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Dairy Prospects Program

  • Thursday, September 1, 2022, 12:00 PM - Friday, June 30@ 12:00 PM

Explore the exciting world of dairy! 

Who should apply?

High school students (starting grade 9 through 12 in Sept 2022) in Lewis or Jefferson Counties who are interested in discovering exciting opportunities in the dairy industry.

What will you do? 

  • Dairy Prospects is a one-year adventure with hands-on learning where you will:
  • Meet leaders in the dairy industry
  • Visit various dairy farm businesses
  • Tour and meet with local agribusinesses
  • See modern and unique management systems in action
  • Get to know other students who share your interests
  • Tour a local agriculture college

What is the time commitment? 

The 7 or 8 activities will take place from Fall 2022 through Spring 2023. Most trips will take place during school hours, with absences pre-approved by teachers through the program. Activities will take place once every month or 2 over the course of the program. 

How to apply: 

Return the completed application package to Abbey Jantzi, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Jefferson County, 203 N Hamilton Street, Watertown, NY, 13601, by August 15, 2022. 

Cost:

$50. Successful applicants will be asked to pay a one-time $50 program fee. The rest of the program funding is provided by generous industry sponsors. 

Contact

Abigail Jantzi
Dairy & Livestock Specialist
aej48@cornell.edu
315-788-8450 ext. 278

Last updated June 24, 2022