U.S. Dairy Education & Training Consortium: Preparing the next generation of dairy students


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In this episode, you’ll hear from Dr. Robert Hagevoort from New Mexico State University and Dr. Mike Tomaszewski from Texas A&M about the U.S. Dairy Education and Training Consortium, which is a program for college dairy students that pairs practical, on-farm experience with in-the-classroom learning from some of the nation’s best dairy professors. Learn more about the program and find an application for the 2023 summer class at https://usdetc.tamu.edu

Here is a breakdown of the episode:

  1. An overview of the program [~ 1:36]
  2. How the consortium started [~4:20]
  3. More about the evolution of the program over the past 15 years [~8:50]
  4. How the program prepares students for a variety of careers in the dairy industry [~10:27]
  5. Networking opportunities available through the consortium [~13:49]
  6. Other skills students learn [~16:08]
  7. How the program combines classroom learning and on-farm practical experience [~20:00]
  8. Success stories from alumni [~21:35]
  9. Feedback received from alumni that completed the survey they sent out last summer [~27:28]
  10. Requirements for students to apply [~32:30]
  11. How students can learn more about the program and apply for the upcoming class [~36:15]

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