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|2012 Dairy Intern: Tiffany Langteau|
|Features - Students|
Senior, University of Wisconsin – River Falls
I grew up doing everything from treating sick cows to feeding calves to help mate cows and driving tractor. I also was heavily involved in 4-H and FFA along with working at dairy shows and sales.
Q. In what area are you pursuing a degree?
I am majoring in agriculture communication and marketing with a minor in dairy science.
Q. What previous internship positions have you held?
I was the 2011 National Red & White Dairy Cattle Association Intern.
Q. What activities or associations are you involved in?
I am involved in UWRF dairy club where I am currently the yearbook editor and have helped with many activities and participate on the judging team. I am also involved in Big Brothers Big Sisters and Red & White Dairy Cattle Association.
Q. What are your responsibilities?
I will be updating and creating GMS and Technical Services learning Modules for ABS employees as well as updating the GMS field guide for evaluators.
I will be working on marketing materials for GMS, such as The Clipboard, a quarterly publication featuring articles about GMS, technical services and uddercare. I will be putting together some internal communication pieces for the GMS department and gathering GMS testimonials in California. I will also assist the GMS team on other various projects.
Q. What do you hope to have learned by the end of your internship?
I also hope to get a better understanding of what bloodlines are being used in Americas dairies and how GMS helps with inbreeding, which is becoming an increasing issue.
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