4-H Dairy Project
What you'll do
Explore the dairy industry, from raising a cow, to dairy science and ethics, to manufacturing and marketing dairy products. Cows may be owned or leased.
- Nutrition and feeding
- Desirable traits
- Stages of calving and care
- Grooming and showing
Already involved in the dairy project?Go to the dairy project support site
Levels of learning
Get started with 4-H'ers in your area
Get started on your own
- National 4-H dairy activity books (for sale)
- Iowa 4-H Dairy Cattle Project Hot Sheet (free download)
To find out about 4-H dairy activities in your area, contact your local Extension office.
- Learn about the dairy business.
Reviewed in 2019