Trent Dado, MSc, Consultant

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Trent Dado, MSc, is owner of Dado Dairy Consulting, LLC serving dairies as an independent dairy nutrition and management consultant in the southern and western Wisconsin regions. He has years of on-farm and feed industry experience which grant him the ability to provide a holistic approach to farm-specific goals.

Trent completed his Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Animal Science and Ruminant Nutrition, respectively, at the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities. His research focused on rumen fermentation and how feed additives and corn by-products may impact cow health and production. He also was involved in beef cattle research which focused on manipulating the growth patterns of cattle to optimize feed efficiency and profitability. Upon graduating, Trent worked as a Technical Specialist providing support to feed mills and nutritionists in the area of protein and amino acid balancing.

Trent’s expertise in forage production, feed management, cow comfort, and facility design stem from his time as an assistant farm manager at his family’s farm in Amery, WI. Both Trent’s and his wife’s, Mickie, family still farm in northwest WI. They currently reside in Fitchburg, WI.