Date: May 14-June 23, 2012
Location: Clovis, New Mexico
Clovis Community College
Contact(s): Robert Hagevoort, Michael Tomaszewski
Phone: (979) 845-5709
Description: The Southern Great Plains Dairy Consortium is a multi-university, interagency organization established to meet the educational and research needs of the rapidly expanding dairy industry in the Southern Great Plains. The Consortium provides a formal structure for coordinating teaching, research, extension and diagnostic service programs.
Attendance: In 2010, 36 students participated. The program has grown in attendance since its inception in 2008.
*The 2011 application is due February 15 and can be found on the consortium’s website.
Read about previous coverage of this event by Progressive Dairyman:
SGPDC: Through the eyes of the students
East Coast girl pursues learning opportunity in Southwest
Southwest summer dairy program undergoes expansion
Students obtain “hands-on” experience through summer dairy program
Hands-on learning in New Mexico
Clovis attracts best and brightest for summer dairy program