Nick Bagge of Worthington, IA interned this summer at Pattison Dairy of Garnavillo, IA. Owned and operated by Lee Pattison, this farm is one of the top in the Midwest. They milk 700 Holsteins averaging 34,000 pounds of milk per cow annually and is a model for productivity and efficiency. Nick, the 2017-18 NICC Dairy Science Club president, received training in multiple areas as he rotated from the lactating herd, transition barn, calf barns and feeding. During the internship visit, several members of the Pattison Dairy management team expressed they want to hire Nick full-time!