De Jager Named Cornette Farm Supply Dairy Specialist (August 2018)
De Jager grew up in Friesland, Wisconsin, where he worked on his grandparent’s dairy farm and was involved in the Randolph-Cambria-Friesland FFA Chapter. He attended the University of Wisconsin-Platteville and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in dairy science and a minor in agricultural business. De Jager also spent time as an intern assisting the herdsmen of a dairy farm. His duties included monitoring pre- and post-fresh heifers, diagnosing and treating sick cattle, keeping records in DairyComp 305, and completing other regular maintenance tasks. Through this experience, De Jager gained a practical understanding of the many facets that make a dairy farm successful.
Vita Plus Corporation is an employee-owned company headquartered in Madison, Wis. Vita Plus has been serving livestock producers since 1948. More than just a feed supplier, Vita Plus consultants offer the latest cutting-edge technology, nutrition and management information. For more information about the organization, call 1-800-362-8334 or go online at www.vitaplus.com.
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