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January 13, 2021 – Ag Property Solutions (APS) is pleased to announce it has invested in a majority interest of Dairy Specialists, LLC. The partnering of these two industry-leading companies will create opportunities for both entities to better service livestock producers nationwide across species.


APS is a growing market leader that helps livestock producers across the United States with their facility needs. This includes providing expertise and guidance in new construction, remodeling projects and 24/7 maintenance and service support, as well as access to products and equipment from a wide selection of quality vendors and manufacturers. Based in Emmetsburg, Iowa, APS is a majority owned subsidiary of Omaha, Nebraska-based Standard Nutrition Company. For more information on the innovative solutions, products and expertise APS provides livestock producers, visit:


Dairy Specialists will continue to operate and service customers under the same name and Randy Sorensen, the founder and current owner of the company, will remain with the company as Chairman while also remaining a partner in the business along with several other key personnel. Brian Stork, Chief Operating Officer for APS, will assume the same role for Dairy Specialists and be responsible for managing the day-to-day operations for both companies.


“APS offers a full, turnkey option for livestock producers of all sizes looking for construction and maintenance expertise. This exciting new partnership will open the door for us to become more involved in the dairy industry and allow us to broaden our animal housing knowledge and services to other species,” commented Stork.


Click here to view a copy of the official news release announcing this new partnership.