2014 NAIDC Contest & Dairy Challenge Academy


2014 Cal Poly Team

One of four first-place teams at 2014 NAIDC
California Polytechnic State University
Front row (L-R): Taylor Pires, Dominic Assali; Back row (L-R): Coach Dr. Stan Henderson, Justin Roeloffs, Hudson Hanlon

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2014 Cornell Team

One of four first-place teams at 2014 NAIDC
Cornell University
Front row (L-R): Anna Laggis, Cassandra Chittenden; Back row (L-R): Coach Betsey Howland, Patrick Redmond, Rocco Cunningham, Coach Mike Van Amburgh

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2014 Guelph team

One of four first-place teams at 2014 NAIDC
University of Guelph
Front row (L-R): Alan Nanne, Hans Van Lith; Back row (L-R): Coach John Welton, Coach Mark Carson, John Wynands, Peter Spruit, Coach Ken Leslie

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2014 Penn State Team

One of four first-place teams at 2014 NAIDC
Penn State University
Front row (L-R): Jennifer Royer, Kristin Bigelow; Back row (L-R): Coach Dr. Gabriela Varga, Colton Hoffman, Ariel Taxdal

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2014NAIDC-AllWinningTeams

Earning first place honors at the 2014 North American Intercollegiate Dairy Challenge® were teams from Cal Poly, Cornell, Guelph and Penn State.
Front Row (L-R): Coach Dr. John Welton, Guelph; Peter Spruit, Guelph; John Wynands, Guelph; Kristin Bigelow, Penn State; Jennifer Royer, Penn State; Taylor Pires, Cal Poly; Dominic Assali, Cal Poly; Anna Laggis, Cornell; Cassandra Chittenden, Cornell; and Coach Betsey Howland, Cornell.
Back Row (L-R): Coach Dr. Ken Leslie, Guelph; Hans Van Lith, Guelph; Coach Mark Carson, Guelph; Alan Nanne, Guelph; Ariel Taxdal, Penn State; Coach Dr. Gabriela Varga, Penn State; Colton Hoffman, Penn State; Justin Roeloffs, Cal Poly; Coach Dr. Stan Henderson, Cal Poly; Hudson Hanlon, Cal Poly; Patrick Redmond, Cornell; Rocco Cunningham, Cornell; and Coach Dr. Mike Van Amburgh, Cornell.

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2014 NAIDC-AcademyDataReview

Caption: Dairy Challenge Academy participants work in mixed-university teams, alongside industry and university professionals, to conduct a dairy farm business analysis.

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2014NAIDC-BloomDairy-AcademyVisit

Caption: Dairy farmers Bruce and Doug Bloom (center left to right), of Coldwater, Mich., explain their farm procedures to college students participating in the Dairy Challenge Academy.

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2014 NAIDC-FarmVisitWelcome

Caption: Fred Beer (far right) welcomes Dairy Challenge participants to the farm he and his sons operated near Milford, Ind.

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2014 NAIDC-DairyFarmAssessment

Caption: Students review cow comfort, housing, nutrition and other aspects of milking cow management at Perkins Twin Creek Dairy Farm, Inc., near Wolcottville, Ind.

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2014 NAIDC-DairyOwnerQandA

Caption: Ted Sonnenberg (far left) answers questions from students evaluating his farm, Sun Mountain Dairy near New Bavaria, Ohio.

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2014NAIDC-DairyAssessTMR

Caption: Teammates assess the milking cow ration at Blue Stream Dairy, Convoy, Ohio.

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2014NAIDC-ThursdayFarmerPanel

Caption: Four younger farmers shared their experiences of entering a family business. Panelists included David Brand, Waterloo, Ind.; Brett Feldpausch, St. Johns, Mich.; Stacey Atherton, Newark, Ohio; and Brian Houin, Plymouth, Ind.

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2014 NAIDC-TeamJudgeDiscussion

Caption: Team members from Washington State University discuss their management recommendations with the judge panel, which included a farmer, financial expert, veterinarian and other dairy professionals.

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2014NAIDCCareerFairFarmCredit1

Caption: Dairy Challenge participants learn about career opportunities through Farm Credit and other leading event sponsors.

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University of Idaho

University of Idaho
Front row (L-R): Megan McDonald, Katelyn Steinkamp; Back row (L-R): Coach Dr. Amin Ahmadzadeh, Haley Peterson, Nicholas Pass

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West Virginia University

West Virginia University
Front row (L-R): Rachel Manning, Andrea Pinkstaff; Back row (L-R): Jody Carpenter, Coach Dr. Robert Dailey

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University of Alberta

University of Alberta
Front row (L-R): Ileana Berezanski, Jordyn Prior; Back row (L-R): Maaike VanKuilenburg, Erin Loogman, Coach Dr. Masahito Oba

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University of Wisconsin – Platteville

University of Wisconsin – Platteville
Front row (L-R): Darcy Steffes, Sarah Endres; Back row (L-R): Coach Dr. Tera Montgomery, Levi Martin, Josh Joseph

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University of New Hampshire

University of New Hampshire
Front row (L-R): Sarah Walstad, Amelia Aznive; Back row (L-R): Allison Pike, Justin Lalumiere, Coach Dr. Peter Erickson

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Alabama A&M University

Alabama A&M University
Front row (L-R): Megan Goode, Ostavia Cintron; Back row (L-R): Coach Dr. Gamal Abdelrahim, Nakia Hancock

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University of Illinois

University of Illinois
Front row (L-R): Abigayle Johnson, Francesca Tiberio; Back row (L-R): Aaron Mitchell, Samantha Zanardelli, Coach Dr. Phil Cardoso

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Dordt College

Dordt College
Front row (L-R): Karina Fast, Wendy White; Back row (L-R): Coach Dr. John Olthoff, Steven Broersma, Vernon Oostra

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University of Kentucky

University of Kentucky
Front row (L-R): Kara Bekebrede, Emily Morabito; Back row (L-R): Coach Derek Nolan, Megan Grone, Patrick McCoy

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Berry College

Berry College
Front row (L-R): Taylor Sautter, Kay Casto; Back row (L-R): Dima White, Elizabeth Canupp, Coach Iris Peeler

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McGill University

McGill University
Front row (L-R): Malcolm Duncan, Coach Chris Molgat; Back row (L-R): David Suter, Justine Pouliot, Daniel Sutherland

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Kansas State University

Kansas State University
Front row (L-R): Justin Payne, April Reed; Back row (L-R): Kristopher Boucher, Landon Pacey, Coach Dr. Mike Brouk

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The Ohio State University

The Ohio State University
Front row (L-R): Sarah Finney, Kristen Wright; Back row (L-R): Coach Dr. Maurice Eastridge, Zeke Dicke, Kara Uhlenhake

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Delaware Valley College

Delaware Valley College
Front row (L-R): Caitlin Barwise, Nicole Hood; Back row (L-R): Jacklyn Schroeder, Sean LaGreca, Coach Dr. Bruce Richards

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North Carolina State University

North Carolina State University
Front row (L-R): Ashley Butler, Hannah Elmore; Back row (L-R): Lauren Clemency, Coach Dr. Steve Washburn, Taylor Wright

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Purdue University

Purdue University
Front row (L-R): Veronica Hilton, Linda Danner; Back row (L-R): Coach Dr. Tamilee Nennich, Heather Smith, Kyle Clay, Coach Dr. Mike Schutz

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Michigan State University

Michigan State University
Front row (L-R): Andrea Meade, Barbara Leipprandt; Back row (L-R): Coach Dr. Miriam Weber Nielsen, Todd Worden, Katelyn Horning

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University of Wisconsin – Madison

University of Wisconsin – Madison
Front row (L-R): Kaitlin Gelsinger, Cara Biely; Back row (L-R): Coach Dr. David Combs, Brian Schnell, Jordan Haelfrisch, Coach Ted Halbach

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Eastern Kentucky University

Eastern Kentucky University
Front row (L-R): Kaitlyn Wooton, Celia Thomas; Back row (L-R): Billy Cameron, Caleb Clark, Coach Dr. Laurie Rincker

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Utah State University

Utah State University
Front row (L-R): Nick Cox, Lindsay Simmons; Back row (L-R): Dallin Buttars, Kolby Talbot, Coach Justin Jenson

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South Dakota State University

South Dakota State University
Front row (L-R): Chelsey Johnson, Holly Schmitt; Back row (L-R): Coach Dr. Ken Kalscheur, Matthew Holdvogt, David Berning

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Morrisville State College

Morrisville State College
Front row (L-R): Kasey Heineman, Courtney Furst; Back row (L-R): Marie Ruther, Megan Hazel, Coach Dr. C. Steven Mooney

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University of Vermont

University of Vermont
Front row (L-R): Elizabeth Remick, Megan Swasey; Back row (L-R): Coach Wanda Emerich, Brendan Rowley, Anna Jo Smith

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University of Minnesota

University of Minnesota
Front row (L-R): Laura Rosenhammer, Coach Dr. Marcia Endres; Back row (L-R): Ben Thorpe, Jeff Borst, Tyler Otte

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Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech
Front row (L-R): Roxanne Seltzer, Erin Klingensmith; Back row (L-R): Coach Dr. Gonzalo Ferriera, Lauren Woloohogian, Jason Zimmerman, Coach Dr. Bob James

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Washington State University

Washington State University
Front row (L-R): Helen Floren, Jessica Levy; Back row (L-R): Kevin Gavin, Hanna Symonds, Coach Dr. John Swain

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Iowa State University

Iowa State University
Front row (L-R): Jessie Hammerand, Stacy Fitzpatrick; Back row (L-R): Coach Dr. Lee Kilmer, Michael Bahl, Matthew Costello

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University of Wisconsin – River Falls

University of Wisconsin – River Falls
Front row (L-R): Kristin Solum, Carolyn Kyllo; Back row (L-R): Coach Dr. Sylvia Kehoe, Erik Warmka, Sam Olson

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