Nathan Adams ‘20
Following graduation, Nathan Adams ’20 will be joining his father at his family’s 515-cow dairy farm in Westmoreland, NH. And when he goes, he’ll be taking with him the specialized knowledge he’s acquired thanks to the Thompson School’s Applied Animal Science program.
Nathan Adams: I am most proud of what I learned in Professor Drew Conroy’s intro to dairy herd management class. It took my hands on knowledge from farm experience and brought it to a whole new level.
Adams: My family's dairy farm, in hard economic times I’m hoping to learn things I can progressively take back to make the farm more efficient
Adams: I want to take over our family farm someday.
Adams: Try to get an internship or work at an agriculture facility before college. Just having basic background really helps apply the knowledge to what your interests are.
Adams: Go to work for my dad alongside my brother at the farm.
Adams: My experience is helping me find new ways to motivate myself as well as learn updated techniques to bring back to the farm.
Adams: The history of UNH is rooted in agriculture. I think the courses and opportunities here do a great job giving students an understanding of what it really takes to be a dairy farmer.