The Dairy Girl Network (DGN), an organization supporting all women in dairy by enhancing lives and creating opportunities, announced national conference dates, new Catalyst national event sponsors and hiring of Renée Norman-Kenny. (more…)
By Sadie Frericks
I can vividly remember the conversation. We had recently left good jobs, sold our house in the city and moved to the farm to give dairy farming a try. I was on the phone with our new insurance agent. He was asking all the typical questions found on an application: name, birthdate, address and son on. And then asked, “Occupation?” I immediately said, “Dairy farmer.”
By Laura Young, AgriNews
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — More than 170 women involved in the dairy industry gathered to take time out of their lives to focus on becoming better managers, building their circles and celebrating their farm and family life.
They came together as part of Central Plains Dairy Association and Dairy Girl Network’s Dairy Women’s Conference, held Nov. 10 and 11 at the Best Western Ramkota in Sioux Falls. (more…)
By Lynn Grooms, Agri-View
COBB, Wis. – “Laura’s energy fills the room whenever she walks in,” said Tom Lohr, general manager of Star Blends.
He was talking about Laura Daniels, founder of Dairy Girl Network, an organization proving networking and programming opportunities to women in the dairy industry. Her energy helped launch the organization in 2013. (more…)
By Jenna Hurty, Progressive Dairyman Editor
Women in dairy are a diverse group with one common passion: dairy. These women are leaders and, like every good leader, they have people they look up to who challenged and inspired them to be who they are today. (more…)
By Amy te Plate-Church, Progressive Dairyman
When asked to describe a mentor, attendees at the Central Plains Women’s Dairy Conference in November 2015 shared these words: role model, confidant, coach, guide, cheerleader and supporter.
Each of us can probably list a handful of people who have filled those roles – perhaps a parent, another family member, a teacher or coworker – and we celebrate those supporters. (more…)
By Sarah Hill, Dairy Business
More than 180 women met in Sioux Falls, SD, earlier this week for the Central Plains Dairy Women’s Conference. The two-day conference included speakers, breakout sessions, a Dairy Girl Network event and dinner. (more…)
By Cassie Olson, Dairy Star
MADISON, Wis. – Laura Daniels, a dairy farmer from Cobb, Wis., is passionate about two things: cows and the farm women who care for them. (more…)
By Karen Hunt, The Bullvine
Networking with the hopes of starting or expanding your career opportunities is a nerve-racking experience for anyone. But when you’re a woman in a man’s world, the tension can ratchet up even further. (more…)