Jerry Belanger is the co-author of Storey's Guide to Raising Dairy Goats. His goat raising guidance has been indispensible to new goat owners for many years, for he has been raising goats since the 1950s. Belanger is the former editor and publisher of Countryside & Small Stock Journal, and lives in Wisconsin with his wife. Sara Thomson Bredesen is the coauthor of Storey's Guide to Raising Dairy Goats and a licensed cheese maker and goat cheese promoter. A life member of the American Dairy Goat Association and an active member of the Wisconsin Dairy Goat Association for more than 30 years, she was the owner and operator of one of Wisconsin's first goat cheese farmsteads.