Missouri Ambassadors

The Missouri Dairy Ambassador Program is a leadership opportunity for students interested in dairy. Dairy Ambassadors will have the opportunity to connect with consumers and share their dairy story while networking with their peers and industry professionals.

How it Works

  • Up to two Dairy Ambassadors will be selected.
  • Dairy Ambassadors will be representing Missouri dairy farmers.
  • This is a one-year program, running from January 1, 2021 through December 31, 2021.
  • Ambassadors will receive a $75 per diem for each day they are out participating in events.
  • Ambassadors are eligible for a $1,000 scholarship.

Application Process

  • Applicant must submit completed application materials by December 1, 2020 through the online form below.
  • Applications will be reviewed, and notices sent by January 8, 2021.

Applicant Eligibility

  • Applicant must be enrolled full-time in a┬áMissouri post-secondary school for the duration of the appointment.
  • Applicant must provide their own transportation. Reimbursement for travel expenses (mileage and hotel) will be provided for all approved events.
  • Applicant must communicate effectively through email, text messaging and in-person.
  • Applicant must have a passion for dairy.

Expectations

  • Participate as much as you are able. You will get more out of your experience the more you participate.
  • Respond in a timely manner. There will be requests for your presence and participation please respond to those in a timely manner.
  • Interact with consumers, your coach, staff and fellow ambassadors.

Contact Us

Please contact Stacy Dohle for more information or comments.

Contact Us

Program Events

The following are some, but not all, of the events that selected Dairy Ambassadors will be participating in.

Industry Events

Heart of America Dairy Expo
National Dairy Month Activities
Midwest Dairy Division Board Meeting
MO Farmers Care Meeting
MO Dairy Activities/Events

Consumer Events

Deanna Rose Farmstead Event, June 2020
Missouri State Fair Activities
Missouri Farmers Care Events, Throughout 2021
Farm Tours, Throughout 2021
June Dairy Month Activities
Women in Dairy Events, Throughout 2021

Other Opportunities

Social Media Posts, Throughout 2021
Radio Interviews, Throughout 2021
Job Shadowing, Throughout 2021

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  • Please send the application by the deadline stated above. All fields are required.

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