Cabral and Higgs Win Scholarships

News Editor

Congratulations to Rosemarie Cabral and Ryan Higgs, both who were awarded scholarships as part of the 2012 National Milk Producers Federation(NMPF) National Dairy Leadership Scholarship Program.

Both graduate students are conducting research in areas that will benefit dairy cooperatives and producers.

The 2012 Hintz Memorial Scholarship, given to the top scholarship candidate, was awarded to Rosemarie Cabral, a Ph.D. candidate in Animal Science at the University of New Hampshire. Her research project is “Improving immunity in the neonatal dairy calf”.

A scholarship was also awarded to Ryan Higgs, a Ph.D. candidate in Animal Science at Cornell University, with his research project, “Predicting amino acid flows and improving nitrogen utilization in lactating dairy cows”.

Source: National Milk Producers Federation

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