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Take a peek inside exemplary operations around North America in our videos and slideshows. Also, discover best practices for your farm from industry experts with our multimedia features.

Today’s episode is sponsored by Novus International, Inc. Novus marketing specialist, Megan Niehmeyer took time to interview Dr. Karen Luchterhand, C.O.W.S. program lead, on the importance of cow comfort. She shares key management strategies for achieving optimal production without sacrificing animal well-being. At the end, Dr. Luchterhand shares a C.O.W.S. assessment story that shows the power that teamwork, management practices, and nutrition can all have in transforming a dairy. Thank you for listening!

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In today’s podcast, we introduce you to Jim Mattox, CEO of Cowsultants, and founder of the Global Dairy Expo. Progressive Dairy is a founding sponsor and exclusive media partner for the event, which will take place Dec. 8-10 in Las Vegas.

Hear about how the exciting lineup of speakers and the value the event offers to dairy producers.

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During a global pandemic, we learned that essential workers are people who provide everyday services and goods that we depend on, like milk. We are back with Tom and Simon, to get their perspective on how dairy producers can find ways to adapt in a tumultuous marketplace.

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Austin Allred

This episode's guest is Austin Allred of Royal Family Farming. Allred talks about how he was forced to address his manure management practices due to legal action that applied retroactively to the dairy location that he now owns. He's using worms to help filter his manure water, and he's cleaned that water enough that he's personally willing to water-ski on his lagoon now. You may have seen the viral YouTube clip of him doing that. In this episode, he also talks about his beef x dairy crossbreeding program. Each beef animal on his Royal Ranch has a carbon footprint score. You'll hear tips for communicating about regenerative agriculture from someone at the forefront of the discussion.

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This podcast episode focuses on Drumgoon Dairy, a South Dakota dairy farm that recently began milking with 20 DeLaval VMS V300s. Rodney, Dorothy and their son, David Elliott, share about their family’s relocation from Ireland to the United States and answer questions about their decision to go robotic. This podcast is hosted by Bill Krivanek of Farm Systems, the dairy’s local dealership.

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