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Local youth enter the 'House of Moo' at State Fair
Photo supplied Serving as Cow Experts for the Wisconsin House of Moo at the 2009 Wisconsin State fair are, from left, Maeci Roesslein, Haylee Thoman, Brianna Roesslein, John Klossner, Rachel Gilson, Joel Dieckhoff and Travis Gilson.
MONROE - Joel Dieckhoff, Rachel Gilson, Travis Gilson, John Klossner, Brianna Roesslein, Maeci Roesslein and Haylee Thoman will be part of 30 youth selected to serve as "Cow Experts" for the Wisconsin House of Moo at the 2009 Wisconsin State Fair, Aug. 6-16. The House of Moo is an interactive booth, which educates fairgoers about Wisconsin's $20.6 billion dairy industry.Volunteers from all over the state apply to be "Cow Experts," and come to the State Fair. These "Cow Experts" are selected based on their dairy knowledge and experience with dairy cattle, in addition to their ability to communicate with the public.Stations at the House of Moo, such as Milk a Cow, Test Your Dairy Knowledge, and Meet a Calf, allow fairgoers the opportunity to experience various aspects of the dairy industry.