Finke named Northeast regional manager for SoyPlus, SoyChlor

West Central® Cooperative welcomed Brandon Finke as the Northeast Regional Manager for the Dairy Nutrition Plus™ family of products. He will succeed Roger Campbell, who is nearing retirement.

Finke will provide support for SoyPlus® and SoyChlor® users and develop new markets for the Dairy Nutrition Plus products.

Before joining West Central, Finke served as an area sales manager for Eldon C. Stutsman, Inc.


Thailand says 'highly likely' it will seek TPP membership

Thailand is "highly likely" to seek membership of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) but would first need to weigh up the impact of the free-trade accord on its export-led economy, a deputy prime minister said on Friday.


Add ‘dairy’ to your 2016 calendar

Winter provides opportunities for off-farm learning and networking. Dairy Herd Management offers a list of some of the biggest and best dairy meetings, conferences and other events on tap for 2016.


Young Farmer: Our year in cheese

Alise Sjostrom is the President and CEO of Redhead Creamery LLC, a farmstead plant utilizing just under 10% of the milk from her family’s 180-cow farm in Stearns County, Minn.


Milk Specialties Global introduces Energy Booster K® (EB-K)

Milk Specialties Global introduced the Energy Booster line of rumen-inert dry fats, EB-K.

EB-K combines the saturated free fatty acids of Energy Booster with potassium (K) carbonate. The hygroscopic (attracts water) potassium is coated with the water repellency of Energy Booster, creating a superior-handling product. EB-K is ideal for fresh cows and seasonal heat stress when feed intakes are low and the demand for energy and potassium is high.


Ralco launches Strong Animals™ dairy product line

Ralco launched its Strong Animals™ brand of animal health products for the dairy industry. The product line – Start Strong™, Fight Strong™ and Stay Strong™ – is described as an innovative yet simple nutritional approach to ease modern production stress and enhance herd health during all phases of production.

• Start Strong™ products deliver foundational immune support during key stages of life.

• Fight Strong™ products provide critical support to help overcome specific challenges.


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