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Rep Buys entertains 2

Rep Vincent Buys entertains Capitol crowd with his violin.

WSDF Staff set up to get out ice cream & cheese

WSDF Staff sets up for Dairy Day at the Capitol.

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Chris Sybrandy, WSDF Board President

Dairy Amb give ice cream & cheese

Ambassadors distribute ice cream & cheese to all in the Capitol.

Henry B & Larry S talk

Henry Benthem & Larry Stap, both producers, discuss legislative issues.

Crowds p-u ice cream Crows good of some of our BOD Good clear crowd shot


Bell ringing

Laurel Gordon on the honorable task of bell ringing!


Exhibitor’s Tractor

Oregon friends

Oregon friends from ODFA

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Dan Ginny Roylene panel

Nutrient Management Panel discussion with Dan Wood, Ginny Preset & Roylene Rides-At-The-Door

no choc milk

OK, who took all the chocolate milk?

Tony Ventrella & crowd

Tony Ventrella, Seattle sports personality, inspired the crowd.

Exhibitor GEA

GEA Exhibitor

Dairy Ambassadors 2015Nicole Buell from Marysville, representing Snohomish County, is the 2015-2016 Washington State Dairy Ambassador! Nicole was one of eight finalists at the 60th Annual Washington State Dairy Ambassador contest “Diamonds and Tiaras” held in the Grand Ballroom of the Holiday Inn, Everett, WA.

Amanda Howe of Lynden, representing Whatcom County, and Lydia Johnson of Ethel, representing Lewis County, were selected as Alternate Ambassadors.

As a representative of the Dairy Farmers of Washington, the State Dairy Ambassador and Alternates will visit schools, attend county fairs, appear at Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA) events and speak before the Washington state legislature promoting the health and nutrition benefits of dairy products. A Dairy Ambassador typically makes over 400 public appearances during her year-long tenure. On completion of their reign, Nicole Buell and her alternate ambassadors will receive scholarships to continue their educations.

2015 Ambassador Finalist


The other 2015 finalists were:
• Skagit County Contestant ~ Katie Jo Conley (Mount Vernon)
• Inland Northwest contestant ~ Ashley Rochlitzer (Spokane)
• Snohomish County Contestant ~ Olivia Russell (Stanwood)
• Whatcom County Contestant ~ Ellie Steensma (Lynden)
• Skagit County Contestant ~ Megan Sybrandy (Mount Vernon


WSDA NRCS nutrient management plan financial assistance flyer

WSDA NRCS nutrient management plan financial assistance flyer

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