Hands-on Labs, Farm Tours, Workshops and Keynote Speakers on Tap for April 7-8 Event
Students will participate in:
- Interactive workshops at the University of Madison-Wisconsin campus, including food science with the Center for Dairy Research, udder and lung dissections with Drs. Hernandez and Ollivett, and bug discovery with entomologist P.J. Lietsch.
- On-site tour of Sassy Cow Creamery and dairy farm
- Discovery Forums highlighting study abroad experience, dairy policy, nutrition, professional behavior and dairy reproduction
- Career Discovery Roundtables with allied industry, representing more than 10 fields
- Inspirational keynote speakers including Natalina Sents, “Why I Farm” road trip blogger, Crystal Siemers-Peterman, 2017 Alice in Dairyland, and Kevin “Atlas” Laue, host of “Believe in You” video series.
- Improve comedy troupe entertainment, featuring Monkey Business Institute
Professional Dairy Producers (PDPW) is the nation’s largest dairy producer-led organization of its kind, focusing on producer professionalism, stakeholder engagement and unified outreach to share ideas, solutions, resources and experiences that help dairy producers succeed.”