Agenda

2019 MILK Business Conference Schedule

*Tentative Schedule
 

Monday, November 11th 

Time Session Speaker
12:00 PM Registration Opens  
1:00 - 3:30 PM Focus Sessions  
3:30 - 4:00 PM Exhibit Hall Opens & Networking Break  
4:00 - 5:30 PM Three Drivers of Disruption In The Dairy Food Chain Tim Taylor, CEO of VAS; Danone; Starbucks
5:30 - 7:00 PM Reception  

Tuesday, November 12th 

Time Session Speaker
6:30 - 7:15 AM Breakfast and Exhibit Hall Open  
7:15 - 8:00 AM U.S. Farm Report   
8:00 - 8:30 AM Can You Make What Consumers Want? Phil Plourd, President, Blimling & Associates
8:30 - 9:00 AM Policy, Price and Profitability: Managing Risk Mike McCulley, Owner, The McCulley Group
9:00 - 9:30 AM So Your Kid is Coming Back to The Dairy Sannon Ferrell, Professor, Oklahoma State University
9:30 - 10:00 AM Producer Panel: Managing Risk to Secure Profitability  
10:00 - 10:30 AM Exhibit Hall Open & Networking Break  
     
10:30 - 11:00 AM Breakouts Round 1  
  Maximize the Profits From Your Parlor  
  Make Problem Breeders a Thing of The Past Joe Dalton, Professor, Extension Dairy Specialist, Idaho State University
  Jump Start Your Fresh Cows Tom Overton, Director, Pro Dairy, Cornell University
11:10 - 11:40 AM Breakouts Round 2  
  Maximize the Profits From Your Parlor  
  Make Problem Breeders a Thing of The Past Joe Dalton, Professor, Extension Dairy Specialist, Idaho State University
  Jump Start Your Fresh Cows Tom Overton, Director, Pro Dairy, Cornell University
11:50 - 12:20 PM Breakouts Round 3  
  Maximize the Profits From Your Parlor  
  Make Problem Breeders a Thing of The Past Joe Dalton, Professor, Extension Dairy Specialist, Idaho State University
  Jump Start Your Fresh Cows Tom Overton, Director, Pro Dairy, Cornell University
12:30 - 1:30 PM Lunch  
1:30 - 2:00 PM Focus on Sustainability: Build a Healthy Business Curt Covington, Senior Vice President, Agri-Finance, Farmer Mac
2:00 - 2:30 PM Focus on Sustainability: Can You Get to Net Zero?  
2:30 - 3:15 PM Focus on Sustainability: Let's Reach the Next Generation Undeniably Dairy, Olivia Levsky, Dwayne Faber
3:15 - 3:45 PM Producer Panel: Sustainability Superstars  
3:45 - 4:15 PM Exhibit Hall open & Networking Break  
4:15 - 5:00 PM Looking Into the Dairy Industry Crystal Ball Marin Bozic, Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota
5:00 - 6:00 pm Motivational Speaker Joe Theisman, Hall Of Fame NFL Quarterback
6:00 - 7:00 PM Networking Reception  

Wednesday, November 13th 

Time Session Speaker
8:30 - 9:00 AM Breakouts Round 1  
  What's Next for Dairy Policy in Washington DC  
  2020 risk management strategies Mike North, President, Commodity Risk Management
9:10 - 9:40 AM Breakouts Round 2  
  What's Next for Dairy Policy in Washington DC  
9:50 - 10:30 AM 2020 Risk Management Strategies Mike North, President, Commodity Risk Management
  Marketing Challenges and Opportunities in The New Year

 

 

Farm Journal Hemp College to follow the conclusion of the MILK Business Conference. Be sure to easily add this opportunity onto your MILK registration.

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