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Pagel Re-Elected President of DBMMC Co-op
Wisconsin Ag Connection - 01/20/2015

John Pagel was re-elected as the president of the Dairy Business Milk Marketing Cooperative during the group's annual meeting last week, held in conjunction with the first-ever Dairy Strong conference in Madison. Pagel owns and operates Pagel's Ponderosa Dairy LLC in Kewaunee, which is the largest single family-owned dairy in the state with nearly 4,500 milking cows.

He was a founding member of DBMMC and has served on the board of directors since inception. John also serves on the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, Kewaunee school board, Kewaunee County Board as chairman of the Soil and Water Committee, and the Wisconsin Deer Management Control Council.

Todd Doornink, co-owner of Jon-De Farms, Inc. in Baldwin, was reelected to the board and also elected to serve as vice president. Doornink is the fourth generation in his family to farm. He has been active in local and state 4-H dairy programs, the Holstein Association, Professional Dairy Producers of Wisconsin and currently serves on the Friends of the St. Croix County Fairgrounds.

DBMMC member owners also re-elected Mitch Davis, Davis Family Dairies LLC - Belle Plaine, Minnesota.

Other DBMMC board members include Jim Winn, South Wayne; Steve Sternweis, Marshfield; Ken Verhasselt, Kaukauna; and Jerry Meissner, Chili.

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