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Diamond V recently welcomed Paul Cortes Valencia, who has joined the company as Dairy Field Support.

“We are excited for Paul to join the Diamond V team,” says Mitch Deimund, District Sales Manager for Diamond V. “In his new role, he will serve the Midwest dairy industry and provide onsite technical support for producers, veterinarians, nutritionists, and feed professionals.”

Cortes Valencia attended Chapingo Autonomous University in Mexico, where he earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Agronomy Engineering and his Master’s in Livestock Innovation Science. While completing his studies, he worked as a researcher in the university’s Biology of Reproduction Department. He began his career as a farm manager for an 8,000 head calf farm in Minnesota. Prior to joining Diamond V, he worked as breeding department manager for a 4,500 head Iowa farrowing operation. He is fluent in both English and Spanish.

"Paul's on-farm experience, knowledge of the industry, and excellent communication skills will be great assets in our team,” Deimund adds.

He is based in Morris, Minnesota, and can be reached at:

Headquartered in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Diamond V is a leading global nutrition and health company, conducting research in many species, and manufacturing natural, fermentation-based, immune support products to improve animal health, animal performance, and food safety worldwide. The company’s Embria Health Sciences subsidiary in Ankeny, Iowa, manufactures EpiCor®, the human nutritional supplement that provides research-proven support for immune function and gastrointestinal health. More than 75 years of science, innovation, technology, and quality have earned Diamond V the reputation of The Trusted Experts in Nutrition and Health®. Contact Diamond V at tel. +1.319.366.0745 or visit