Virtual Farm Tour: Shiloh Dairy LLC

Posted on March 3, 2021 in Starting Strong - Calf Care

Transition to the next generation can bring about a lot of change and disruption to a farm’s day-to-day operations. However, the Speirs family of Shiloh Dairy LLC in Brillion, Wisconsin, has made it a smooth process by focusing on consistent animal care and continual improvement. 

Beyond the Barn: Involve These 3 People in Farm Transfer – Gary Sipiorski, Vita Plus

Posted on June 20, 2017 in Starting Strong - Calf Care

By Gary Sipiorski, Vita Plus dairy development manager
Transferring a dairy farm to the next generation can be complicated.  No one wants to make it difficult, but the process involves many details.  Written terms and agreements must be done properly. 

Help is out there to assist with a farm transfer of any type.  Each farm and family is different.  Three key people should be involved in the process, which will take a year or more to complete depending on the assets and complexity.

Beyond the Barn: Transitioning to the Next Generation – Kim Bremmer, Vita Plus

Posted on October 27, 2013 in Starting Strong - Calf Care
By Kim Bremmer, Vita Plus Loyal dairy specialist After working with family farms for more than a decade, I truly believe nothing is more rewarding than building a business with your family.  However, it can also be one of the most challenging things you will ever do.  It’s hard enough to wear a “parent” hat,