Current Progressive Dairyman digital edition
Advertisement
breadcrumbs

People

Find out more about dairy farmers and industry experts, including the producers behind unique dairy operations and innovative management strategies.

LATEST

On hot days, the cows at Rosy-Lane Holsteins are given cool showers while they’re being milked. And the farm’s newborn calves are housed in pairs to enhance their social and cognitive development.

Jennifer Van Os wants to know how those ideas are working out – for the cows and the farm.

Read more ...

We all know the familiar lyrics and beloved tune of Old MacDonald; it is perhaps the most iconic song about farming. But Land O’Lakes has taken the nostalgic classic to a new level by rewriting the lyrics to highlight the importance of female farmers.

Read more ...

The Republic of Senegal, a former French colony that gained its independence in 1960, is the most western country on the African continent. This semi-tropical country has a population of about 16.25 million people and has seen its population increase over 60 percent since the beginning of the 21st century.

Read more ...

A.I. and good bulls are where it’s at to build a good herd of cows, says Norman Martin, owner of Martin Dairy LLC in Tillamook, Oregon. To date, the dairy is the highest genetically ranked Jersey herd in the U.S.

Read more ...

“When you have happy and healthy cows, your employees also will be happy,” Conny van Bedaf, co-owner of VanBedaf Dairy LLP, says. “It also works the other way around. If you have happy employees, they will be able to keep your cows happy and healthy.”

Read more ...

At just 16 years old, Caroline Arrowsmith has a mile-long list of accolades in the dairy world, and behind her success is a passion driven by her family and the people she has come to know along the way.

Read more ...