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Wendy Fulwider, Ph.D
CROPP Cooperative | La Farge, WI
Organic Producer | January, 2010 Ė January, 2015

As the Animal Care Specialist for Cooperative Regions of Organic Producer Pools/Organic Valley Family of Farms, Dr. Wendy Fulwider assists over 1200 beef, dairy, egg, poultry, and swine producers to understand the importance and utility of meaningful and measurable standards regarding animal husbandry and the importance of these standards as part of an Organic System Plan.

Dr. Fulwider owns the family farm which is certified organic and managed by her son, Cody, the third generation on this farm. The farm enterprise includes a dairy herd, beef cattle, swine, sheep, and poultry.

Prior to accepting the position with CROPP, Dr. Fulwider worked as a Graduate Teaching Assistant in the Department of Animal Science at Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado. Dr. Fulwider also managed and owned a portion of the family dairy farm in Ripon, Wisconsin.

Dr. Fulwider holds a Ph.D. in Animal Behavior from Colorado State University, a Masterís degree in Dairy Management from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, and a Bachelorís Degree in Zoology from the University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh, Wisconsin.

Dr. Fulwider is a member of the American Dairy Science Association, International Society for Applied Ethology, and was a Scholar, Deanís List, and Honor Roll recipient of the University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh, Wisconsin.

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