It's time to look at our dairy industry through a different lens.

Serious challenges require a bold new solution...

The future depends on skilled people.

Dairy Grazing Development Campus


Dairy Grazing Development Campus:

15-20 mid-sized grazing dairies strategically aligned as the new 3,000-cow operation

Economic Benefits

The model provides sustainable profitability:
  • Serves consumer preference for grass-based dairy products
  • Ensures volume, quality, and efficiency of milk supply
  • Revitalizes local and regional rural economies

Environmental Benefits

Managed grazing provides environmental services:
  • Soil and water restoration
  • Wildlife and pollinator habitat
  • Climate change mitigation
  • Human health

Workforce Training

Dairy Grazing Apprenticeship provides skilled people:
  • A formal National Apprenticeship in managed-grazing dairy production
  • Recognized by the U.S. Department of Labor
  • Established partners and experienced trainers in 15 states