This article was #5 of the Top 25 most well-read articles on in 2012. to jump to the video. It was published in the February 21, 2012 Extra. Click here for the full list of the Top 25. Progressive Dairyman launched a virtual farm tour series at the 2012 World Ag Expo. Combined, this video and the John VerHaar virtual tour have received more than 10,200 views. Tony DeGroot, Sr., talks about his family’s ability to adapt to changes in the dairy business.

We asked DeGroot to share about his experience in this project:

The virtual tour was a hit. It was simple and easy. Being able to present at the World Ag Expo was very humbling and enjoyable. This was a great program, and we were proud to be a part.
—Tony DeGroot, Sr., California dairy producer

Tony DeGroot, Sr., began dairying in the Central Valley in 1966. Now, more than 50 years later, the family's third generation is involved in day-to-day operations. Tony prides himself on his family's ability to adapt to changes in the dairy business and willingness to try out new ideas. Hear about his most recent innovations. PD

Click here to see the other World Ag Expo virtual farm tour of the Verhaar Dairy in Bad Axe, Michigan.


Click here to read the article,"Tony DeGroot, Sr.: ‘I’m a guy that likes to try things’"

See more videos like this at
Progressive Dairyman's YouTube channel: