Alltech Dairy School Puts Focus on Teamwork

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2016 will mark the 12th annual Alltech Wisconsin Dairy School, held Thursday, Dec. 3 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Lambeau Field, Green Bay, Wisconsin. This year’s theme, “One Team, One Dream,” urges dairy industry professionals to come together and strategize in collaboration towards creating a better dairy industry. Wisconsin Dairy School is a day dedicated to farmers, nutritionists …

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Vita Plus Dairy Team Grows

Lizzy Schultz

Vita Plus is continuing to best serve their customers throughout the Upper Midwest by adding five new members to its dairy team this month. In their new roles, Anna Blake, PJ Neff, Margaret Quaassdorff, Matt Thistle, and Greg Wiener will work closely with fellow Vita Plus consultants, dealer partners, and dairy producers. They will continue to promote the mission of …

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South African Farmer Recognized at WDE

Lizzy Schultz

Kevin Lang of Howick, South Africa was one of several dairy industry professionals honored for their outstanding contributions to the dairy industry through the 2015 World Dairy Expo Recognition Awards, specifically the 2015 World Dairy Expo International Person of the Year. Lang is the owner of Fairfield Dairy, a private label milk processing business that processes 310,600 pounds of milk …

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WDE Book Celebrates Show’s Founder

Lizzy Schultz

The World Dairy Expo is kickstarting a year long celebration of it’s 50th anniversary in 2016 with the publishing of We Need A Show, a commemorative book on the prestigious show’s history. Among the many contributors to the book’s content is Roy Hetts, son of World Dairy Expo Founder Alan Hetts. Alan Hetts’ was a lifelong Wisconsin Dairyman, and his …

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New Holland Increases Support for WDE

Lizzy Schultz

The New Holland team is making a huge presence at this year’s World Dairy Expo, which is being held for the second year in the state of the art New Holland Pavillon at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, WI. The new facilities make it much easier for exhibitors to house the 2100 cows that attend the show by consolidating …

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World Dairy Expo Welcome

Lizzy Schultz

This week Jamie Johansen and I are in the beautiful New Holland Pavilions in Madison, Wisconsin for the 2015 World Dairy Expo. Recognized as the annual meeting place for the global dairy industry and a member of Trade Show News Network’s Top 250 Trade Show List, we will be surrounded by 70,000 attendees from over 90 countries. This year’s theme …

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Dairy Groups Praise Move to Increase Market Access to Canada

John Davis

Dairy groups are pleased with U.S. House members’ efforts to get better access to markets in Canada. The National Milk Producers Federation, the U.S. Dairy Export Council and the International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) commended a bipartisan and regionally diverse group of House members for urging Canada to allow more imports of U.S. dairy products as an outcome of the …

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Canadian Company Expands Cheesemaking in Wisconsin

John Davis

A Canada-based company will expand its cheesemaking operation in Wisconsin. This Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) news release says Agropur Inc. will invest more than $55 million in its Weyauwega, Wisconsin, facility to increase its Feta cheese production capacity, expected to be completed in 2016. “There is a lot of tradition, skill, and work ethic among our employees, and we …

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BVDV Eradication Discussed at Symposium

John Davis

Some of the top beef and dairy thought leaders recently discussed what has been described as one of the most “insidious, production-limiting diseases” facing producers: Bovine Viral Diarrhea Virus (BVDV). According to Life Technologies, a company producing innovative life science solutions to support scientists worldwide, more than 50 veterinarians, laboratory personnel, researchers and animal health company officials participated in the …

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New Members Elected to Nat’l Dairy Board

John Davis

More leadership positions have been announced at the dairy industry’s recent annual meeting of Dairy Management Inc. (DMI), the National Dairy Promotion and Research Board (NDB) and the United Dairy Industry Association (UDIA) in Grapevine, Texas. The following dairy farmers were named as officers to DMI: Chair – Paul Rovey, Glendale, Ariz. Vice Chair – Marilyn Hershey, Cochranville, Penn. Secretary …

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