More Then Just Barns

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The Alliant Energy Center in Madison, WI is growing thanks to New Holland Agriculture. The expansion is underway and during the groundbreaking ceremony last week I spoke with Mark Clarke, director of the Alliant Energy Center. “We’re partaking on a project that we started a little over 18 months ago and to see it finally come to together is really …

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Groundbreaking for New Holland Pavilions

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Ground was broke to mark the start of construction on the New Holland Pavilions at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, WI. The 290,000 square foot expansion will create a state-of-the-art multi-use space, replacing again barn facilities. “We are proud to partner with Dane County to build and provide what will be the premium livestock facility in the country, a …

Agribusiness, Audio, Equipment, Livestock, New Holland, Tractor, World Dairy Expo Jamie JohansenGroundbreaking for New Holland Pavilions

Prima Tech Has Your Yellow Boots

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Yellow boots? Yes. And they’re not rubber! They’re polyurethane. Why? Because they last 3-4 times longer. Now that’s important not only for today’s dairy farmer but anyone who could use some comfortable boots in messy situations. These are Prima Tech boots and they were on display at World Dairy Expo. Besides being longer lasting they are insulated, lighter and very …

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DeLaval New Company Vision

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DeLaval has a new vision. I learned about it at World Dairy Expo from Christian Poggensee, Regional President, North America. Simply put it is, “We make sustainable food production possible.” Christian says it’s not a target but rather something the company wants to be perceived as. DeLaval became a sponsor of the U.S. Dairy Sustainability Awards earlier this year. The …

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Charleston|Orwig Hoofs It for Charity

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The company that has been mainly responsible for our ability to cover World Dairy Expo on World Dairy Diary.com year after year is Charleston|Orwig. This integrated marketing and reputation management agency has quite a few clients in the dairy business, including our marquee sponsor, New Holland. I spoke with Charleston|Orwig’s Mike Opperman, Sr. Director, Strategy and Planning, (left on the …

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World Dairy Expo Farm Babe

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It’s Fabulous Farm Babe time at World Dairy Expo. The Farm Report with Pam Jahnke is in full swing. I got to sit down with Pam for a few minutes to talk about what she hears from her audience of dairy folks here in Wisconsin. When it comes to the dairy industry she says it is thriving with milk production …

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New Holland Sponsors World Dairy Expo

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One of the big “new” things at the 2012 World Dairy Expo is New Holland! New Holland has made a major commitment to support the Expo for several years. Here’s Abe Hughes, VP, North America, for New Holland, with U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, Tom Vilsack, during his visit to Expo this morning. We want to thank New Holland for sponsoring …

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Ag Secretary Vilsack at World Dairy Expo

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It’s opening day at World Dairy Expo. We’ve got beautiful weather and we’ve got a special visitor. U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack is holding an open town hall meeting. Here he is being welcomed by Wisconsin Secretary of Agriculture, Ben Brancel. I’ll update this post with audio from the session here as soon as I can after the meeting …

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World Dairy Expo Preview

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Let’s get a preview of this year’s Expo which I will be covering this week. Before heading out on an SCR Dairy Farm Tour this morning I spent a little time in the media room and visited with Janet Keller, Communications & Public Relations Manager, World Dairy Expo. Janet says the show has a very large commercial exhibits increase with …

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World Dairy Expo Facebook Fan Giveaway

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One lucky fan will win the ultimate Madison experience with the World Dairy Expo 10K Ultimate Fan Giveaway. Dairy enthusiasts are invited to become fans of Expo on Facebook. Fans of Expo’s Facebook page are privy to the latest information, giveaways, including free tickets and official Expo gear, plus it’s an excellent opportunity to connect with other dairy producers and …

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