World Dairy Expo brings you The Dairy Show to talk all things dairy from new technology to genetics and the colored shavings to equipment. Listen to new episodes on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month!
Kilts and All-American Cows - Jack & Logan Cliffe's "We Met at Expo" Story
"Where the Global Dairy Industry Meets" is more than a World Dairy Expo tagline to Jack and Logan Cliffe. Jack is originally from Scotland and Logan from Delaware. The couple met at the show in 2013, and when Jack dropped to one knee in the middle of the showring in 2015, it resulted in happily ever after for the past ten years. Tune in to this special Valentine's Day episode of The Dairy Show to learn where their first decade of marriage has taken them.
Dr. Alan Young - Platform Vaccines Give Industry the Edge in Fight Against Disease
Containing emerging diseases and keeping pace with mutating viruses is an ongoing war. Vaccines have historically taken five years or more to research, develop, produce and license and once released, they may no longer be relevant. MedGene Laboratories recently received a USDA license to product the first Platform Vaccines for the dairy industry. Dr. Alan Young, Professor, South Dakota State Animal Disease Research and Diagnostic Laboratory and Chief Technology Officer for Medgene Labs shares how nimble and effective platform vaccine technology is in the battle against bovine diseases.
This episode of the Dairy Show is sponsored by Medgene Labs. To learn more, click on any of the following links.
Medgene - Animal Health (medgenelabs.com)
Medgene: Company Page Admin | LinkedIn
Fearlessly Invest in Yourself - A Visit with NY dairyman, Ray Dykeman
Fearlessly Invest in Yourself!
Ray Dykeman, a successful dairyman in Upstate New York, attended a financial seminar at the age of 20 that changed his life. On this episode of The Dairy Show, Ray shares how the advice he took to heart years ago has resulted in wise investments that continue to pay dividends today. Learn more about his take on risks and rewards and how investing in stocks and people have paved his way to success.
Though he's not a licensed financial advisor, Ray is passionate about sharing the lessons in financial fitness that he's learned over the years. If you'd like to learn more, follow him on Facebook at Personal Finance Lessons by Raymond J Dykeman.
Major Milestones - Steve Larson Shares Industry Leaders’ Top Five List
The Dairy Shrine's 50th Anniversary included an invitation to share what you think was the most significant "advancement" in the industry during that 50-year period (1949 - 1999). This resulted in a collection of 77 letters, each highlighting and explaining what the author thought was most responsible for the dairy industry moving forward. The binder that houses these thoughts and so much more is housed at the Hoard's Museum and Dairy Shrine Museum in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin.
Today's guest on The Dairy Show is Steve Larson, former managing editor of Hoard's Dairyman. Steve shares Dairy Shrine insights, museum "must-sees", sheds some light on why a trip to Fort Atkinson is worth your while, and he reveals the top five things that propelled our industry forward between 1949 and 1999. Tune in to see if you agree with what he thinks might be the most important recent industry milestones!
Lights, Action, Camera - John Salzwedel Makes Magic with ExpoTV
For eighteen years, ExpoTV has acquainted people from around the globe with World Dairy Expo. A farm boy who grew up just north of Madison married his love of dairy farming and the magic of television to capture the special moments on the colored shavings and to give the knowledge shared on Expo's educational stages an even larger global audience. During this episode of The Dairy Show, learn how John Salzwedel started his mobile broadcast company, how he caught the attention of ESPN and Fox Sports networks and how a chance meeting at the Alliant Energy Center in 2004 ignited nearly two decades of ExpoTV.
Things to Know About Robotic Milking Systems
Remember when AI used to stand for artificial insemination instead of artificial intelligence and robots were relegated to science fiction and comic books? For more than a quarter century, robots have been quietly milking cows around the world. What do you know about the pros and cons of robotic milking systems? Today's guest on The Dairy Show serves as a Robotic Milking Consultant. John Gerbitz, from Cow Corner LLC shares a wealth of knowledge about how cows are getting milked in 2023.