Cheese, Cheese & More Cheese

Jamie Johansen Leave a Comment

A gourmet breakfast was prepared for us during the media talk event at the 2014 World Dairy Expo by the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board’s executive chef, John Esser. The meal was of course full Wisconsin cheeses. Chef Esser also prepared an omelet full of morel and leek jack cheese and a pancake packed with foenegreek gouda cheese and bacon. Another …

Ag Group, Audio, Dairy, Food, World Dairy Expo

New Holland Pavilions Unveiled at #WDE14

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The official ribbon cutting for the New Holland Pavilions took place this morning on the opening day of the 2014 World Dairy Expo. State and county officials joined New Holland executives and other industry partners for the ceremony that took place outside the $24.9 million facility. “With the addition of the New Holland Pavilions, every livestock and agriculture association needs …

Agribusiness, Audio, Dairy, New Holland, World Dairy Expo

Drink More Milk, Buy More Balers

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Exhibitors at the 2014 World Dairy Expo are the first to break in the New Holland Pavilions. Last night New Holland Agriculture hosted one of their infamous Club Blue parties for all World Dairy Expo exhibitors. The evening was full of food, drinks, music and some great conversation. Abe Hughes, VP New Holland North America, said they are so excited …

Agribusiness, Audio, Dairy, New Holland, World Dairy Expo

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 …

Agribusiness, Audio, New Holland, World Dairy Expo

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

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 …

Agribusiness, Audio, World Dairy Expo

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 …

Agribusiness, Audio, Dairy, World Dairy Expo, ZimmCast

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 …

Agency, Audio, Dairy, World Dairy Expo

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 …

Agribusiness, Dairy, New Holland, Video, World Dairy Expo