Austin Davis, Dairy Production Specialist
Our newest nutritionist brings experience in agronomy and dairy technology to his position as dairy production specialist
After graduating from the University of Minnesota with a degree in ag marketing and a minor in animal science, Austin took a position with Gar-lin Dairy of Eyota, Minn. “As assistant agronomy manager, my job was to put up forages during the growing season,” says the Cokato native. Austin also worked with herd health during the winter and gained a good deal of experience with automatic calf feeders.
In his position with Munson Lakes Nutrition, Austin will use his agronomy experience to help farmers make better forages for their cows and improve profitability. He also brings to his new job experience with the newest technology, having worked at a progressive dairy farm.
Learn More About Austin
Austin grew up on a dairy farm south of Cokato, which is still in operation today. His father and three older brothers milk 300 Holsteins and farm 1,000 acres of corn, soybeans and alfalfa.
In college, Austin participated in the dairy judging team at the University of Minnesota (U of M).
He moved back to the Twin Cities this year with his wife, Sara, to pursue a degree in veterinary medicine—also at the U of M.
“I look forward to getting to know you, and learning how you go about your business,” he states. “Every farm is unique in its own way.”
You may contact Austin at 612-751-0794 or by email at ADavis@landolakes.com.
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