More than 120 students from 13 colleges and universities across the northeast and Canada are expected to attend the 2018 Northeast Regional Dairy Challenge. The three-day event is a hands-on educational opportunity to prepare students for careers in the dairy industry.
WHAT: Northeast Regional Dairy Challenge
WHEN: November 8-10, 2018
WHERE: Most of the activities will be based out of the Lake Morey Resort in Fairlee, VT. Students will visit dairy operations in the region.
The Northeast Regional Dairy Challenge is designed to create an educational environment and facilitate a real-world dairy evaluation. To accomplish this, students are placed on mixed-university teams. The Dairy Challenge strives to incorporate a higher-learning atmosphere with practical application to help prepare students for a variety of careers in the dairy industry.
NAIDC is an innovative event for students in dairy programs at North American post-secondary institutions. Its mission is to develop tomorrow’s dairy leaders and enhance progress of the dairy industry by providing education, communication and networking among students, producers, and agribusiness and university personnel. Over its 16-year national history, Dairy Challenge has helped prepare more than 5,000 students for careers as farm owners and managers, consultants, researchers, veterinarians or other dairy professionals. The next national event will be March 28-30, 2019 in Tifton, GA.