Optimistic Outlook For Dairy Business

Chuck Zimmerman

One of the international visitors to World Dairy Expo was Dr. Gonzalo Maldonado, Tri-State S.A.S, Colombia. I met him at the Accelerated Genetics and World Wide Sires International Reception and Dinner. Dr. Maldonado has been working with them for 43 years! Dr. Maldonado says that when he got started the idea of artificial insemination was a tough sell. He basically …

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Accelerated Genetics Celebrating 70 Years

Chuck Zimmerman

One of our sponsors for coverage of the 2011 World Dairy Expo is Accelerated Genetics. Here’s Joel Groskreutz, President/CEO. We offer congratulations on multiple levels to the company this year. It is the 70th anniversary for Accelerated Genetics and they have received some major awards. I visited with Joel in their booth and learned that business has been really good …

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Ingvalson to Intern at Accelerated

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Congratulations to Jessie Ingvalson, the new Laboratory Intern at Accelerated Genetics. In her new position Ingvalson will assist with semen extending, freezing, quality evaluation, record keeping and data management for special projects. She recently graduated from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities with a degree in Animal Science-Pre-Veterinary Medicine. Ingvalson grew-up on her family’s 140-cow Holstein operation in Caledonia, Minn. While …

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Elliot Hired at Accelerated Genetics

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Congratulations to Amber Elliott of Marshall, Wis., who has joined Accelerated Genetics as the Sales & Communications Assistant. Elliott will assist the Sales & Communications team this fall with advertising and design projects, Member Relations, Young Producer events, trade shows, meetings, and writing articles and news releases. She is no stranger to Accelerated Genetics as she was the 2008 Marketing …

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Dairy Judging Results

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The 18th Annual Accelerated Genetics Intercollegiate Dairy Cattle Judging Contest was held September 18, 2011 in Viroqua, Wis., with the University of Wisconsin-Madison taking top honors in reasons and overall. The University of Wisconsin-Madison team was coached by Chad Wethal and Brian Kelroy included team members: Abbey Wethal, Mitch Kappelman, Ryan O’Leary and Genevieve Dryak, they took home the coveted …

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Accelerated Genetics Chooses Agency

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Accelerated Genetics has selected Charleston|Orwig to assist in brand development and marketing communications. “We are experiencing record growth for our cooperative and want to make sure that we are positioned to take advantage of and extend this growth well into the future,” says Joel Groskreutz, Accelerated Genetics President and CEO. “The insight Charleston|Orwig has within the dairy and beef industries …

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Accelerated Genetics Announces New Employees

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Accelerated Genetics has several new employees. Read on to learn a little more about each new hire. Scott Marks is a new A.I. Technician for eastern Wisconsin. Maries will provide releif A.I. breeding and assist with retail sales routes. Marks grew up in New York on his family’s dairy farm. He attended Mohawk Valley Community College where he studied Engineering. …

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Accelerated Genetics Presented with Award

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Congratulations to Accelerated Genetics for receiving the 2011 Wisconsin Governor’s Export Achievement Award. The Governor’s Export Achievement Awards are presented annually to Wisconsin-based companies actively involved in export trade. Criteria include degree of export-related growth; innovative techniques and approaches that resulted in the company’s success; and demonstration of extra effort in capturing worldwide markets. Governor Scott Walker presented the annual …

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Annual Summer Meltdown Celebration

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The Annual Summer Meltdown Celebration set for Saturday, June 18, 2011 at the University of Wisconsin’s Arlington Agricultural Research Station in Arlington, Wis. This year’s event will begin at 10:00 am with tours of the Agronomy and Vet Sciences areas. At noon lunch will be served in the Public Events Facility followed by a short program. Then at 1:30 pm …

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Young Farmers Invited to Get Away

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Accelerated Genetics invites dairy farmers from Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa and Illinois to the 2011 Young Producer Winter Get-Away themed ‘YPCC Rodeo Finals’, January 29-30 at the Kalahari Resort in Wisconsin Dells, Wis. This weekend get-away is designed for producers and herdspeople–individuals, couples and families. It is a great way to get rid of the winter blahs, get off the farm …

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