MSA Professional Services, Inc. (MSA) announces an exciting collaborative agreement between Dr. Don Höglund, DVM, and the firm’s Agricultural Services team, offering animal behavior, safe and efficient animal handling, animal and human interaction consultation, and on-farm skills workshop services to farmers and MSA agricultural clients across the Midwest.
Dr. Höglund first began collaborating with MSA’s Agricultural Services team in April, 2019, and has since been consulting with farms and agricultural businesses of all sizes in the design of farm layouts and infrastructure, the management of robotic milking barns and education about the sustainable health and welfare of animals. Together, the agricultural engineers at MSA and Dr. Höglund are committed to helping farmers work smarter, not harder – developing systems for the efficient long-term well-being of farms, animals, and farm communities.
Dr. Höglund is a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and graduate of the College of Veterinary Medicine at Colorado State University. He holds a master’s degree in agriculture economics and a bachelor’s degree in animal science and microbiology with a concentration in cattle production and farm/ranch management – all from Colorado State University. Additionally, he is the founder of International Veterinary Consultants, which provides education and training to vet and animal care programs about sustainable health and welfare. Dr. Höglund is currently collaborating with Fox Structures, based in Kaukauna, Wisconsin, to provide consulting services to agricultural clients undergoing farm building and remodeling projects and constructing innovative handling products in order to accommodate animal learning and well-being.
“I am proud and excited to continue our collaboration with Dr. Höglund,” shares Andrew Skwor, PE, Agricultural Services team leader at MSA. “His expertise and holistic, thoughtful approach to farm structure and operations will serve our clients well as they continue to persevere in a challenging agricultural market.”
Dr. Höglund joins MSA’s full spectrum of agricultural engineering services, helping farmers plan, engineer and fund solutions tho achieve short- and long-term objectives. A multidisciplinary consulting firm, MSA backs its agricultural expertise with a network of over 350 professionals to help solve today’s complex challenges across industries.
About MSA Professional Services, Inc.
MSA Professional Services, Inc. (MSA) is a 100% employee-owned, full-service multidisciplinary consulting firm serving farmers and farm communities throughout the U.S. Based in 17 offices across Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin, MSA’s Agricultural Services team works directly with farmers and growers to be environmentally responsible, respectful to animals, and have efficient maintainable facilities. When you work with MSA, it’s more than a project. It’s a commitment. For more information, visit msa-ps.com.
About Fox Structures, Inc.
Since 1982, Fox Structures has provided premier design and construction services throughout Northeast Wisconsin. Specializing in agricultural, commercial, retail, light manufacturing and residential buildings, Fox Structures also constructs mini warehouses, storage facilities and special-use buildings. For more information, visit foxstructures.com.