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Department of Animal Sciences


2015 Midwest Regional Dairy Challenge

Feb. 27, 2015

Dr. Maurice Eastridge led a group of four students to the Midwest Regional Dairy Challenge in Sioux Center, Iowa, February 11-13. The students were split up into different teams among 2 farms, with OSU having 3 students at one farm and 1 at the other farm. Brandon Colby’s team placed first and Joey Brown’s team placed second (only first and second place teams recognized) from the same farm.

The 2015 National Contest & Academy will be held April 9-11 and will be hosed by the NE Region in Syracuse, NY.

"The North American Intercollegiate Dairy Challenge allows dairy science students to apply theory and learning to a real-world dairy while working as part of a team." Learn more at the North American Intercollegiate Dairy Challenge web site.