North Dakota State University

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NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY

Fargo, North Dakota



Key Dairy Activities:

1. Little International
2. Dairy Judging
3. Bison Dairy Club

Student Statistics:

Dairy Science major: No
Dairy Option: No
# Students intending to pursue a dairy career: 30
Percent going to vet school: 3%
Percent of dairy grads entering the industry: 5%
Percent going back to home farm: 5%

Dairy Herd Information:

# cows: 100
Breed(s): Holstein
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 production, lactation biology, all other courses are discipline specific (i.e., nutrition, reproduction, etc.)

Travel Opportunities:

ADSA-Student Affiliate Division conferences, international study abroad course each year in May.

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