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The Progressive Dairy podcast is for U.S. dairy producers and their industry partners. Each helpful, informative episode serves as an on-the-go companion to the reliable, trustworthy information you find when reading Progressive Dairy magazine. New episodes are released every other week on Tuesdays.

The Progressive Dairy podcast is for U.S. dairy producers and their industry partners. Each helpful, informative episode serves as an on-the-go companion to the reliable, trustworthy information you find when reading Progressive Dairy magazine. New episodes are released every other week on Tuesdays.

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United States

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The Progressive Dairy podcast is for U.S. dairy producers and their industry partners. Each helpful, informative episode serves as an on-the-go companion to the reliable, trustworthy information you find when reading Progressive Dairy magazine. New episodes are released every other week on Tuesdays.

Language:

English


Episodes

Davon Cook: Advisory boards and peer groups take farm management to the next level

9/27/2022
In this episode of the Progressive Dairy Podcast, host Kimmi Devaney talks with Davon Cook about how peer groups and advisory boards can improve your farm by bringing additional perspective to your management decisions. Here’s a breakdown of the episode: Davon’s contact information: Email her at Davon.Cook@pinionglobal.com

Duration:00:58:50

Health Care and Dairy Data – Taliah Danzinger, VAS (Sponsored Podcast)

9/20/2022
What do health care and dairy have in common? Both are using data and technological advancements to provide better care. In this episode, Taliah Danzinger, VAS manager of education and training, dives into parallels between industries, how we can make better use of data and what the future of dairy data looks like. In her role, Taliah performs dairy herd data evaluation and educates producers, industry partners and academia on the applications and analysis of the data through VAS' software...

Duration:00:13:15

Jack Mallonee: Managing an automated milking system on a pasture-based dairy and opportunities available for young people in dairy

9/13/2022
In this episode of the Progressive Dairy podcast, host Kimmi Devaney talks with fourth-generation Washington dairy farmer Jack Mallonee about managing an automated milking system in a pasture-based system, opportunities available for young people interested in getting involved in the dairy industry, the ways automation has changed the way they manage the farm, facility upgrades and what they are doing differently to increase cow comfort, and more. Jack and his dad, Maynard, have a 60-cow...

Duration:00:28:19

Choosing the right robotic milking system in today’s dairy market – Matt Roberts, GEA (Sponsored Podcast)

9/6/2022
More and more dairy farmers are thinking about switching to robotic milking as new technology provides better options to manage labor, production and milk quality. In this episode, Matt Roberts, director of milking equipment sales for GEA, shares considerations for choosing the right robot type, real-world performance results and how to evaluate robotic milking ROI. Matt has extensive experience with milking system installations, and uses that background to help dairy farmers choose, manage...

Duration:00:13:10

Employee management, work-life balance and advocacy with Krista Stauffer

8/30/2022
In this episode of the Progressive Dairy podcast, host Kimmi Devaney visits with Washington dairy farmer Krista Stauffer about her journey in sharing her story online, the challenges of starting a dairy farm in 2009, how advocacy impacts mental health, what she’s learned about managing employees, how Washington’s agriculture overtime law has affected their farm and more. Here is the breakdown of this episode:

Duration:00:39:16

Dr. Jim Drackley: Increasing milk production and feed efficiency with native, rumen microbes (Sponsored Podcast)

8/23/2022
Dr. Jim Drackley, Professor of Animal Sciences at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, summarizes the results of a trial he conducted on behalf of Native Microbials. The 20-week week study tested the effect of two microbial products consisting of microorganisms sourced from the rumen on the production of Holstein dairy cows. The study found that supplementation with native rumen organisms increased energy-corrected milk production and feed efficiency. The study has been published...

Duration:00:11:24

Technology producer panel at first-ever Data and Innovation Summit

8/16/2022
In this Progressive Dairy podcast episode, four dairy producers discuss how they best utilize dairy data technologies and systems to maximize efficiency, profitability and results. They recently participated in a panel discussion moderated by Editor Walt Cooley during the Data and Innovation Summit, held in conjunction with the National Holstein Convention. The four dairy producers include: Mack Drees, Drees Holsteins; Dr. Portia Seckerson, Blue Horizons Dairy/Northern Valley Livestock...

Duration:00:59:53

Using Technology to Extract More Revenue from Components (Sponsored Podcast)

8/9/2022
In this episode, Fredric Ridenour talks with Scott Oler, Jennifer Weber and Daniel Horton of Afimilk about how milk analyzer technology is helping some dairies manage component measurement to increase milk check revenue and how the data is being used to make informed decisions on rations, herd health and more. Here is the episode breakdown: This episode is sponsored by Afimilk.

Duration:00:15:34

Progressive Dairy Podcast Highlights with Peggy & Kimmi

8/2/2022
On this episode of the Progressive Dairy Podcast, host Kimmi Devaney visits with Peggy Coffeen in her last episode as a member of the Progressive Dairy team about the most memorable moments, guests and other highlights from co-hosting the podcast over the past three years.

Duration:00:37:39

The importance of controlling flies on your dairy operation (Sponsored Podcast)

7/26/2022
In this episode, the experts from Central Life Sciences discuss ClariFly® Larvicide and the importance of fly control on dairy operations including the importance of a complete IPM program (3:10); identifying flies and their threats (4:59) and an explanation of how a larvicide controls flies (8:14). We then hear from Cameron Dakin (12:00), a third-generation dairy farmer who speaks to benefits he’s experienced while using ClariFly® Larvicide over the past several years. This episode is...

Duration:00:20:52

Meet the Calf Vet, Dr. Marissa Hake

7/19/2022
On this Progressive Dairy podcast, Peggy Coffeen catches up with Dr. Marissa Hake, a veterinarian who has embraced transparency and authenticity to build an Instagram following of more than 55,000 people. Learn how her lifelong ambition to be a vet, combined with her creative side, have forged the path for her mission to bridge the farm-to-consumer relationship. Season 4, Episode 15 Here is a breakdown of the episode: · Becoming the “Calf Vet” [~1:30] · The pivot point when her social...

Duration:00:34:31

Don't overlook the threat of cockroaches (Sponsored Podcast)

7/11/2022
In this episode, the experts from Central Life Sciences discuss Starbar® products and the dangers of cockroaches on your agricultural operation. This includes the signs and impacts of cockroach infestations, infestation sites, and the importance of a complete IPM program. In addition, learn about Alluvium™ Cockroach Gel Bait and additional Starbar® products for your operation. This episode is sponsored by Starbar® Products.

Duration:00:24:24

Managing data on Wisconsin’s largest robotic dairy with Jessica Pralle-Trimner, Miltrim Farms

7/5/2022
On this episode of the Progressive Dairy podcast, host Peggy Coffeen sits down with Jessica Pralle-Trimner of Miltrim Farms, Inc., in Athens, Wisconsin, to dig into the data she uses daily to manage 1,800 cows milked in a 30-box robot barn. Here is a breakdown of the episode: A snapsnot of Miltrim Farms [1:58] Rotary parlor versus robotics: Why they chose robotics [3:33] The biggest challenges of a new way of dairying [6:53] How Miltrim Farms added 1,200 cows with no additional...

Duration:00:33:04

Meet the dairy farmers who handed the milk to the 2022 Indy 500 winning driver

6/21/2022
In this Progressive Dairy Podcast episode, Kimmi Devaney talks with Tim Haynes and Kerry Estes, who are the two Indiana dairy farmers that recently handed the famous bottle of milk to the winning driver of the 2022 Indianapolis 500. Milk has long been the drink of choice for winners of this race and has been called the “coolest trophy in sports”. In this episode, we learn how this tradition started and hear about Tim and Kerry’s experiences representing dairy on this international stage at...

Duration:00:26:13

Meet Progressive Dairy’s new editor and podcast host, Kimmi Devaney

6/7/2022
In this episode, you’ll get to know Progressive Dairy’s newest editor and podcast co-host, Kimmi Devaney. Kimmi comes to Progressive Dairy with a rich history in the dairy industry, which began on her grandparents’ farm in Washington. During this interview, she tells listeners more about her career in public relations, the dairy programs that most impacted her personally and professionally, and why this new role is literally her dream come true. Progressive Publishing is also hiring a new...

Duration:00:21:25

Kurt Wierda and Tom Oelberg: Auditing your TMR and managing 2022 feed costs

5/24/2022
In this episode, Editor Walt Cooley interviews two guests, Kurt Wierda of Plymouth Dairy in Le Mars, Iowa, and Tom Oelberg, formerly with Diamond V and an adviser on Kurt’s management team. Tom recently retired from Diamond V and is best known in the industry as the “grandfather of the TMR audit.” And Kurt’s dairy was one of the first dairies to do a TMR audit and has completed several since the program started in 2008. Overall, more than 12,000 such audits have been done on dairies around...

Duration:00:35:18

The importance of controlling flies on your dairy operation (Sponsored Podcast)

5/17/2022
In this episode, the experts from Central Life Sciences discuss ClariFly® Larvicide and the importance of fly control on dairy operations including the importance of a complete IPM program (3:10); identifying flies and their threats (4:59) and an explanation of how a larvicide controls flies (8:14). We then hear from Cameron Dakin (12:00), a third-generation dairy farmer who speaks to benefits he’s experienced while using ClariFly® Larvicide over the past several years. This episode is...

Duration:00:21:08

Episode 13: What it takes to stay under 100,000 SCC on composted manure bedding, featuring Scott Blevins, Wiese Bros. Farms, Greenleaf, Wisconsin

5/10/2022
An area that many dairies struggle with, especially those using composted manure for bedding is this: Milk quality. It’s a common challenge for somatic cell counts to bounce all over the board when bedding with dried solids, and it requires an elevated level of both stall and parlor management to maintain udder health. So what does it take to keep somatic cell counts consistently below 100,000 in a dairy facility that beds with composted manure solids? In this episode, Progressive Dairy...

Duration:00:42:27

2022 Nexus Innovation Award winners

4/26/2022
This episode includes presentations and interviews with the five technologies recently awarded with Nexus Innovation Awards at PDPW’s 2022 Business Conference. This is the second year such awards have been given out. Progressive Dairy partners with PDPW to sponsor these awards. The award winners were selected by a panel of dairy producers from among more than a dozen technologies that applied for the award. The winners presented their technologies live during the conference. In this episode,...

Duration:01:10:10

Connect Summit – Jordan Kraft-Lambert, VAS and Tara Vander Dussen, New Mexico Milkmaid (Sponsored Podcast)

4/19/2022
Technology and data are quickly advancing the dairy industry and shaping how the next generation of farmers will manage their herds. As the dairy ecosystem evolves, data will become a staple for profitable decision-making on farms. With eyes on the future, Connect Summit was created as the dairy industry’s premier technology and thought leadership event to bring farmers and industry leaders together. In this Progressive Dairy podcast, you’ll hear from Jordan Kraft-Lambert, vice president of...

Duration:00:10:32