Ring Side With Charleston|Orwig

Cindy Zimmerman

There are only a few select suites ringside at the World Dairy Expo coliseum and one of them is occupied by Charleston|Orwig during the show for meetings and entertaining clients. Since Charleston|Orwig is one of our sponsors for coverage of World Dairy Expo this year, this “Milking Parlor” podcast is with Mike Opperman, account supervisor with C-O. It was through …

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Visit NutriDense for a Cheese Sandwich and a Shake

Chuck Zimmerman

Jerry Weigel is the global nutrition manager for BASF Plant Science. I spoke to him about their NutriDense product which is what they’re promoting at their booth here at World Dairy Expo. Besides talking with producers about NutriDense which is a nutritionally-enhanced corn that contains a stacked set of output traits that enhance animal feed performance he says they’ve got …

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Some Old Dairy Council TV Spots

Chuck Zimmerman

It’s amazing what you can find on the internet today. If you like old tv commercials you might enjoy a couple of old animated Dairy Council spots that are posted on AdJab.

As Adam Finley says in his post, “Does anyone even talk about the four major food groups anymore? It seems like at least three of the basic foods mentioned, milk, eggs and dairy, are either good for you or bad for you, depending on who you ask and what time of the day you ask it.” Yep Adam, it’s a new world we live in isn’t it?

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Automatic Milking In Norway

Chuck Zimmerman

SkallerudsToday I got to visit a dairy operation which is pretty big business in Norway. We toured the Smestad farm. Pictured here are our hosts, Ole Kristian and Randi Skallerud.

The interesting part of the dairy is that they’re using an automatic milking system from DeLaval. So before we event went into the barn we learned more about robotic milking.

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CWT Export Assistance Bids

Chuck Zimmerman

Cooperatives Working TogetherHere’s the latest announcements from Cooperatives Working Together:

  • Cooperatives Working Together announced Monday that it has accepted an export assistance bids for the sale of cheese going to South Korea. The bid is from Land O’Lakes of Arden Hills, MN: for the export of 40 metric tons (88,000 pounds) of mozzarella cheese to South Korea. CWT will pay an export bonus to the bidders, once completion of the cheese shipments is verified
  • Cooperatives Working Together announced Wednesday that it has accepted an export assistance bid for the sale of cheese going to South Korea. The bid is from Dairy Farmers of America, Kansas City, MO: for the export of 40 metric tons (88,000 pounds) of cheddar cheese to South Korea. CWT will pay an export bonus to the bidders, once completion of the cheese shipments is verified.
  • By the way. If you’d like to learn more about the CWT Export Assistance Program they have a video you can watch (9 min wmv).

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