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Youth Dairy Day in Indiana County to focus on careers, trends in dairy industry

Stephen Huba
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Dan Speicher | Tribune-Review

One of three Youth Dairy Days across the state will be held at the Indiana County Fairgrounds, 803 Hospital Road, Indiana, on June 10.

The event, scheduled for 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., is designed for young people ages 5-18 who want to learn more about careers in the dairy industry.

The Penn State Extension Dairy Team will focus on the science of modern dairy farming and good management practices. Topics will include quality animal management, forage quality, cheese making, pesticide safety, pregnancy and reproductive efficiency.

The event is free but registration is required. Deadline is June 5.

A parent/guardian or designated chaperone is required to remain throughout the day with youth under the age of 8. Instructors will be Penn State Extension educators.

For more information, contact Andrew Sandeen via email at [email protected] or by calling 724-465-3880.

The other Youth Dairy Days are being held June 18 in Shippensburg and June 20 in Huntingdon.

Stephen Huba is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Stephen at 724-850-1280, [email protected] or via Twitter .

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