California Polytechnic State University



CALIFORNIA POLYTECHNIC STATE UNIVERSITY

San Luis Obispo, California


Key Dairy Activities:

1. State FFA Field Day
2. Jr. Holstein Association Cow Camp
3. Producer Symposium

Student Statistics:

Dairy Science major: Yes
Dairy Option: No
# Dairy Science Students: 130
Percent of dairy grads entering the industry: 90%
Percent going back to home farm: 20%

Dairy Herd Information:

# cows: 200
Breed(s): Holstein and Jersey
Student labor: Yes
Used for research: Yes

Course Work:

Internship required for graduation: Yes
Assistance finding jobs or agriculture internships: Yes
Opportunities to work on dairy farms while attending school: Yes
Courses:Dairy Science, Animal Science, Food Science including Dairy Foods and Processing, Ag Business, Forestry and Natural Resources

Travel Opportunities:

Many courses travel, various exchange programs, Glass of Milk Program in El Salvador

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