Gary Lien, Farm Manager
Gary joined the dairy team at Iowa’s Dairy Center after over 35 years of owning and managing Velkommen-Valley Farms with his wife, Patti, and four children. He is a graduate from Iowa State University earning his degree in dairy science. Previously, Gary has served as a member of the Winneshiek County Extension Council, Winneshiek County Dairy Promoters, was a delegate for Foremost Farms and Accelerated Genetics. He oversees daily operations of the Dairy Center’s farm in addition to mixing feed and providing general maintenance and herdsperson duties.