Rosy-Lane Holsteins, a 900-cow dairy farm in Watertown, is owned by UW alumni Lloyd and Daphne Holterman and their partners Tim Strobel and Jordan Matthews. They have hosted the Wisconsin Idea Seminar twice since 1993, most recently in 2019. On April 22, the Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy, established under the leadership of dairy farmers, announced Rosy-Lane as one of three national winners in their category. The award winners represent dairy’s commitment to sustainability, demonstrating how transparency and ingenuity lead to sustainable and scalable practices that benefit their businesses, communities, and the environment. Participants on the 2019 Wisconsin Idea Seminar experienced Rosy-Lane’s commitment to sustainability on their tour of the extensive operation last year, learning about the complexities of genetics in the dairy industry, the farm’s exploration of robotic milkers, and more.
Read the full article about Rosy-Lane Holstein’s U.S. Dairy Sustainability Award here: https://www.wisfarmer.com/story/news/press-release/2020/04/25/rosy-lane-holsteins-wins-u-s-dairy-sustainability-award/3025880001/