Gesing Named Vita Plus Swine Technical Sales and Support Specialist (February 2015)

Posted on February 11, 2015 in Company News
(Madison, Wis.) – Leah Gesing recently joined the Vita Plus staff as a swine technical sales and support specialist.  Based in Madison, Wisconsin, Gesing will provide on-farm support to field staff and service swine producers throughout the Midwest. Additionally, Gesing will be responsible for developing new products and services.

Gesing received her bachelor’s degree in animal acience from Iowa State University. She continued there to receive her master’s degree in animal physiology, focusing on on-farm factors affecting market hog transport losses. Gesing then went on to the University of Illinois to earn her Ph.D. in animal sciences. While in school, Gesing was involved with numerous research projects, teaching experiences, internships, and international travel. Specifically, Gesing conducted applied research in swine genetics, health, management and reproduction with Dr. Mike Ellis. Her Ph.D. project evaluated the effect of the timing of OvuGel® administration on reproductive performance in gilts synchronized for estrus.

Vita Plus Corporation is an employee-owned company headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin. 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

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