The Iowa Dairy Story-From Grass to Glass

  • Jennifer A. Bentley (Iowa State University)
  • Ron Lenth (Iowa State University)
  • Dan Lane (Iowa State University)


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.

Keywords: ASL R2611

How to Cite:

Bentley, J. A., Lenth, R. & Lane, D., (2011) “The Iowa Dairy Story-From Grass to Glass”, Iowa State University Animal Industry Report 8(1). doi: https://doi.org/10.31274/ans_air-180814-912

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Published on
01 Jan 2011
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