Emma Olstad of Stoughton, Wis., is the 2018 communications intern at the Wisconsin Holstein Association. Olstad is working out of the office in Baraboo.
During the summer, Olstad will serve in a communications and public relations role. She will work with the Wisconsin Holstein News writing breeder profiles, and will plan and coordinate the 2018 WHA Futurity in West Allis. In addition to these duties, she will assist in organizing district shows, the Wisconsin State Fair and the Wisconsin Championship Show.
SUMMER INTERN: Emma Olstad is a student at UW-Madison, where she is majoring in dairy science.
Olstad has been involved in 4-H her entire life, exhibiting dairy cattle at local, county, state and national shows throughout the Midwest. She has a passion for agriculture and communications.
Olstad will be a junior at University of Wisconsin-Madison, studying dairy science. On campus, she is involved in the National Agri-Marketing Association, where she is president and was on the 2018 Student NAMA Marketing Competition Championship team. This year, she will serve as the vice president of the Collegiate Farm Bureau. Olstad is also a member of the Association of Women in Agriculture and Badger Dairy Club, and is on the UW-Madison Intercollegiate Dairy Judging Team.
“We are very excited to welcome Emma to the team for the summer. With her dairy and marketing experiences, she will bring a lot of talent to the association,” says Mara Budde, communications associate with the Wisconsin Holstein Association.
Source: Wisconsin Holstein Association