The Vermont Dairy Producer’s Association is offering scholarships to attend the Cornerstone Dairy Academy and Professional Dairy Producer’s of Wisconsin Business Conference.

If you are a farmer, student, or agribusiness professional in the dairy industry interested in advancing your leadership skills, this scholarship and program are for you. Professionals and producers with professionalism can set themselves apart from others. Cornerstone Dairy Academy™, a product of PDPW and underwritten by the Professional Dairy Producers Foundation (PDPF), can be a gateway to enhancing professionalism, communication and leadership skills needed for success in a 21st Century workplace. Put another way, this isn’t just another conference; it is an elite development program for students and dairy professionals.

Please apply by January 31 to the Cornerstone Dairy Academy. If accepted, the Cornerstone Dairy Academy will cover the majority of the registration and meal costs. The Vermont Dairy Producer’s Association will then cover your travel and registration fee, up to $600 per person for the first 8 people accepted.

Apply to the Cornerstone Dairy Academy before January 31

To receive the scholarship from the Vermont Dairy Producer’s Association, email Wanda Emerich at upon your acceptance into the Cornerstone Dairy Academy program. Up to 8 admitted applicants to email Wanda will receive the Vermont Dairy Producer’s Association scholarship. Don’t forget to email as soon as you are admitted into the program, to receive the remainder of your scholarship.

Congratulations to our 2023 winners:

Michelle Poulin

Renae DeGraaf

Adele Biasini

Allie Bartlett

Jackson Ransom