High School Junior Expands Dairy Knowledge Through Independent Study


As a junior at Cumberland Valley High School and the Cumberland County Teen Miss Agriculture USA, Amanda Hamilton is passionate about sharing the benefits of dairy with the community. Where did she discover her passion for dairy farming? “My grandmother has a family farm, and my cousin has a dairy farm. We’re trying to keep…

Dairy Leaders of Tomorrow Curriculum Introduces High Schoolers to Animal Science


While the Dairy Leaders of Tomorrow curriculum is centered around dairy, it often sparks connections with other animal science topics. At Cumberland Valley High School in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, the Dairy Leaders of Tomorrow reproductive anatomy lesson served as a relevant introduction for a pig dissection assignment. While the Dairy Leaders of Tomorrow curriculum is centered…

High School Students Meet Berks County Dairy Farmers During Annual Farm Tour


On Friday, October 18, more than 60 high school students from six different high schools throughout Pennsylvania participated in the annual Dairy Leaders of Tomorrow Farm Tour. This year’s farm tour took place in Berks County, where students received a firsthand look at three dairy farms with three very different business models. Students spent the…