Cargill Animal Nutrition Adds Talent in Central U.S.

Stoddard elevates regional expertise with vast educational background

 Cargill Animal Nutrition announces the addition of Grant Stoddard to its Central U.S. dairy team. Stoddard brings his experience working in the dairy industry, and a level of expertise that will help strengthen customer offerings.

 “We are very excited to welcome Grant to our Cargill team,” says Leroy Wiersma, dairy sales manager for the Central U.S. dairy business. “He brings a great background of dairy knowledge, experience and skills that will help us better serve more customers in the Minnesota dairy region.”

 Stoddard recently completed his PhD in Veterinary Science at the University of Minnesota and also has his B.S. in Animal Science from the University of Wisconsin River-Falls. He specializes in nutrition, lameness and hoof trimming, and will be utilizing these skills to serve dairy producers in the Minnesota market.

 “I joined Cargill because I agree with Cargill’s goal of providing a food source that is safe and nourishing for consumers,” Stoddard continues, “I am excited to be a part of this team and help dairy producers find solutions to lameness issues, nutritional concerns or by helping them develop best management practices for their operation.”


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