Greg Bethard, Ph.D.

greg-bethardGreg Bethard, Ph.D.
CFO, Pagel’s Ponderosa Dairy, Dairy Dreams, Ron’s Cheese

Greg Bethard received his BS, MS, and Ph.D. degrees from Virginia Tech in dairy nutrition and management.  Following graduate school, he worked on the faculty at New Mexico State University and then as a technical services specialist for Monsanto Dairy Business.  From 2009 through 2014, Greg worked at DRMS at North Carolina State University in dairy software development.  Since 2000, Greg has operated G&R Dairy Consulting, Inc. with his wife Rachel.  G&R Dairy Consulting, Inc. is an international dairy consulting firm focusing on nutrition, facilities, management, business planning, and financial and records-analysis services.  In 2014 Greg became CFO for the Pagel Family Businesses in Kewaunee WI, including Pagel’s Ponderosa Dairy, Dairy Dreams, Coleman Ponderosa Heifers, Ron’s Wisconsin Cheese, The Cannery Public Market and Restaurant, and Ponderosa Dairy Products.  Greg has published articles in the Journal of Dairy Science and written articles for various dairy industry magazines.  He has also given presentations to dairy producers and allied industry around the globe

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