BIOGRAPHY

Keith Vander Dussen

Owner of Sugarlane Dairy

Keith Vander Dussen - Panel member of The Future Cow

Keith Vander Dussen is a 5th generation dairyman who has managed large dairies for the past 25 years. His experience was built primarily in the southwest while working with other dairyman as a partner and manager. For the past six years, he years he has owned and operated Sugar Lane Dairy, Flat Land Dairy, and West Side Dairies in Northwest Ohio. In total, these dairies milk 4500 cows, 1000 dry cows and heifers, and have 47 employees. Keith has been married to his wife, Melissa, for 26 years, and they have four children: Darren (25), Adam (22), Hallie (16), and Aubree (15).