Marty Faldet, PhD, PAS, Founding Partner, Consultant

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Marty Faldet, PhD, PAS, is a founding partner of GPS Dairy Consulting, LLC (2009). Marty has been consulting with Dairy farms in the areas of nutrition and management since 1990. He became owner/operator of Faldet Dairy Consulting, Inc. in 2002. As an independent dairy consultant he provides extensive nutrition and management consultation to dairies, focusing in the areas of feeding and inventory management, feed procurement, record and herd performance analysis, cow comfort, heat abatement, facilities, forage and crop plans, and heifer management.

Dr. Faldet received his undergraduate degree from Iowa State University, his masters from Oklahoma State University and his doctorate from the University of Wisconsin – Madison. He worked for Purina Mills as a dairy consultant providing technical support to nutritionists in the mid-West from 1989-1999 before being promoted to Operations Manager for Dairy Management Services. During his three years as Operations Manager he gained extensive knowledge on developing operational systems, administering financial services, feed procurement and contracts, personnel leadership, and milk marketing.

He is a member of American Dairy Science Association (ADSA), American Registry of Professional Animal Scientists (ARPAS) and Dairy Business Association (DBA). Marty lives in Calmar, IA with his wife Jennifer and three children.