Prior to Feedworks, Mike worked in sales and marketing for two global feed additive companies with a focus on swine and poultry nutrition and health technologies. Before that, he spent 20 years in the swine industry with two Midwestern feed companies in their production management, R&D, and technical service segments of the business. Mike has extensive experience in swine facility design, production systems management, customized feed formulation as well as leadership and training programs for swine production employees. He earned his bachelor’s in animal science, with a minor in agronomy, from the University of Kentucky in 1988. Mike and his wife, Karen, live and operate a family farming business near Sheridan, Ind., that includes consulting services for row crop and forage production, and locally raised beef and lamb. They have three beautiful children: Ethan (wife, Rachel) Seth, and Katherine, and granddaughter Emmaline!