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…

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…

Scholarships Available for Students Pursuing Careers in Dairy

The PA Dairymen’s Association and Dairy Excellence Foundation Offer $3,000 Scholarships High school students who are pursuing an education in a dairy-related field are encouraged to apply for one of ten $3,000 scholarships made available through the Pennsylvania Dairymen’s Association and Center for Dairy Excellence Foundation of Pennsylvania for the 2020-21 academic year. The scholarships…

Young Professionals Recognized with Scholarships at Dairy Summit

The Scholarships Allowed Young Dairy Professionals to Network and Grow Their Skills A group of 35 young professionals recently received scholarships to attend the 2020 Pennsylvania Dairy Summit on February 5-6 in State College, Pa. The Pennsylvania Dairymen’s Association, the Center for Dairy Excellence, and the Center for Dairy Excellence Foundation of Pennsylvania awarded the…

Dairy Leaders of Tomorrow Curriculum Introduces High Schoolers to Animal Science

While the Dairy Leaders of Tomorrow curriculum is centered around dairy, it often sparks connections with other animal science topics. At Cumberland Valley High School in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, the Dairy Leaders of Tomorrow reproductive anatomy lesson served as a relevant introduction for a pig dissection assignment. “We were going through the different systems of pigs,…

High School Students Meet Berks County Dairy Farmers During Annual Farm Tour

2019 farm tour

On Friday, October 18, more than 60 high school students from six different high schools throughout Pennsylvania participated in the annual Dairy Leaders of Tomorrow Farm Tour. This year’s farm tour took place in Berks County, where students received a firsthand look at three dairy farms with three very different business models. Students spent the…