Tara Vander Dussen

CAFOweb Executive Director and Environmental Dairy Scientist

Area of ExpertiseTara
  • Executive Director of CAFOweb™
  • Environmental consultant to dairies throughout New Mexico
  • Examining water use for all dairy facilities in New Mexico
  • Marketing, sales and promotion of product
  • Quarterly monitoring, sampling and promotion of product
  • Software development
  • Weekly dairy facility inspections
  • Quarterly monitoring, sampling and reports for dairies
  • Project management of environmental concerns on dairies
  • Creation of Quality Management Plan for Glorieta Geoscience, Inc.
  • Maintaining a blog, creating content and building a following
Professional Development and Education
  • S. University of Arizona, 2011, Soil, Water and Environmental Science, Magna Cum Laude
  • NMPF FARM Train the Trainer Workshop
  • NRCS Comprehensive Nutrient Management Planning Workshop
  • Virtual Renewable Energy Education Field Day
  • Dairy Max Media and Crisis Training

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