Archive for the ‘PDPW’ Category

Hiring and Keeping the Best Talent

December 3, 2014 — Mel Kleiman of Humetrics wraps up his series on hiring the right team for your dairy operation. Kleiman will be speaking at the upcoming Managers Academy for Dairy Professionals, January 13-15, 2015 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Hire Right

November 19, 2014 — Research shows that of all the people hired in the next 18 months, 46 percent will fail. Because the hiring of great people is the key to every organization’s success, trainer Mel Kleiman, President of Humetrics, joins us on today’s PDPW “Your Bottom Line” segment to offer ways to increase the flow of high-quality job applicants and how to keep them as an employee.


Dairy’s Greatest Investment

November 12, 2014 — Keeping our skills and our thought processes sharp is the greatest investment producers can make to the dairy industry. PDPW’s Executive Director Shelly Mayer joined us on today’s DairyLine to explain:


Promoting a Culture of Safety

November 5, 2014 — Last week, Mary Bauer from OSHA’s Eau Claire, Wisconsin branch offered advice on how dairy operations can avoid on farm inspections. This week, we discuss how dairy farmers can continue to practice safety measures year round. Here’s part two of our interview:


Prevent OSHA Inspections on Your Farm

October 29, 2014 — Part one of our interview with OSHA Compliance Assistant Mary Bauer as part of our weekly “Your Bottom Line” feature sponsored by PDPW:


Managers Academy Puts You in the Drivers Seat

October 22, 2014 — Every year, the Professional Dairy Producers of Wisconsin sponsor the Managers Academy for Dairy Professionals. Executive education developed for dairy owners and managers, industry directors, processors, marketers and distributors.  The next one is scheduled for January 13-15, 2015 in Charlotte, N.C. PDPW’s Kathy Muth gave us a preview on today’s DairyLine Radio:

PDPW Dairy Tours Head to Texas

October 15, 2014 — From canyons to cowboys, big spaces to big steaks, everything Texas is famous for is in the Texas Panhandle. This region, where the Southern Plains meets the desert, is the milk production capital of Texas. Between 2000 and 2012, the region saw a nearly tenfold increase in the number of dairy cows.

Today, the Texas Panhandle and eastern New Mexico milk shed is the third largest milk-producing area in the country. Tour with us as we examine how Texas Panhandle dairy farmers are harnessing ingenuity, innovation and technology to produce more milk with less environmental impact. Julie Gabris of the Professional Dairy Producers of Wisconsin (PDPW) tells us more in this podcast:

PDPF: Believing in the Future

October 8, 2014 —  The Professional Dairy Producers Foundation continues to grow by sharing ideas, resources and experiences about important issues surrounding the dairy industry through educational opportunities for dairy producers and the public. PDPF’s leader Deb Reinhart joined us on today’s DairyLine to give us an update.


Look at Big Picture When Managing BRD Risk

October 1, 2014 — Part two of our discussion with Dr. Theresa Ollivett concerning bovine respiratory disease.


Diagnosing BRD

September 24, 2014 — Dr. Theresa Ollivet from the University of Wisconsin joined us on today’s DairyLine to discuss bovine respiratory disease and ways to combat it.