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An industry full of promise

Mon, 09/22/2014

Preparing our future generations for a career in dairy is a priority

By Ali Enerson, Hoard’s Dairyman Special Publications Editor

AnimartBy now school is back in full swing. For many students that brings excitement, nerves and the promise of new beginnings. For students who come from dairy farming, it might mean feeding calves before the bus arrives, preparing for judging at World Dairy Expo, or deciding which college major best fits their dairy interests and skills.

The dairy industry, and agriculture in general, has some of the best placement rates for recent graduates into a career immediately following college graduation. It’s an industry hungry for young, driven employees with that strong work ethic found from growing up in and around the industry. As we continue to feed the world, jobs will remain secure for future generations. Read more

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