Humorous Words of Wisdom at O.H. Kruse

Chuck Zimmerman Agribusiness, Audio, Feed, O.H. Kruse

Keynote speaker and comedian, Damian Mason, graced attendees of O.H. Kruse Grand Opportunity event with his quick humor and motivational words. Chuck has had the chance to speak with Damian before, but wanted to capture the take home message for those not able to hear his inspiring and comical words of wisdom. “For these people at O.H. Kruse they obviously …

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Red Wine & Good Laughs at O.H. Kruse Reception

Chuck Zimmerman Agribusiness, Audio, Feed, O.H. Kruse

O.H. Kruse Grand Opportunities event finished up with a festive reception and dinner. Nicholas and Cody Flores of Las Flores Winery were honored to provide their vineyards wine for the event. There wine can be ordered online, but their Cabernet is only offered in their tasting rooms. Not passing up the opportunity to taste wine and grab an interview, Chuck …

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O.H. Kruse Takes Time to Listen

Chuck Zimmerman Agribusiness, Audio, Feed, O.H. Kruse

There is no doubt the Great Opportunities event O.H. Kruse held was customers focused. But it was more than simply honoring customers, it was a chance to listen to their opinions on products and strive to help them overcome their farming challenges. I caught up with Chad Pinter, CFO, O.H. Kruse, and he shared what it mean’t to put on …

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R&D LifeSciences Supplementing O.H. Kruse Feeds

Chuck Zimmerman Agribusiness, Audio, Feed, O.H. Kruse

One of the companies that exhibited at the O.H. Kruse Grand Opportunities event this week was R&D LifeSciences. I visited with David Zehendner, President/CEO, pictured on right with Michael DuBois. The mission of R&D LifeSciences is to produce highly specific, proprietary feed ingredients and formulations, while solving producer problems and offering alternatives to increase their bottom line. As a base …

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Selling Value in a Competitive World

Chuck Zimmerman Agribusiness, Audio, O.H. Kruse

How do you sell value in a competitive world? That’s the question that Jay Kelley, Adayana, answered for attendees at the O.H. Kruse Grand Opportunities event today. I visited with him and Kevin Hamilton, also with Adayana, during our lunch break to get some of their thoughts on this subject. One of the things Jay suggests is listening to your …

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Templeton Feed & Grain Rolls w/Changes

Chuck Zimmerman Agribusiness, Audio, Feed, O.H. Kruse

One of the many dealers attending today’s O.H. Kruse Grand Opportunities event is Tom Jermin, Templeton Feed & Grain. He’s seen here speaking with Clint Cummings, O.H. Kruse, in the buying showcase. Templeton Feed & Grain is a real family success story. We’re up to the fourth generation working in the company if you count Tom’s grandson who is only …

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Optimizing Equine Feeding Programs

Chuck Zimmerman Agribusiness, Audio, Horses, O.H. Kruse

Equine feed is constantly improving and Dr. Amy Gill is leading the way. She is one of the presenters at the O.H. Kruse Grand Opportunities event. She’s an equine nutritionist who works between Lexington, KY and Boynton Beach, FL depending on the season. Amy is working with O.H. Kruse on some cutting edge equine feed formulations and was here to …

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Time for a Root Beer Float

Chuck Zimmerman Agribusiness, Audio, O.H. Kruse

The Root Beer Float Mobile is set up at the O.H. Kruse Grand Opportunities event. I actually had an orange soda float. Maybe I’ll do root beer later. The eye catching orange truck is a completely re-built 1947 DIVCO (Detroit Industrial Vehicle Company) milk truck. On hand to make our floats is Jill Cary. Her parents started several A&W stores …

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ADM at O.H. Kruse Buying Showcase

Chuck Zimmerman Agribusiness, Feed, O.H. Kruse

During the O.H. Kruse Grand Opportunities event the company showcases its products in a Buying Showcase. This trade show also includes a number of companies who work with the Kruse as I’ve heard several call it. O.H. Kruse either uses their products or represents them in the western U.S. marketplace. One of those companies is ADM. I visited with Scott …

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