August 15 2016 | Nathan Peplinski
Learning Ways To Strengthen The Bottom Line
Nate Peplinski’s former experiences as a conventional dairy producer give him a discerning eye for differences in production systems. Now, from Paul Onan and Dairy Grazing Apprenticeship he has learned ways to strengthen dairying’s “economic denominator.”
December 16 2015 | Drew Votis
Building A Dairy From An Impossible Dream
Though reared as a city kid, Drew Votis realized a seemingly impossible dream of making a life on his own grass-based dairy. Dairy Grazing Apprenticeship made the impossible possible.
June 02 2014 | Nate Weisenfeld
A Mentor's Help Lays Groundwork for Success in Dairying
Nate Weisenfeld, a DGA graduate, financed the purchase of a farm using herd-building equity he'd gained while working at Hans Breitenmoser's dairy.
July 11 2013 | Clem Miller
A Satellite Farm Grows New Opportunities
DGA graduate Clem Miller found his dream job on an established grass-based dairy. Managing the satellite farm strengthens his skills while giving an opportunity for his family to live the dairy-farm lifestyle.
March 20 2013 | Brandon Probst
A Plan Opens the Door to Dairying
At the age of 21, DGA graduate Brandon Probst's career as a dairy farmer is well underway. His early start is due in large part to careful planning by retiring producers Glenn and Mary Harder, Rib Lake, WI.
January 29 2013 | Gabrielle Rojas
Living the Dream: The Start of a Family Dairy
DGA graduate, Gabrielle Rojas, overcame formidable start-up odds and today she and her husband, Julio Rojas, are living the dream together with children Jade, Jonathan and Reyden on a farm near Wausau, WI.