The Central Plains Dairy Foundation has selected Ashley Hagenow as the winner of the Lon and Kathy Tonneson Dairy Leadership Scholarship for 2021.
Congratulations to Les Hansen and Jim Nesseth who were honored as Borealis Award Receipients.
Matthias Annexstad is this year’s recipient of the Robert W. Touchberry Award.
Congratulations to graduate student Rielle Swanson for being elected president of COGS (Council of Graduate Students) for 2021-2022.
University of Minnesota Extension will host a goat marketing webinar on Thursday April 29th starting at 6:30pm CT. Dr. Frank Pinkerton is a world-renowned goat expert who will provide guidance and life lessons focusing on the marketing of meat-type goats. Farmers, 4-Hers, ag business professionals who work with farmers, and those interested in goats, or sheep, are invited to attend.
The 2021 Gopher Dairy Camp, hosted by the Gopher Dairy Club in cooperation with the Minnesota 4-H Dairy Project Committee and the Minnesota Livestock Breeders' Association, will be held virtually on June 21-22, 2021.
A program that focuses on practical applications of dairy technology with panels of producers, nutritionists, veterinarians, and lots of audience discussion is planned for June 22-23, 2021 at the Hyatt Regency Bloomington (limited in-person capacity) or virtual live streaming.
Applications Open for 2021 Minnesota Pork Board Scholarships
The Minnesota Pork Board will award up to five $1,000 scholarships to young people pursuing careers in agricultural business, agricultural communications, agricultural education, agricultural engineering, agronomy, animal science, animal physiology, environmental sciences, nutrition, livestock reproduction, large animal veterinary medicine and other related fields. Qualified applicants must have an emphasis in the pork industry.
The Department of Animal Science invites you to submit nominations for the Golden Alumni Award, which recognizes two animal science alumni that have achieved distinction in their professional lives for their outstanding contributions to animal science and exceptional service to their respective fields. The deadline to submit a nomination is May 1, 2021.