Archive for the ‘Make The Connection’ Category

It Takes a Team

March 31, 2014 — It takes a team to run a successful dairy, as we hear from Randy Schmidt, owner/partner of S&S Jerseyland Dairy. Randy is joined by Dennis Schueller and Randy Marx, consulting nutritionists from CP Feeds.

Wisconsin Dairy Start-Up Challenging but Rewarding

Randy Schmidt, owner/partner of S&S Jerseyland Dairy from Sturgeon Bay, WI.,  joins us this week to share about why he chose to start a new dairy last year. Jersey


The Importance of a Calendar

February 24, 2014 — Dairy team facilitator Kristy Pagel discusses the importance of keeping a calendar in this week’s “Make the Connection” podcast.


Establish a Plan For Action

KristyPagelFebruary 17, 2014 — Dairy team meetings are critical to development and task management. Diamond V team facilitator Kristy Pagel shares some insight for dairy operators who would like to improve your team’s effectiveness.


Dairy Team Meetings: Participation is Key

February 10, 2014 – On this week’s “Make the Connection” podcast, dairy team faciliator Kristy Pagel discusses the importance of participation, and forming a sub team with outside representatives.


Team Meetings: Agenda Planning is Key

February 3, 2014 — The importance of agenda planning is discussed in this week’s installment of “Make the Connection,” with team facilitator Kristy Pagel of Diamond V.


Open Sharing is Key in Dairy Team Meetings

MeetingJanuary 27, 2014 — Team facilitator Kristy Pagel recently visited with producers in the Southeast about the ‘dairy team’ concept, including holding meetings that have ‘open sharing’.


Team Meeting Concept Becoming More Popular

January 20, 2014 — The dairy team meeting concept is becoming more common according to team facilitator Kristy Pagel with Diamond V. She provides more details in this “Make the Connection” podcast.


Your Guide To Successful Dairy Team Meetings

KristyPagelJanuary 13, 2014 — Tactical and strategic meetings are discussed during this week’s “Make the Connection” radio segment with dairy team facilitator Kristy Pagel of Diamond V.



Make the Connection

January 6, 2014 – We launch a new weekly segment on DairyLine with team facilitator Kristy Pagel of Diamond V. She explains the importance of dairy team meetings in a segment we call  ”Make the Connection.”