Improve Productivity In Your Dairy Operation

Episodes of PDPW’s The Dairy Signal™ next week will focus on managing people and technology on modern dairy farms. The Tues., Dec. 28 episode will highlight communication skills for working with different personality styles on your team. On Wednesday we’ll focus on designing robotic milking systems and the Thursday session will highlight work life-balance, especially in family operations.

Tuesday, Dec. 28

Glean communications skills and approaches to handle conflicts and effectively work with team and family members with different personality styles. Episode presenters will be:

·        Liz GriffithMarket Development and Human Resource Consultant, Encore Consultants

·        Tim Schaefer, Founder, Encore Consultants

Wednesday, Dec. 29
Explore strategies to design, build and manage robotic milking systems to make the most of productivity and profitability for your operation. Episode presenter will be:

·        Doug Reinemann, Professor and Chair of Biological Systems Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Thursday, Dec. 30
Tune in for a discussion on life on and off the farm for family business owners. Gather key tips and strategies to manage both business and family life and how to keep the two separate when needed. Episode presenter will be:

·        Monica McConkey – Rural Mental Health Counselor, Eyes on the Horizon Consulting

Developed by fellow dairy farmers from the Professional Dairy Producers® (PDPW) Board of Directors, The Dairy Signal™ is a weekly series of free educational episodes offering insights and resources for fellow dairy farmers and other food system professionals throughout the value chain. The episodes air live from 12:00-1:00 PM CT each Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. Live sessions offer attendees the opportunity to engage in open Q&A with the speakers; recorded sessions are available later in the day. All Dairy Signal episodes are accessible through

For more information, contact PDPW at 800-947-7379 or by emailing [email protected]. Join the conversation digitally by following @dairyPDPW and using #TheDairySignal on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn.