Meghan Connelly was recently selected as the Vita Plus dairy nutrition and management fellowship student from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.
Based in Madison, Connelly is the fourth student to participate in the program. She will gain experience in dairy nutrition and management consulting spanning three semesters and a summer. Vita Plus will fund the credits throughout the duration of the experience in return for the research and project support she will provide.
Connelly recently graduated from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls in May 2016 where she earned a degree in dairy science and agricultural business. While on campus she was involved in the UWRF Dairy Challenge Team, Dairy Judging Team, Dairy Club, and Block and Bridle Club.
Outside of school she has been highly involved on her home farm, Terra McCree Holsteins in Byron, Minnesota where she played an intricate role in all animal health and daily care decisions. In addition, she has experience as a dairy specialist intern for other feed companies and will continue to provide scientific based advice and research to give producers their best chance at success.
Vita Plus Corporation is an employee-owned company headquartered in Madison. Vita Plus has been serving livestock producers since 1948. More than just a feed supplier, Vita Plus consultants offer the latest cutting-edge technology, nutrition and management information.
For more information about the organization call 1-800-362-8334 or go online at www.vitaplus.com.