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Dairy Cattle Reproduction Council Seeks Scholar Applicants

Graduate students: Apply for the Dairy Cattle Reproduction Council (DCRC) Scholar program. The award winner will earn an expense-paid trip to attend the DCRC Annual Meeting, Nov. 12-14, in Arlington, Texas, USA. The application deadline is April 30. Eligible candidates must be a DCRC member and graduate student enrolled full time at a college or university in a dairy, animal …

Purina Animal Nutrition Offers $20,000 in Scholarships

Purina Animal Nutrition, along with the Land O’Lakes Foundation, has opened its scholarship program designed to assist students with experience in agriculture and livestock production in pursuing their passions and furthering their educations. Now, along with undergraduate students, current high school seniors who have experience raising and caring for small or large livestock, equine and/or poultry, are eligible to apply …

Opportunity For Student Ambassadors To Share California Dairy Messages With International Audiences

The California Milk Advisory Board (CMAB) announced the return of its student internship program where young agriculture ambassadors will represent Real California Milk internationally. Applications are now open for summer 2024 representatives in Mexico and South Korea. The interns, selected from students enrolled in agriculture-related programs at colleges and universities throughout the state, will be chosen based on academic achievement, …

National DHIA Offers Veterinary Student Scholarships

National Dairy Herd Information Association (DHIA) announced that it is accepting applications for $1,500 scholarships that will go to third- or fourth-year college of veterinary medicine students. Applicants must be enrolled at a college that is accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association Council on Education. National DHIA Scholarship Committee members will evaluate applicants based on overall interest as a …

Dairy Smoothie Program Expands Following Successful Pilot in Schools

The results of a checkoff-initiated smoothie program pilot showed increased consumption of milk and yogurt and will be offered to more schools this fall. Dairy Management Inc. (DMI) pitched the smoothie program concept in 2022 to Chartwells K12, a food management company that serves more than 2 million meals in 4,500 schools representing 665 districts across the U.S. every day. …

Scholarship Program Launched for Students Involved in Animal Agriculture

Purina Animal Nutrition, along with the Land O’Lakes Foundation, is announcing its new scholarship program designed to assist students involved in agriculture and livestock production in pursuing their passions and further their educations. Current undergraduate students who have experience raising and caring for small or large livestock, equine and/or poultry, are eligible to apply for four $5,000 scholarships. Along with …

Influencers Dairy Girl Fitness and Jessica Peters to lead College Aggies Online dairy week

The Animal Agriculture Alliance’s 2023 College Aggies Online (CAO) program kicks off on September 11, beginning with a dairy theme during week one. Emily Schaapman, known online as @DairyGirlFitness, and Pennsylvania dairy farmer and social media influencer Jessica Peters (@seejessfarm) will mentor students through the initial week. Undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students, collegiate clubs and classes are encouraged to sign …

DCRC Webinar, Presented in Spanish, Features Optimizing Reproductive Programs

“Transition cow management: Solutions for dry matter intake to enhance health, cyclicity and reproduction,” presented in Spanish, headlines the Sept. 26 Dairy Cattle Reproduction Council (DCRC) webinar. The free webinar starts at 2 p.m. Central time (USA/Canada). Gustavo Schuenemann, Ohio State University professor and extension veterinarian – dairy, will serve as the instructor for this one-hour webinar. During the webinar, …

National Mastitis Council Calls for Scholar Applicants

The National Mastitis Council (NMC) Scholars program offers at least four travel scholarships for full-time graduate students interested in controlling mastitis, promoting udder health and improving milk quality. Successful applicants earn an expense-paid trip to attend the NMC 63rd Annual Meeting, Jan. 29-Feb. 1, in Dallas. To apply for the NMC Scholars program, applicants must complete the application form, submit …

National DHIA Offers $1,000 Scholarships

National Dairy Herd Information Association (DHIA) announced that high school seniors and college undergraduate students may apply for $1,000 scholarships. Applicants must be full-time, incoming or continuing students at a technical college or a two-year or four-year college/university. To be eligible for a National DHIA scholarship, the applicant must be a family member or employee of a herd on DHI …

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