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Last fall, we established an internship section on our Proud to Dairy site by reaching out to dairy industry producers, professionals and educators. We are once again hoping to provide college students with a resource for dairy farm internships across the country.

If you’d like to get the word out about an internship at your dairy operation, e-mail the following information to Emily Caldwell at :

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A blogging boom has just occurred in the dairy industry as a dozen more people joined the world’s blogging community for the first time on Oct. 7. In a training sponsored by the Professional Dairy Producers of Wisconsin, two experienced bloggers from Indiana introduced that facet of the online world to some people interested in finding a new way of sharing news about agriculture.

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Lee Jensen Five Star Dairy

The Dairy Business Association (DBA) announced that Five Star Dairy, LLC of Elk Mound, Wisconsin was selected to receive the 2010 DBA Environmental Excellence Award. This award was developed to recognize a Wisconsin dairy producer in honor of its outstanding waste and pollution prevention projects that protect Wisconsin's natural resources.

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The Big Ass Fan Company was named as one of the winners of the 2010 We CARE Awards for its dedication and commitment to the Lexington, Kentucky, community. This prestigious award recognizes local businesses that encourage employees to become involved as volunteers in their communities.

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To assist the dairy industry in selecting the right policy reform, three dairy policy experts analyzed three main legislative proposals brought forth in the past year. They announced their findings at the 2010 World Dairy Expo just after presenting them to the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture’s Dairy Industry Advisory Committee in Washington, D.C.

While not promoting any one plan over the other, Mark Stephenson, director of dairy policy analysis, University of Wisconsin – Madison; Chuck Nicholson, department of agribusiness, Cal Poly – San Luis Obispo; and Scott Brown, associate director, Food and Agriculture Policy Research Institute (FAPRI), University of Missouri – Columbia, displayed their assessments in an objective manner to allow people in the industry to draw their own conclusions.

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