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).
College students at the inaugural Dairy Challenge Academy present their dairy management recommendations to other students and volunteer Academy Advisors.
University of Idaho teammates inspect milking cow comfort at the dairy they were assigned to evaluate at the 2013 NAIDC.
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.
At Dairy Challenge, students from Cornell University review the dairy’s production and other management performance, feed rations and financial records.
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
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
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 - 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
Virginia Tech - Contest Team
Front L-R: Elizabeth Sumners and Alli Davis
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.