Dietetics students get moo-ving

John Mitchell shows the group of dietitian students a sample of the alfalfa haylage that is part of the ration fed the dairy cows on the Winnebago County farm. The dairyman provided a tour of the operation that currently milks 375 cows three times a day and answered questions from the students on a variety of dairy-related topics.
AgriNews photos/Martha Blum

NIU M.S. in Dietetics and Nutrition students recently made AgriNews when they visited a dairy farm in Winnebago County.  Nancy Prange, NIU’s dietetic internship director, stated: “There is so much misinformation about farming, and as dieticians, we need to know the information to be able to accurately give our clients the facts.”

Read the AgriNews article here.


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