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|2012 Dairy Intern: Sarah Lentz|
|Features - Students|
Senior, University of Wisconsin-Platteville
In the summer of 2010, I held an internship position at Kellercrest Registered Holsteins where I fed calves. Editor's note: Click here to learn why the Kellers enjoy being a part of the Holstein Association, and click here to learn more about their calf care program.
Q. What activities or associations are you involved in?
I am active in the Pioneer Dairy Club at UW-Platteville.
Q. What will your responsibilities be?
Feeding and taking calves as well as various other tasks around the farm such as administering vaccines and taking blood samples.
Q. What do you hope to have learned by the end of your internship?
More about dairy genetics and the dairy industry as a whole.
Q. What intrigues you most about the company or organization where you're interning?
The excellent genetics that Genex has to offer and the awesome people I get to work with.
Q. What do you think will be the most challenging aspect of your internship duties?
Working with wild beef cows.
Q. What do you hope to do after graduation?
I will graduate in May of 2013, and I hope to pursue a career in dairy genetics.
Q. Why do you want to remain a part of the dairy industry?
I want to remain a part of the dairy and agriculture industry because dairy is my passion. Also, the agriculture industry is never going to go away so there will always be a job. PD
Click here to learn about Progressive Dairyman's internship program.