 Scholarships Are Available to Students Pursuing a Dairy-Related Career Online applications for this year’s Student Leader Scholarships are due by June 1, 2020. The scholarship program is designed to recognize outstanding undergraduate students and high school seniors who are pursuing an education in a dairy-related field for the 2020-21 academic year. Ten $3,000…

High School Junior Expands Dairy Knowledge Through Independent Study

As a junior at Cumberland Valley High School and the Cumberland County Teen Miss Agriculture USA, Amanda Hamilton is passionate about sharing the benefits of dairy with the community. Where did she discover her passion for dairy farming? “My grandmother has a family farm, and my cousin has a dairy farm. We’re trying to keep…

Dairy Students Encouraged to Apply for $3,000 Scholarships

The PA Dairymen’s Association and Dairy Excellence Foundation Offer Ten $3,000 Scholarships The Center for Dairy Excellence Foundation of Pennsylvania and Pennsylvania Dairymen’s Association are offering ten $3,000 scholarships to undergraduate students and high school seniors who are pursuing an education in a dairy-related field for the 2020-21 academic year. The scholarship applications are available…

‘Discover Dairy’ Shares Virtual Learning Resources with Teachers and Students

The Free Digital Resources Give Children an Inside Look at Dairy Farming With many schools transitioning to virtual learning to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), Discover Dairy has launched a virtual learning library for elementary and middle school teachers and students. Discover Dairy is an interactive, cross-curricular lesson series that meets Pennsylvania state education standards…

Dairy Education Virtual Learning Resources Available to Teachers

With many schools transitioning to virtual learning to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, the Dairy Excellence Foundation’s Discover Dairy program is committed to providing free digital resources and curriculum to help educators during this time. Discover Dairy will be launching a virtual learning library this week with digital lessons and resources to supplement your virtual…

Dairy Education Virtual Learning Resources Available to Teachers

With many schools transitioning to virtual learning to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, the Dairy Excellence Foundation’s Discover Dairy program is committed to providing free digital resources and curriculum to help educators during this time. Discover Dairy will be launching a virtual learning library this week with digital lessons and resources to supplement your virtual…