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Names in the News: Nelson Warren, Tony Vanderhulst and Lane Creek Farm

Published on 30 June 2014

Names in the News

Nelson Warren
Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
Rehoboth Dairy Products/Rustic Acres Farm Market co-owner Nelson Warren was featured in an article in the Cape Gazette. Warren reduced his livestock by more than half – from 55 cows to 11 – after losing his lease on land the family once owned and sold to the state. The article explored the bidding and leasing process for state-owned land in Delaware.



Tony Vanderhulst
Wendell, Idaho
Tony Vanderhulst owns Westpoint Farms, a dairy operation near Wendell, Idaho. He was recently interviewed for a Times-News article spotlighting the duties and importance of the University of Idaho extension dairy specialist position.

Click here to read the Times News article.

Lane Creek Farm
Barre, Wisconsin
The La Crosse Tribune covered Gov. Scott Walker’s announcement of the third round of Grow Wisconsin Dairy 30x20 grants. Walker made his announcement at Jeff and Jo Berg’s 60-cow dairy, Lane Creek Farm.

The Bergs received a 30x20 grant in 2012. They added a robotic milking system – the first of its kind in La Crosse County – and completed numerous other construction projects to improve access to farm equipment and buildings. Milk output increased from 2,500 pounds to 5,000 pounds per day.

Click here read the La Crosse Tribune article . PD