St. Joseph, Missouri — The entries came from across the country and the selections have been made. We’ve captured exactly what family dairy farming is all about in the 2012 Dairy Life Calendar from Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. This is a calendar your milkhouse or office wall won’t want to be without! The following winners demonstrated that not only is their dairy farm all about family, but they have an eye for a good photo, too!
January: Western Waves, L.L.C., Hilda Mitchell, D.V.M., Ferndale, WA
February: Wagner Dairy Farms, Marlene Wagner, Poestenkill, NY
March: George Grossi & Son Dairy, Nancy Grossi, Novato, CA
April: Red Rock Ayrshires, Mina Gumieny, Edgar, WI
May: Wagner Farms, Laura Wagner, Oconto Falls, WI
June: Enchanted Dairy, Jeannie Miller, Little Falls, MN
July: San Isidro Jerseys, Bernadette Estacio, Turlock, CA
August: Everson Jerseys Dairy, Jamie Everson, Canfield, OH
September: Pride View Dairy, Kelly Boelter, Markesan, WI
October: Miami Hills Dairy, Laura Frye, Logansport, IN
November: Southwind Dairy, Linda Squire, Hagerman, NM
December: Orange Patch Dairy, Shannon Seifert, Sleepy Eye, MN
To claim your copy of the 2012 Dairy Life Calendar, visit the Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. booth (#2806) at World Dairy Expo or visit www.bidairyphotos.com to have one sent to your farm. The contest and calendar are brought to you by Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. — the name behind a trusted line of products for dairy producers including ToDAY® and ToMORROW® tubes; Pyramid®, Express® FP and Triangle® vaccines; and others such as Bovikalc®, Cydectin® and Polyflex®.
Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. (St. Joseph, Mo.), is a subsidiary of Boehringer Ingelheim Corporation, based in Ridgefield, Conn., and a member of the Boehringer Ingelheim group of companies.
The Boehringer Ingelheim group is one of the world’s 20 leading pharmaceutical companies. Headquartered in Ingelheim, Germany, it operates globally with 145 affiliates and more than 42,000 employees. Since it was founded in 1885, the family-owned company has been committed to researching, developing, manufacturing and marketing novel products of high therapeutic value for human and veterinary medicine.
For Boehringer Ingelheim — and its employees — carrying a good share of social responsibility is an important component in its business culture. Both global commitments in social projects and properly caring for all its employees are included. Respect, equal opportunity, and the balance of career and family life form the basis for mutual cooperation. And, environmental protection and sustainability are always the main focus during any of Boehringer Ingelheim’s undertakings.
In 2010, Boehringer Ingelheim posted net sales of approximately $16.7 billion (about 12.6 billion euro) while spending almost 24 percent of net sales in its largest business segment, Prescription Medicines, on research and development.
For more information, please visit: www.bi-vetmedica.com.