Current Progressive Dairy digital edition

Organic Valley Family of Farms recently recognized 396 of its farmer-owners, nearly 24 percent of its total members, with quality awards.

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High Plains Dairy Conference

The High Plains Dairy Conference kicked off in Amarillo, Texas, at the Ambassador Hotel March 11-12. As is customary for the conference, producers took part in two days of educational presentations and networking that organizers hope will help them improve their dairies.

Success through people
Tom Fuhrmann talked about management systems and how to get more out of your dairy and your employees, especially Hispanic workers. He emphasized the differences between American culture and Hispanic culture and why those differences may get in the way of some of the results producers expect out of their new managers.

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PD Poll MPCs imported

In the past two issues of Progressive Dairyman, we have printed the pros and cons of MPC imports and shared some producer comments on the subject.

To the right are some facts about the amount of MPCs imported (in 1,000 pounds) in 2009.

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New Hire

Jeffrey J Sebold

Marshfield, Wisconsin

Senior Business Manager, J&D Manufacturing

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New hire

Neil Michael DVM
Madison, Wisconsin

Director of Dairy Initiatives, Vita Plus

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