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.Agri-Basics, Inc., based in Elizabethtown Pennsylvania, hosted a producers meeting on December 9, 2021 in New Holland, PA. More than 125 producers from southeastern Pennsylvania participated. They visited displays from local and national vendors including: Innovative Additives, York Ag Products, Zinpro, Balchem, Elanco Animal Health, Merck, Milk Specialties, Perdue Agri-Business, Triple M, CE Sauder, Double S Liquid Feeds, Phileo by Lesaffre, Lallemand Specialties, Lancaster DHIA, Sporting Valley Feeds, Troop Enterprises and White Oak Mills; as well as Penn State Extension and Center for Dairy Excellence.
The events main offering featured presentations from two keynote speakers. Kevin Dhuyvetter, PhD, is a Technical Consultant for Elanco Animal Health’s U.S. Dairy Business Unit. From Manhattan, Kansas, Kevin provides support to U.S. dairy producers and key influencers on economic-related issues in the dairy industry. His topic was “Dairy Replacement Heifer Economics.”
Kirk Sattazahn, Vice President of Marketing and Development for Premier Select Sires gave a presentation on “Maximizing Revenue with Beef on Dairy.” He resides on the family dairy farm in southeastern Pennsylvania with his wife and children. He graduated from Penn State University with a degree in Agricultural Business Management.
Agri-Basics, Inc. provides agricultural nutritional consulting services in both the dairy and beef industry in Pennsylvania. Dedicated to finding solutions and discovering opportunities for success of beef and dairy operations, their nutritional consultants specialize in ration balancing, forage analysis and evaluation of feed ingredients customized to meet the nutritional needs of our producers livestock.
Visit www.agribasics.com or call 800-361-9265 for more information or to speak with a nutritionist.