Record Wisconsin Cheese Production

Chuck ZimmermanAudio, BASF Plant Science, Charleston-Orwig, Cheese, Government, Hoard's Dairyman, The Milking Parlor

Record cheese production was announced today at World Dairy Expo by the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture. Governor Jim Doyle today announced Wisconsin cheese production set a new record in 2006, producing nearly 2.5 billion pounds of cheese, accounting for 26 percent of the national cheese market. Wisconsin’s growth is fueled by the increase in national demand for high-quality, specialty cheeses, … Read More

Professional Dairy Producers of Wisconsin

Chuck ZimmermanAudio, BASF Plant Science, Charleston-Orwig, Dairy Group, Hoard's Dairyman, The Milking Parlor, Video

The Professional Dairy Producers of Wisconsin is lead by Executive Director Shelly Mayer. It sound like things are going well for the organization. Their mission is to “share ideas, solutions, resources and experiences that help dairy producers succeed.” I spoke with Shelly in their exhibit near one of the entrances to the main exhibit hall here at World Dairy Expo. … Read More

Dairy Woman of the Year Deborah Lee Reinhart

Chuck ZimmermanAudio, BASF Plant Science, Charleston-Orwig, Hoard's Dairyman, The Milking Parlor, World Dairy Expo

The Dairy Woman of the Year is Deborah Lee Reinhart, a producer from New Holstein, Wisconsin. She’s pictured third from the left in the front row of this group of members of the Livestock Publications Council which met for breakfast this morning. Deb received her award last night at the World Dairy Expo Dinner With the Stars banquet. This morning … Read More

Westfalia Surge Exhibit

Cindy ZimmermanAudio, BASF Plant Science, Charleston-Orwig, Hoard's Dairyman, The Milking Parlor, Video, World Dairy Expo

WestfaliaSurge has not only a very large but a very cool exhibit here at World Dairy Expo. In fact, when I spoke with Rob Kolb, VP of Marketing, North Americas Region he says they won the best booth of the year award. Rob says that they’re showing their full range of products like their parlor stalls and something new which … Read More

Expo Exhibiting

Cindy ZimmermanAudio, BASF Plant Science, Charleston-Orwig, Farm Show, Hoard's Dairyman, Podcast, The Milking Parlor

There are over 700 exhibitors at World Dairy Expo showing their wares to more than 60,000 visitors from some 80 countries. One exhibitor I interviewed for our “Milking Parlor” podcast from World Dairy Expo is Bruce Hageman, global director of marketing for Diamond V. “Diamond V is headquartered in Cedar Rapids, Iowa and we manufacture an all natural yeast-based product … Read More

Introducing the Milking Parlor Podcast

Chuck ZimmermanThe Milking Parlor

We’d like to introduce “The Milking Parlor” podcast, the official podcast of World Dairy Diary. The Milking Parlor will feature interviews with dairy industry leaders and producers. World Dairy Expo and our event coverage sponsors are providing us with a great platform to launch this new service. The podcast provides you with an easy way to subscribe to our audio … Read More