Will Winter received a D.V.M. degree from Kansas State University in 1975. He also received a degree in animal husbandry and completed postgraduate studies and conducted research in veterinary toxicology. After graduating he moved to Minnesota, specializing in surgical referrals and emergency medicine. In 1980 he created the Uptown Veterinarian, one of the largest and most successful holistic veterinary practices in the United States. In 1983 he co-founded the American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association. He writes for several veterinary and agricultural journals and websites. He is the author of The Holistic Veterinary Handbook. In 1999 he sold his practice to become a freelance writer, consultant and lecturer, teaching about holistic veterinary livestock issues, sustainable agriculture and traditional nutrition. A lifelong devotee of the Great Plains, he resides in Minnesota and heads Grass Farmer Supply, a company serving grass farmers.
Recorded at the 2014 Acres U.S.A. Conference, Columbus, Ohio, Thursday, December 4, 2014.