BOUMATIC MAKES $100,000 GIFT TO WISCONSIN AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION CENTER

20th April 2016 - Publicado en: Actualizaciones de BouMatic, Comunicados de Prensa

BouMatic Makes $100,000 Gift to Wisconsin Agricultural Education Center

The Wisconsin Agricultural Education Center has received a $100,000 gift from BouMatic for its educational center focused on sustainable and best farming practices being built in Manitowoc County. BouMatic’s gift is another incredible investment in the future of agricultural education and will help to develop this state-of-the art center.

“BouMatic is thrilled by the opportunity to be involved with the Wisconsin Agricultural Education Center.”, state Mike Connell, National Sales Director, “We understand that innovation and technology in agriculture is important to the success of dairy farming and with the use of this in the center visitors will be impacted for years to come on agriculture and how the food they eat gets to their table.”

“This wonderful gift will add new dimensions to the learning opportunities we provide to visitors,” said Julie Maurer, WAEC President, “We look forward to partnering with BouMatic who is dedicated to ensuring dairy farm producers the ability to produce the highest quality milk most efficiently, profitably and responsibly.”

“We are grateful for BouMatic’s generosity, which speaks to their commitment of agricultural education.” said Melissa Bender, WAEC Executive Director. “Their gift will expand our partnerships within the dairy product and equipment area and help us educate visitors on dairy cattle and milk production within the center.”

More about BouMatic:
BouMatic is a global leader in the design, manufacture and supply of the highest quality milking systems and dairy farm equipment including milking parlors, herd management systems, milk cooling, dairy hygiene, udder healthcare, hoof care and dairy supplies and dairy equipment service programs.  BouMatic has a history of innovation and are focused on bringing the future of productivity to the world's dairy industry. The largest privately held company in the industry, BouMatic reaches around the world as a major US-based international player in dairy farm equipment sales.

More about the Wisconsin Agricultural Education Center:
The Wisconsin Agricultural Education Center will be a state-of-the-art agricultural education center located in Manitowoc County. It will provide visitors with the opportunity to connect to the industry by better understanding where their food comes from, and why agriculture is so important to them. The center will include a discovery center that features hands-on learning opportunities through many displays, and an opportunity to tour Grotegut Dairy Farm, which focuses on sustainability and best farming practices while still milking 2,400 cows three times a day. A highlight for visitors will be the chance to view the birth of calves from the Grotegut Dairy Farm at the Wisconsin Agricultural Education Center Birthing Barn.

For more information about the WAE, contact Melissa Bender, 1290 North Avenue, Cleveland, WI 53015, at 920.693.1372 (office) or 920.946.9384 (cell) or at Melissa.bender@gotoltc.edu

 

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