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…

Dairy Farms Encouraged to Host On-Farm Interns Next Summer

Caitlyn, an on-farm intern

Farms Must Apply by Dec. 31 to Be Paired with an Intern The 2020 On-Farm Internship program is now accepting applications for dairies that are interested in hosting on-farm interns during the summer of 2020. The program provides the next generation of dairy managers with a 10- to 12-week on-farm internship and exposure to all…

Dairy Farms Encouraged to Host On-Farm Interns Next Summer

Caitlyn, an on-farm intern

Farms Must Apply by Dec. 31 to Be Paired with an Intern The 2020 On-Farm Internship program is now accepting applications for dairies that are interested in hosting on-farm interns during the summer of 2020. The program provides the next generation of dairy managers with a 10- to 12-week on-farm internship and exposure to all…

Students Encouraged to Apply for On-Farm Internships by Oct. 31

Caitlyn, a 2019 on-farm intern

The 2020 Internship Program Provides Undergraduate Students with On-Farm Experience The deadline for undergraduate students to apply for the 2020 On-Farm Internship program is October 31, 2019. The program is ideal for students who are interested in gaining hands-on experience in dairy production and exploring career opportunities in the dairy industry. The Professional Dairy Managers…

Enrollment Open for 2020 On-Farm Internship Program

Montana Stump, a 2019 On-Farm Intern

Undergraduate Students and Host Farms Are Encouraged to Apply The 2020 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. The program was designed to provide 10- to 12-week on-farm internships to the next generation of dairy managers in Pennsylvania. The…

Meet George, a College Student With an Eye on the Future of Dairy

George, a 2019 on-farm intern

George DeMers may not have grown up on a farm, but he found his passion for agriculture at an early age thanks to the role models in his life. Gaining inspiration from his dad, who majored in dairy production at The Pennsylvania State University, George followed in his footsteps. He became an animal science major…

Meet Montana, an On-Farm Intern with a Passion for Herd Health

Montana, an on-farm intern, with a calf

From an early age, Montana Stump has cared deeply for animals. After growing up on her family’s hobby farm and spending her weekends at a friend’s dairy farm, she discovered her interest in animal health. “It was fun [growing up on a farm]. My family had rabbits and sheep, and we also had goats, chickens,…