University of Vermont

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UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT

Burlington, VT


Key Dairy Activities:

1) Intercollegiate Dairy Challenge
2) Northeastern Students Affiliates
3) 4-H student-run dairy course

Student Statistics:

Dairy Science major: No
Dairy Option: Yes
# Animal Science/Dairy: 6
# Students intending to pursue a dairy career: 10
Percent in ag research: 30%
Average salary: $35,000

Dairy Herd Information:

# cows: 34
Breed(s): Holstein and Jersey
Student labor: Yes
Used for research: No

Course Work:

Internship required for graduation: No
Assistance finding jobs or agriculture internships: Yes
Opportunities to work on dairy farms while attending school: Yes

Courses: Animal Health, Forage Crops Management, CREAM (Co-operative for Real Education in Agricultural Management), Lactation Physiology, Agriculture Policy and Ethics, Advanced Dairy Management, Clinical Topics in Livestock Medicine

Travel Opportunities:

Students in FARMS (Farm and Agricultural Resource Management Stewards) Program visit and analyze neighboring farms and participated in the three-day North American Intercollegiate Dairy Challenge. Students in Dairy Club and CREAM visit farms and attend agricultural fairs and events.

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