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Wisconsin-Madison alum takes top spot at National Dairy Shrine

10/26/09 10:02 AM

FORT ATKINSON, Wis. – Oct. 26, 2009 – The associate editor of Hoard's Dairyman magazine has been elected president of the National Dairy Shrine. During the organization's 60th annual meeting, Wisconsin-Madison alumnus Corey Geiger was elected to the post, in which he becomes the leader of the 18-member board.

Geiger has served as associate editor for the publication since 1995, where he is responsible for a variety of regular columns and coordinates the popular Round Table series and Annual Cow Judging Contest. He also served as an advisor to the Young Dairy Leaders Institute; board member and president of the Wisconsin Holstein Association; newsletter editor and fundraiser for Alpha Gamma Rho Fraternity's Iota Chapter; and instructor at Badger Dairy Camp.

During the past year, the organization also added 469 new members to bring the membership roles to 17,600 members from across the U.S. and Canada. And the NDS presented more than $40,000 in scholarships to 28 outstanding young people.

Geiger was initiated by Iota in 1991.

information courtesy of Wisconsin Ag Connection

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