Dr. Simon Timmermans is a veterinarian working in ruminant nutrition and medicine. He has dairy and beef clients and specializes in the role of nutrition in disease; especially with regard to trace mineral nutrition, mycotoxicosis prevention and post-ruminal bacterial infections. He holds an M.S. in Animal Science Ruminant Nutrition from Washington State University and a D.V.M. from Iowa State University.
What is the most important thing for a dairy farmer to consider with regard to economic sustainability?
Sustainability means many things to many people. Geoff Frank is CEO of Improcrop, an Alltech Regional Sales Manager and a dairy farmer. I asked Geoff to describe the most important issue for dairy farmers as the industry strives for economic sustainability.