Summer Intern Shares Her Perspective on Future of Pennsylvania Dairy

By Kylie Lusk, a senior at Penn State University I have had the privilege of being the Communications and Education intern at the Center for Dairy Excellence this summer, and I wanted to share my experience. When I found out that I got this internship, I was overjoyed. I have heard about this internship since…

College Sophomore Studies Farm’s Environmental Impact During Summer Internship

Nate Brubaker grew up on a dairy farm in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, but it wasn’t until he completed an on-farm internship that he was exposed to the day-to-day reality of managing a dairy operation. “Before the internship, I mostly just did odds and ends on [my family’s] farm and filled in wherever needed. This internship…

Food Science Student Learns How to Process Milk and Make Ice Cream

Growing up on a dairy farm in Meadville, Pennsylvania, Dylan Duncan has always been passionate about dairy but was interested in finding a career in food science. “I grew up on a dairy farm where we milk about 120 Holsteins and farm 1,500 acres. We’ve wanted to open a creamery, so I thought food science…

Focusing on the Details: Dairy Science Student Learns About Youngstock Care on PA Dairy Farm

For Maddie Jaslar, a senior at Delaware Valley University, her passion for dairy began when she started volunteering at an animal rescue as a teenager. The owner was involved in 4-H, so Maddie joined a small animal club and eventually moved to larger animals. After discovering her love for dairy goats, she worked her way…

Join ‘Protecting Your Profits’ Monthly Webinar on August 25

The Discussion Will Take Place on Wed., August 25 at 12 p.m. Via Webinar or Conference Call The Center for Dairy Excellence is hosting its monthly “Protecting Your Profits” webinar on Wednesday, August 25 at 12 p.m. Held the fourth Wednesday of every month and led by Zach Myers, Risk Education Manager with the Center,…

Ten Students Receive Annual Scholarships to Support Future Careers in Dairy

PA College Students Were Awarded Student Leader Scholarships Ten undergraduate students were recently recognized with Student Leader Scholarships, an award intended to encourage and empower the next generation of dairy producers. Supported by the Dairy Excellence Foundation of Pennsylvania and the Pennsylvania Dairymen’s Association, each scholarship recipient will receive $3,000 to support their undergraduate studies…

College Student Travels 900 Miles From Home to Complete Internship on Wisconsin Dairy Farm

Growing up on a small dairy farm in Adams County, Pennsylvania, dairy has always been a part of George Sebright’s life. Expanding his perspective and gaining new experiences outside the state is something he has been passionate about since he started college. As a rising junior at Virginia Tech, George is studying dairy science with…

Learn How to Protect Business Risk at 2021 Dairy Financial Conference

The Conference Will Be Held In-Person With a Virtual Option Available Dairy financial consultants, lending representatives, and dairy producers are invited to the 12th annual Dairy Financial and Risk Management Conference on Tuesday, September 21 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Titled “Turning the Page,” the conference features three keynote speakers and a panel of…

Webinar Series to Address Dairy Employee Communications and Management

The Five-Part Series Will Cover Communications, Feedback, Employee Handbooks, and More Veterinarians, nutritionists and other dairy consultants, as well as interested dairy producers, are invited to participate in a five-part webinar series titled “Transforming Your Team: Employee Communications and Management,” being held every other Tuesday morning from September 28 to November 23.  As part of the…

Robotic Milker Discussion Group and Facility Tour to Take Place on August 19

Robotic Milker Owners and Individuals Considering Installing the Technology Are Invited The Center for Dairy Excellence is partnering with regional AMS technology dealers to host a Robotic Milker Discussion Group meeting on Thursday, August 19 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Oakleigh Farm in Mercersburg, Pennsylvania. The free event includes lunch, a roundtable discussion,…