2013 NAIDC Contest & Dairy Challenge Academy


2013 NAIDC Contest & Dairy Challenge Academy - 1st Place Teams

Earning first place honors at the 2013 North American Intercollegiate Dairy Challenge® were teams from Cal Poly, South Dakota State University (SDSU), University of Vermont (UVM) and University of Wisconsin-River Falls (UW-RF).

Front Row (L-R): April Johnson, SDSU; Cassandra Hulstein, SDSU; Morgen Doane, UVM; Melissa Woolpert, UVM; Riley Jolma, UW-RF; Carl Lippert, UW-RF; Mandy Brazil, Cal Poly; Erin de Snayer, Cal Poly.

Back Row (L-R): Alicia Vander Wal, SDSU; Dr. Ken Kalscheur, Coach SDSU; Lael Schoessler, SDSU; Andrew Whitney, UVM; Wanda Emerich, Coach UVM; Kaitlin Benoit, UVM; Elizabeth Simmons, UW-RF; Dr. Sylvia Kehoe, Coach UW-RF; Jonathan Hallock, UW-RF; David Vander Schaaf, Cal Poly; Dr. Stan Henderson, Coach Cal Poly; Micah DeGroot, Cal Poly


NAIDC2013-DairyChallengeAcademyPresentation

College students at the inaugural Dairy Challenge Academy present their dairy management recommendations to other students and volunteer Academy Advisors.


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University of Idaho teammates inspect milking cow comfort at the dairy they were assigned to evaluate at the 2013 NAIDC.


NAIDC2013-PhilPlourdPresentation

The 2013 Dairy Challenge kicked off with thought-provoking presentation on dairy profit analysis and expectations by Phil Plourd, President and CEO of Blimling and Associates, Madison, Wisc.


NAIDC2013-TeamDataAnalysis

At Dairy Challenge, students from Cornell University review the dairy’s production and other management performance, feed rations and financial records.


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Adam Preston (far right) of Quincy, Mich., answers questions of Dairy Challenge contest participants as part of their mission to evaluate and recommend opportunities to maximize dairy productivity.


Alabama A&M University

Front L-R: Caitlin Coriasso and Angela Stuart
Back L-R: Amber Bartley, Coach Gamal Abdelrahim and Micah Bettis


2013 NAIDC Berry College

Front L-R: Robin Nolan and Leah Moore Back L-R: Kaitlin MaGill, Coach Iris Peeler and Kaylene Lyons


Cal Poly Contest Team


Academy Group #12


Cornell University


Delaware Valley


Dordt College


Fresno State


University of Guelph


University of Idaho Contest Team


University of Idaho - Contest and Academy


University of Illinois - Contest Team


University of Illinois - Contest and Academy


Iowa State University - Contest Team


Iowa State University - Academy Participants


Lakeshore Technical College


Louisiana State University


University of Maine


Michigan State - Contest and Academy


Michigan State - Contest Team


University of Minnesota


University of Minnesota - Academy Group


University of Missouri


Morrisville State University


University of New Hampshire


Ohio State - ATI


The Ohio State University


Penn State - Academy Group


Penn State - Contest Team


Purdue University


Purdue University - Academy Group


Purdue University - Contest and Academy


UW-River Falls - Contest and Academy


South Dakota State University


University of Vermont


South Dakota State University - Academy Group


South Dakota State University - Contest & Academy


University of Alberta


Utah State University


UW-River Falls - Contest Team


UW - Madison


UW - Platteville


Vermont Technical College


Virginia Tech - Academy Group

Front L-R: Kelsey Smith, Daniel Fugate, Kelsey Flowe
Back L-R: Coach Bob James, Patrick Carroll, Claybourne Zimmerman and Coach Mark Hanigan


Virginia Tech - Contest Team

Front L-R: Elizabeth Sumners and Alli Davis
Back L-R: Coach Bob James, Isaac Hammock, Tyler Boyd and Coach Mark Hanigan


Washington State University - Group


Washington State University - Contest Team


West Virginia University - Contest Team


West Virginia University - Academy Group


Vermont Students Inspect Host Farm

Students from the University of Vermont conduct a thorough inspection of an Indiana dairy farm, as part of their quest to provide recommendations for farm improvement during the 2013 national Dairy Challenge.

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