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UW-RF Dairy Club Places Second at Regional ADSA-SAD
Wisconsin Ag Connection - 02/19/2016

The University of Wisconsin-River Falls Dairy Club students took home a second place finish in the junior division of the quiz bowl competition at the Midwest Regional American Dairy Science Association-Student Affiliate Division this month in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Fifty-five members from UW-RF attended the meeting accompanied by Dennis Cooper, professor of dairy science, and one of the club's advisers.

Twelve universities attended the conference that offered industry tours, educational sessions, intercollegiate competitions and networking opportunities.

UW-RF fielded teams in both the junior and senior divisions of the quiz bowl competition. The junior team consisted of Trent Miller of Spring Valley; Charles Moore of Fennimore; Joel Olke of Manitowoc; and Andy Helmer of Plymouth. The senior team was made up of Cole Mark of Elmwood; Alex Huibregtse of Plymouth; Jacob Pintens of Dallas; and Sierra Solum of Rice Lake.

River Falls was the smallest campus present in terms of total enrollment, but had the largest delegation at the conference and was honored at the banquet for that accomplishment. The school was also recognized for having the best participation in the educational workshops.

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