Maryland has a rich history of outstanding dairy youth programs! Plan to check here for the latest updates on activities, contests and highlights of one some of the best dairy youth in the country.
Dairy Bowl State Contest
When: Saturday, April 17, 2021
Where: Online - Zoom
- North Carolina Question Bank
- Virginia Quiz Bowl Study Guide
- 4-H Dairy Goat Study Materials
- Hoard's Dairyman Youth Quizzes
- Holstein Foundation Workbooks
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Show Like a Pro Workshop
When: May 15-16, 2021
Where: Frederick County Fairgrounds in Frederick, MD
The SHOW LIKE A PRO multi-state invitational Dairy Youth Workshop and Show returns for the 8th year! ALL youth ages 8-21 who have an interest in showing dairy animals are invited.
SHOW LIKE A PRO will be held at the Great Frederick Fair dairy pavilion and barns and is an overnight event. Each participant must bring a heifer and a parent or guardian must accompany attendees under the age of 18. By partnering with the Maryland Purebred Dairy Cattle Association, the event is offered at minimal cost to the attendees.
This is a great opportunity for youth to meet and learn from top professionals. The goal of the event is to encourage youth to advance their showmanship skills, network with peers and interact with dairy industry leaders.
For more information, please visit Show Like a Pro or “Show Like A Pro Dairy Workshop” Facebook page.
Spring in the Ring
When: July 6, 2021
Where: Talbot County Agriculture & Education Center in Easton, MD
Spring into summer show season with a refresher, tips, tricks and how-to for youth ages 8 to 21 years old. Build and enhance your skills for the dairy show season by gaining hands-on experience from industry professionals. Learn by working individually and in groups throughout the day finished off with the Talbot County Fair Dairy Show. Bring your heifer, supplies and ready to learn. Registration forms and details found at: www.talbotcountyfair.org/spring-in-the-ring
Sponsored by Talbot County Farm Bureau
Three scholarships are available to graduating high school seniors, undergraduate students enrolled in a 2- or 4-year college and graduate/professional school students that are Maryland Dairy Industry Association members or a dependent of a member.
Scholarship winners will be notified in March and are encouraged to attend the Maryland Dairy Industry Summer Educational Event held on Saturday, July 11, 2020.
Applications must be postmarked no later than February 15, 2020. Learn More Here
Five $1000 scholarships will be awarded to students pursuing a career in the dairy industry. To be eligible, applicants must be the son, daughter, or employee of the a current co-op member or the son or daughter of a Maryland & Virginia employee. They must be currently enrolled at a two- or four-year accredited college, university or trade school.
Recipients will be selected based on their responses to essay questions, financial need, leadership activities and their career aspirations with announcement of winners.
Applications must be postmarked no later than February 21, 2020. Apply Here