November 10, 2016
Presenter: John Howe
Presenter Bio: I earned a BS in Dairy Science from Penn State and a MS in Dairy Science from Virginia Tech. Work experience includes 19 years with Virginia Cooperative Extension, this includes 5 years as a Farm Management Agent and 14 as a Animal Science Agent and Unit Coordinator. Additionally I worked 22 years for Farm Credit and held different positions including; Loan Officer, Credit Manager and I was the Chief Internal Auditor when I retired.
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