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From outside the circle to the top of the mountain

Wed, 07/01/2015

Atypical youth succeed at national dairy bowl contest

By Patti Hurtgen, Hoard’s Dairyman Online Media Manager

The day after the contest, I had a chance to sit down with Becky Meier, the coach of both national winning junior and senior dairy bowl teams at the recent Holstein convention. Becky is one of three coaches for the state’s teams. The Illinois Holstein Association appointed her as the perennial coach to add continuity to their program as changing coaches with new advisors didn’t provide consistency. (A future blog will focus on study strategies.) Read more

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