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on October 31, 2016

Diamond V welcomes Jeff Wheeler

He is a new member of the company's Ruminant Team

Diamond V has appointed Jeff Wheeler as a new member of its Ruminant Team.

“It is my pleasure to introduce Jeff Wheeler, MS, as the newest member of the Diamond V team,” says Kevin Larson, Director, National Accounts for Diamond V. “In his new role as Ruminant Field Technical Specialist, Jeff will be responsible for providing sales and technical leadership for our business in North America.”

Wheeler was raised on a dairy farm in Mansfield, Pa., and was active in dairy cattle showing and judging through 4-H, FFA, and the Junior Holstein Association. He attended the University of Georgia in Athens, and graduated with a BS in Dairy Science. After graduation, he was a Region Manager for the Pennsylvania Dairy Herd Improvement Association, where he was involved with training and certifying supervisors in Northeastern Pennsylvania. Wheeler then continued his education at UGA and received his MS in Ruminant Nutrition. His experience at Athens included teaching in the classroom and laboratory and coaching the Dairy Judging Team.

After completing his Master's, Wheeler joined Farmland Industries as a Dairy Sales Managers. His experience at Farmland ranged from providing on-farm nutrition and technical support to supervising dairy consultants and managing a start-up business in Wisconsin. Most recently, he was a Key Accounts Manager for Zinpro Corporation, providing strategic direction and value-added support for dairy producers across the U.S.

"We could not be more excited to have Jeff provide leadership and strategic guidance for our business in North America,” Larson adds.

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