The information below has been supplied by dairy marketers and other industry organizations. It has not been edited, verified or endorsed by Hoard’s Dairyman.Brock Irwin recently joined the Vita Plus Columbus team as a dairy specialist. Based in Columbus, Wisconsin, Irwin will provide nutrition and management expertise to help dairy producers reach their production goals. In addition, he will remain up to date on cutting-edge technologies to better serve customers now and in the future.
Irwin grew up on his family’s dairy farm, R-Vision Holsteins, in Belvidere, Illinois, and has been involved in numerous dairy industry activities. As a show ring enthusiast, Irwin has successfully bred and exhibited many of his own cattle at various local, regional, and state shows. He also has numerous internship experiences with Golden Oaks Farm, Rolling Lawns Farm and World Dairy Expo. Last summer, Irwin worked as a Vita Plus dairy nutrition and technology intern, conducting a robotic dairy herd survey to determine how management and nutritional factors affect productivity and efficiency. Irwin recently graduated from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls with a bachelor’s degree in dairy science. He also has an associate of science degree from Kaskaskia College in Centralia, Illinois.
Vita Plus Corporation is 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.