2018 National Dairy Challenge, Visalia, CA


2018 National Dairy Challenge

Coming from 38 colleges in 28 states and provinces, 235 students participated in the three-day Dairy Challenge, held April 12-14, 2018 in Visalia, California.

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Michigan State University - 1st Place

1st Place Team - Michigan State University: L to R: Coach Thompson, Ethan Haywood, Ellen Launstein, Alycia Burch, Nicole Chase, Coach Domecq

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University of Wisconsin - Madison - 1st Place

1st Place Team - University of Wisconsin-Madison: L to R Coach Theodore Halbach, Logan Voigts, Connor Willems, Charles Hamilton, Anthony Schmitz, Coach Dave Combs

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California Polytechnic State University - 1st Place

1st Place Team - California Polytechnic State University: L to R: Coach Vagnoni, Anthony Echeverria, Amber LaSalle, Matthew Ruby, Tony Lopes

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Iowa State University - 1st Place

1st Place Team - Iowa State University: L to R Coach Hugo A Ramirez, Sabrina Portner, Kassidy Buse, Cassie Krebill, Brady Goetz

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2018 NAIDC Career Fair

Representatives from agribusinesses that support Dairy Challenge visit with students about career opportunities and industry product and service innovations.

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2018 NAIDC Data Review

Dairy Challenge students take a deep dive into the herd management and finance records that are provided by the dairy they are assigned to evaluate and develop recommendations for continuous improvement.

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2018 NAIDC Dairy Assessment

During Dairy Challenge, students have a relatively short time on the dairy about two hours to understand current operating procedures, assess strengths and gather clues about opportunities for improvement.

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North American Intercollegiate Dairy Challenge
3310 Latham Drive, Madison, WI 53713
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608-224-0400   |   Fax: 608-224-0300   |   Email: naidc@wdexpo.com