Dec 14

Social Farming - the Zweber Way

Categories: Agriculture, Dairy Cows
Social Farming - the Zweber Way

Tim Zweber Interview

Tim Zweber of Zweber Farms, a family run business nestled in Elko, Minnesota, took a minute to talk to us about some of his challenges.

Zweber Farms is a family run business nestled in Elko, Minnesota. We had the pleasure of meeting Tim Zweber at Global 500, who along with his parents, wife Emily and three children manages their organic dairy business. They also raise beef, pork and chicken that they market directly to consumers so they’re a busy troop.

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Dec 07

Thanks for making Global 500 a great event

Thanks for making Global 500 a great event

Global 500 Dairy and Beef Event 2012

Sights and sounds of the world's most progressive beef and dairy producers meeting at Alltech's Global 500 in 2012.

Thanks to everyone who attended Global 500 this year. You made the event a great success by contributing your knowledge and questions to the discussion. We appreciate how hard it is to take time out of your schedule for conferences, especially those of you who traveled many miles to join us.

We spoke to cattlemen and dairy farmers from all over the world and we will be posting the interviews here over the next couple of weeks. In the meantime please enjoy this short video with highlights from the event.

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Dec 06

Karen Jordan - Juggling for Success

Karen Jordan - Juggling for Success

Karen Jordan Interview

Karen Jordan from Siler City, North Carolina, discusses being a nutritionist, veterinarian, and farmer.

Karen Jordan is a busy lady. She’s a vet, nutritionist and dairy farmer from North Carolina. Karen spoke to us at Global 500 about how she juggles these three roles. She explained how she’s constantly looking for ways to be more efficient and keep on top of industry developments.

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Dec 05

Diversifying for Survival

Categories: Agriculture, Dairy Cows
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Carl Chaney Interview

Carl Chaney of Chaney's Dairy Barn in Bowling Green, Kentucky, discusses challenges faced by dairy farmers

Chaney’s farm has been in the family since 1880 and became a dairy farm in 1940 when James Chaney Sr. purchased the first two registered Jersey cows. The Chaney family farm, like many others, diversified into the ice-cream business and hence, Chaney’s Dairy Barn was born.

Carl Chaney spoke to us today at Global 500 about how rising costs and declining commodity prices are affecting today's dairy business.

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