Nigon Joins Vita Plus as 2019 Summer Intern (June 2019)
Nigon grew up on a dairy farm in Greenwood, Wisconsin, where she assisted in every area of the farm, including harvest, calf feedings, and milkings. She is currently a student at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls studying dairy science, with an emphasis on management, as well as agricultural business. Last summer, Nigon worked as a field representative intern for Grassland Dairy Products and assisted with Farmers Assuring Responsible Management (FARM) welfare evaluations. This summer, Nigon will perform a research study on prefresh cows to help determine how different diets impact blood and urine mineral levels. She will also conduct a survey to evaluate milk fever incidence, ketosis, treatments administered and dietary mineral levels.
Vita Plus Corporation is an employee-owned company headquartered in Madison, Wis. 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.
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