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Dr. Greg Bethard


Dr. Greg Bethard
Owner and President, G&R Dairy Consulting, Inc.


Area of Expertise
Dr. Greg Bethard owns G&R Dairy Consulting, an international consulting firm that is dedicated specifically to the dairy industry. Since its inception in 2000, G&R Dairy Consulting has consulted with herds in 22 states, Hungary, Italy, Spain and Mexico. Dr. Bethard’s company offers consulting services in the areas of nutrition, dairy management, milk quality, heifer rearing, wet calf rearing, records analysis, information management systems design, facilities design, cow comfort & cooling, business planning and management and financial evaluation. Dr. Bethard has given seminars throughout the United States and Italy to dairy producers, industry sales and technical service staff, dairy professionals and lenders on a broad range of dairy topics including nutrition, dairy management, transition cow management, heifer rearing, wet calf rearing, records analysis and business planning and management.


Academic Training

PhD 1997 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Dairy Science
MS 1994 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Dairy Science
BS 1991 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Dairy Science


Professional Experience

2000 - Present Owner and President, G&R Dairy Consulting, Inc.
1998 – 2000 Technical Service Specialist, Monsanto Dairy Business
1997 – 1998 Assistant Professor and Extension Dairy Specialist, New Mexico State University

Honors and Awards
Dr. William Etgen Outstanding Young Alumnus Award, Virginia Tech, 2004
Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant Award, Virginia Tech Dairy Club, 1997
Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant Award, Virginia Tech College of Agriculture, 1997

 

 

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