Tim Hardyman has recently been named a consultant with Agri-Business Consultants, LLC. Hardyman will provide business and consulting services for dairy producers located in Wisconsin, Iowa, and Minnesota. Some of his responsibilities include developing business plans for enterprise consulting, business monitoring, financial training for staff, and financial benchmarking to help dairy producers make sound business decisions.
After graduating from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, Hardyman worked as a high school agriculture instructor and FFA advisor in southwest Wisconsin for nine years, and as a farm business and production management instructor at the Southwest Wisconsin Technical College for three years. During this time, Hardyman also gained experience in the feed industry as a livestock nutritionist and dairy business specialist. As a dairy business specialist, he provided business planning and financial consulting for dairies in southern Wisconsin and northern Illinois for 12 years. Hardyman then made the transition into agriculture banking and served as a senior vice-president and market president in the southwest Wisconsin area for 15 years.
Agri-Business Consultants, LLC is part of Vita Plus Corporation, an employee-owned company headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin. Vita Plus has been serving livestock producers since 1948. More than just a feed supplier, Vita Plus consultants offer the latest cutting-edge technology, nutrition and management information. For more information about the organization, call 800.362.8334 or go online at www.vitaplus.com.