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2014 Dairy Intern: Nicole Achtyl PDF Print E-mail
Features - Students
Monday, 14 July 2014 14:58

Nicole Achtyl


Junior at Morrisville State College
Sales Intern with ABS Global RMS program 
New York and Vermont

HERd management: What I do when someone attacks agriculture PDF Print E-mail
Features - Women in Dairy
Written by Brenda Hastings   
Thursday, 10 July 2014 13:08

females on farmIt seems animal agriculture regularly comes under fire these days.

Tulare family finds big business in deconstructing dairies PDF Print E-mail
Features - Producers
Written by Progressive Dairyman Editor Andrew Weeks   
Wednesday, 25 June 2014 15:43

dairies turned into farm groundWhen Joey Vasconcellos visits a dairy in California’s San Joaquin Valley, he isn’t there to milk the cows. By the time he arrives, the animals have already been moved.

The barns stand empty, the cement floors barren and the metal fabrications quiet without the echo of noise from within. His job – along with his dad, Jerry, and brother Jared – is to deconstruct the facility.

2014 Dairy Intern: Michaela Ash PDF Print E-mail
Features - Students
Tuesday, 24 June 2014 13:17

Michaela Ash


Junior, Western Kentucky University
Summer Internship with the Red and White Dairy Cattle Association
Based in Clinton, Wisconsin

RVs vs. cows: Competition for local labor steers couple to milk with robots PDF Print E-mail
Features - Producers
Written by Progressive Dairyman Intern Jennifer Janak   
Tuesday, 24 June 2014 12:32

Knollbrook dairy farm

Dairy farmers in northern Indiana who milk their cows in the “RV Capital of the World” must contend with manufacturers for hard-working employees. So when it came time for one of the 260-plus dairy families in Elkhart County to upgrade their parlor, they opted for equipment that didn’t require them to compete for labor anymore.

5 Things I can't do without: Dave Eisentraut PDF Print E-mail
Features - Producers
Written by Progressive Dairyman Editor Karen Lee   
Monday, 23 June 2014 13:44

5 things badgeAlmost 16 years ago, Dave Eisentraut of Eisentraut Ag Services began custom-hauling manure.

In the first year, he handled four million gallons of manure and now moves 200 million gallons on an annual basis.

HERd management: Laughter is the best medicine for you and your cows PDF Print E-mail
Features - Women in Dairy
Written by Deanna Lanier   
Monday, 23 June 2014 10:04

females on farm bannerAround our farm there is always something going on, whether it is getting ready to go spray a field, plant a plot or milk the cows.

2014 Dairy Intern: Jaime Sawle PDF Print E-mail
Features - Students
Friday, 20 June 2014 11:19

Jamie Sawle


Sophomore at University of Wisconsin – Madison
Marketing Intern with Agri-Nutrition Consulting LLC
Deforest, Wisconsin



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