Alice in Dairyland visits Dec. 7The 63rd Alice in Dairyland, Christine Lindner, will be a guest lecturer on the UW-River Falls campus at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 7.
The 63rd Alice in Dairyland, Christine Lindner, will be a guest lecturer on the UW-River Falls campus at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 7.
She will speak in the Agriculture Science Lecture Hall, Room 200. The event is free and open to the public. Lindner will speak on professionalism and opportunities in the agricultural industry.
As Wisconsin’s agricultural ambassador, Lindner is striving to communicate with urban and rural audiences across Wisconsin about the importance of our state’s diverse agriculture industry in our daily lives.
Christine grew up on her family's fourth generation dairy farm in Beaver Dam and presently resides in Fall River with her husband. She graduated with honors from the UW-Madison in 2006, earning a degree in agricultural journalism.
Christine gained first-hand experience educating consumers through direct communications about agriculture serving as the publicity co-chair for the 2009 Wisconsin Farm Technology Days and promoting agriculture education as a Wisconsin State FFA Officer.
In addition, she serves as an advocate for agriculture through Cows on the Concourse, Wisconsin FFA Foundation Development Committee and Wisconsin Farm Bureau.
Following her contract year as ‘Alice’, she will be returning as the marketing manager for ANIMART where she’s been responsible for the company's dairy and livestock marketing, communications and public relations initiatives since 2007.
The visit is sponsored by the UW-RF Association of Women in Agriculture (AWA). The purpose of AWA is to help members prepare for a career in agriculture and agricultural related fields; to aid women in agriculture in achieving their goals, to improve communication among women in agriculture and for the general betterment of agriculture.