Emma Lammers, 21, of Hartington, Nebraska, was crowned 2012 Nebraska Dairy Princess during the annual Nebraska Dairy Convention banquet. Lammers is the daughter of Joe and Kathy Lammers of Lammers Enterprise Dairy. She is a junior studying agricultural education at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln. Her title includes a $750 scholarship award. Lisa Temme, 20, daughter of Doug and Mary Temme of Wayne, Nebraska, was named first runner-up. She is a sophomore in textile science at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln and received a $250 scholarship. Contestants are judged on their communication skills, interest in dairy promotion and dairy knowledge. The Nebraska Dairy Princess program is sponsored by the state’s dairy farmers through Midwest Dairy Association’s Nebraska Division.

The new princess will represent both the dairy producers and the dairy industry through meetings, demonstrations, promotions, presentations, radio and television interviews, passing out trophies and ribbons, school visits and parades.

The outgoing Nebraska Dairy Princess is Chandra Mosel, daughter of Randy and Jolene Mosel of Mo-Day Farms, Inc., Neligh, Nebraska. PD

—From Midwest Dairy Association news release


Emma Lammers, 2012 Nebraska Dairy Princess. Photo courtesy of Midwest Dairy Association.