Dairy Industry News

  • Students at Givens take part in Mobile Dairy

    Dec 2, 2021 · The Paris News

    Students at T. G. Givens Early Childhood Center took part in an exciting, outdoor learning experience provided by Southwest Dairy Museum Inc., a nonprofit educational program funded by dairymen across the Southwest.Read Full Article

  • Mobile Dairy Teaches Students About The Industry

    Nov 16, 2021 · WTAQ

    During the North American International Livestock Exposition (NAILE) held in Louisville, Kentucky, I had the opportunity to speak with Haley Fisher, a Mobile Classroom Dairy Instructor with Southland Dairy Famers. Southland is a dairy checkoff program for dairy farmers specifically in Kentucky. “We are fully funded by checkoff dollars that they give us to go promote and market their products,” Fisher explained.Read Full Article

  • Prep wraps up for Sampson’s Ag Day

    Nov 3, 2021 · The Sampson Independent

    CLINTON — As Ag Day is on the horizon members of NC Cooperative Extension, the community and varies vendors were busy at the Sampson Expo Friday afternoon making final preparations.This year’s event is shaping up to be the biggest one yet, featuring multiple firsts, such as the Sampson Expo being it new location, having live entertainment and hosting over 150 vendors both new and returning.Read Full Article

  • We need our farmers': Mobile Dairy Classroom teaching families about dairy at State Fair

    Oct 19, 2021 · Spectrum News 1

    RALEIGH, N.C. – The North Carolina State Fair is back and so is the Mobile Dairy Classroom from Southland Dairy Farmers.What You Need To KnowThe Mobile Dairy Classroom teaches children and families about the dairy industryCourtney Bumgarner is the instructor in North Carolina and will be at the State Fair through October 24Bumgarner will show fairgoers milking demonstrations, and teach about the nutritional value of dairy and the industry as a wholeCourtney Bumgarner is the Mobile Dairy Classroom instructor for Southland Dairy Farmers. She travels around the state with her cows to teach people all about dairy. She lovingly refers to her Holstein and Jersey cows as her pets.“So they are just like giant dogs. Hilly here loves her treats, and she will do anything for an apple,” Bumgarner said as she walked her Jersey cow into its pen.Bumgarner went to N.C. State University and double-majored in animal and poultry science. Her grandparents used to own a dairy farm, and it inspired her to pursue this career.Read Full Article

  • Mobile Dairy Classroom visits North Jackson Elementary to explain milking process

    Sep 30, 2021 · WBKO

    Well, students at North Jackson Elementary in Barren County got to learn all about the milking process with a special visit from a cow named Olivia in honor of World School Milk Day.“I love learning about how they milk them and like, how they can do it with robotics and learning about how like the nutritional value of it all that,” says Brooklyn Wright a student at North Jackson Elementary.Read Full Article