​​​​Victor Medina

Hometown: Perris, CA
Year: Senior

Major:Animal Science
How long have you been working at the dairy: January 2015.
Career Goal: My career goal is to work at a feeding company or dairy, and eventually to have my own cattle ranch.
Favorite Thing about working at the dairy: My favorite thing about working at the dairy is being part of the dairy management team, and having the opportunity of getting the hands on experience and learning more about the dairy cattle and the industry.


Elmer Bustillos
Hometown: Atwater, CA
Year:Sophomore
Major: Animal Science
How long have you been working at the dairy:Spring 2016.
Career goal:Manage a dairy or beef cattle operation.
Favorite thing about the dairy: Being able to learn and work with such a great group of people.


Jackie Wagner
Hometown:Santa Clarita, CA
Year: Senior
Major: Animal Science
How long have you been working at the dairy: Spring 2016.
Career goal:To go into large animal veterinary medicine.
Favorite thing about the dairy: I have enjoyed all the people I’ve met and the relationships that I have formed with them. I also have been so grateful for all the learning opportunities presented daily.

Kate Carlson
Hometown:South Lake Tahoe, CA
Year: Senior
Major: Animal Science
How long have you been working at the dairy: Spring 2016.
Career goal:I hope to earn my Masters degree in dairy science, and eventually manage a dairy in the future.
Favorite thing about the dairy: Having no prior experience in any agriculture field, I have enjoyed learning how a dairy operates. I have made great friends through this experience, and have loved every minute of it!


Sierra Todd
Hometown:
Santa Rosa, CA
Year: Senior
Major:Animal Science, Pre-Vet 
How long have you been working at the dairy: Spring 2016.
Career Goal: Large animal veterinarian that specializes in either dairy and beef cattle or in performance horses.
Favorite thing about the dairy: My favorite thing about the dairy is the hands-on experience I have gained with the dairy cows and being able to work so directly with them. Each one has their own personality and it’s been awesome to learn about each cow.


Ciara Babcock
Hometown:
Bieber, Ca
Year: Senior
Major: Agriculture Business
How long have you been working at the dairy: Spring 2016.
Career goal:I plan to work in agriculture appraisal or lending, and eventually return home to help run my parents farm.
Favorite thing about the dairy: I enjoy learning about and gaining hands on experience in the organic dairy industry, as well as helping take care of the calves.

Sierra Blackford

Hometown: Loma Rica, CA

Year: Senior

Major: Animal Science

How long have you been working at the dairy: Spring 2017.

Career Goal: To own and manage my own cow-calf operation.

Favorite thing about the dairy: ​I enjoy working with all the different tractors we use here at the dairy.



Nick Temple

Hometown: Petaluma, CA

Year: Senior

Major: Agriculture Business

How long have you been working at the dairy: Fall 2017.   

Career Goal: To go back to the family farm and manage the dairy.

Favorite thing about the dairy: I like seeing how things are done differently here than at home at my families dairy.



Hunter Allen

Hometown: Oroville, CA

Year: Junior

Major: Animal Science

How long have you been working at the dairy: Summer 2017.

Career Goal: I would like to work as animal nutritionist for a feed company.

Favorite thing about the dairy: I like learning about organic agriculture and I enjoy working with the cows.


Cierrah Phelps

Hometown: Modesto, CA

Year: Junior

Major: Animal Science, Pre-Vet 

How long have you been working at the dairy: Fall 2017.

Career Goal: To be a large animal veterinarian, specifically in bovine and small ruminants. 

Favorite thing about the dairy: Milking and feeding 

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