MADISON (WKOW) -- A UW-Madison graduate has been named the next Alice in Dairyland here in Wisconsin.
The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) announced Zoey Brooks, of Waupaca, has been chosen as the state's 67th Alice in Dairyland. Alice travels the state promoting agriculture and teaching the public about the importance of Wisconsin's ag industries.
Brooks graduated from UW-Madison this semester with a degree in animal science. She's a sixth generation member of her family's dairy and grain farm. Brooks also served as Dane County Farm Bureau's Ag in the Classroom coordinator and director at-large for her Collegiate Farm Bureau.
Brooks starts as Alice on June 2, taking over the duties of the 66th Alice, Kristin Olson.
Alice in Dairyland travels about 40,000 miles during her year as spokesperson, at events and classrooms all over the state. The position comes with a $40,000 salary and travel expenses.
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