Virginia Ishler received her bachelor’s degree from Delaware Valley College and her master’s at Penn State. She has worked in extension and outreach with a focus on dairy nutrition at Penn State for nearly thirty years. In 2002, she became the dairy complex manager and shifted her extension focus towards nutrient management and precision feeding. In 2014, she began to focus her time on extension and farm research projects. She conducted several educational programs in China in 2014. Currently, she develops educational programs examining the whole farm system from crops to cow to cash. Virginia brings her expertise of dairy producers’ financial issues to this project, along with her understanding of the implications of environmental regulations.