In her role with Newtrient, Wendy works closely with environmental researchers, universities, extension personnel, and sustainability leaders to evaluate on-farm solutions and make credible information available to all dairy farmers. Wendy plays a key role translating Newtrient’s technical evaluations into actionable plans to help farms make decisions that make sense for their operations. She also works to expand the Newtrient Solutions Catalog and support workshops, webinars and all other events with dairy farmers.
Wendy has more than 14 years of experience in agriculture, having served as Director, Research Program Execution at National Cattleman’s Beef Association. She received a bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Business from Colorado State University.
Wendy spent many summers on her grandpa’s farm in Oneida, Kansas. He raised beef cattle and a variety of crops, and worked closely with Kansas State University and local soil conservation groups to prevent soil erosion and promote grassland management. Wendy and her husband now live in a rural community in Southeast Kansas, where their children are learning and being shaped by agricultural values such as stewardship, strong work ethics and accountability.