Summary and Implications
On April 27th, 2010, the 10,000th student attended the Iowa Dairy Story presented at the Dairy Center on the Northeast Iowa Community College Campus, Calmar, Iowa. Targeting third, fourth, and fifth graders, up to eight lessons plus tours of the 250-cow operating dairy, and interactive nutritional information educates them on how milk is created and its’ importance in human growth and development. Popular with teachers and students, an average of 1,000+ students each year learn the origin of milk and proper dairy care and handling. A total of 38 schools have participated in the program.
Iowa State University
Bentley, Jennifer A.; Lenth, Ron; and Lane, Dan
"The Iowa Dairy Story-From Grass to Glass,"
Animal Industry Report:
AS 657, ASL R2611.
Available at: http://lib.dr.iastate.edu/ans_air/vol657/iss1/35