Paul van Warmerdam

Western Area

Paul and his wife, Sonya, are third-generation dairy farmers milking 3,800 cows in California’s central valley on three different dairies. On the farm, they raise all of their own replacement heifers, double-crop 850 acres with corn and winter forage and farm 300 acres of almond trees. Paul serves on the California Dairy Environmental Justice Fund, Dairy Cares and as chairman of the DFA’s Western Area Council Membership and Quality Committee.