has been a professional in the dairy industry for over 25 years.
He is the owner of JMS Dairy Business Consulting, LLC and is an original partner of the Dairy Business Consulting group.
prides himself on his
ability to establish strong ongoing relationships with his
Many of his
existing dairies began as expansion projects that transitioned into ongoing business consulting clients.
producers with forward business planning, including balance sheets, cash flows, animal projections, feed budgets, marketing, capital purchases, benchmarking, and assistance in transition planning, all being geared toward the direction and goals of the dairy.
is an active part of monthly on-farm meetings involving bankers, vets, nutritionists, and agronomists.
Jeff graduated in 1986 from UW River Falls with a Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science/Dairy Emphasis and a Farm Management minor.
He worked for Land O'Lakes as a Livestock Production Specialist for two years, and then held a similar position with Pine Island Farmers Elevator in Pine Island, Minnesota for eight years.
In this position, he
was responsible for on-farm sales and consulting on dairy feeds.
In 1996, Jeff
returned to Land O'Lakes
as a Dairy Business Associate.
This consulting position included expansion planning, engineering, construction management, and new facility start up.
From 1999-2003, Jeff worked as a Dairy Business Specialist, expanding the above position to include financial feasibility, business planning, and labor management.
Jeff left Land O'Lakes in 2003 and started JMS Dairy Business Consulting, LLC.
works with 25-30 dairies ranging in size from 250 to 1800 cows.
Jeff is a member of the Dairy Business Association (DBA) and the Professional Dairy Producers of Wisconsin (PDPW).
enjoys reading, hunting, fishing, and golfing.
wife Mary live in Belleville, Wisconsin.