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Morrisville State College Dairy Club to hold annual cattle sale on September 8

MORRISVILLE, N.Y.—The Morrisville State College Dairy Club will hold its thirtieth annual Autumn Review Sale on Sept. 8, 2012.

The sale will begin at 11 a.m. at the Madison County Cooperative Extension Center on Eaton Street in Morrisville.

Eighty-five lots will be sold on consignment at this sale. All lots are Holstein (calves, cows, embryos, and picks) except for one special Jersey calf consignment to celebrate the thirtieth anniversary of the sale. The sale catalog can viewed at www.holsteinworld.com/saleslist.php.

“This sale, while the major fundraiser for the Morrisville Dairy Club and Morrisville Dairy Program, has real value in building friendships among our current students, teaching them real-world management and leadership skills and allowing us to stay in contact with our program alums,” Steve Mooney, assistant professor of dairy science, said.

The Morrisville State College Dairy Club provides students with the opportunity to broaden their knowledge of the dairy industry through participation in various activities, including field trips and the annual Autumn Review Sale.

Run by Morrisville State College faculty and students in dairy production classes, and the college’s dairy club, proceeds from the sale support dairy club trips, the dairy judging team, academic programs and various activities and events.

Morrisville State College offers a bachelor degree in dairy management and an associate degree in animal science - dairy. Both programs are ThinkPad University curricula in which the use of laptop computers is integrated into courses.

Morrisville State College sets the world in motion for students. Curriculums are enriched with applied learning and pave the way for opportunity at both the Morrisville and Norwich campuses. An action-oriented, interactive learning lab, the college is a national leader in technology. Lauded for its exemplary, innovative and effective community service programs, the college was named to the 2012 President’s Higher Community Service Honor Roll. Visit www.morrisville.edu to experience, Morrisville in motion.