Turning Good Data into GREAT Data

Data can be powerful, but it can also lead you down paths that can eat up a lot of time and leave you confused and/or frustrated. We have all seen those mislabeled health events in herd management software or inaccurate pen counts in feeding software. There is nothing worse than spending a bunch of time on something that is not an issue. On the other hand, it may lead to a discovery…

The Thought Process of Implementing Technology

In this vlog, Trent talks data, innovation and how we use technology systems to enhance the capabilities of herdsmen to improve general herd health. The thought process for implementing new technology may be similar to master chess players in the fact that we shouldn’t get discouraged by the power of technology. Watch to learn more… 

It’s OK to Not Be First

In this week’s blog, our consultant Trent Dado recorded the second GPS Vlog (video-blog)! In this vlog, Trent talks data, innovation and technology and why it’s OK not to be the first one to implement technology on your dairy.

The Technology Time Commitment

As we think about innovation, technology often comes to mind. As an industry, we have a lot of great technologies that can help us improve anything from management, labor, feed, etc. It seems like every day there is something new that can be implemented on a dairy. It seems like there is always something that this new technology is going to fix.

Innovative Finance – Taking a Dairy Public

A business pursues an initial public offering (IPO) as a way to generate capital for business growth. Businesses do this by working with an investment bank to sell shares (ownership of the company) to investors and to list their stock to trade on an exchange. Why would a dairy farm ever do this? For the same reason any other business would: to generate capital.