Wisconsin Governor-elect Tony Evers will speak at the 2018 PDPW Dairy Food & Policy Summit Thursday. Several key influencers and prominent experts from the food and dairy industries, government and regulatory agencies will be in the room to discuss the most pressing issues facing your business today. If you want to take part in positive changes for dairy, make plans to attend.
2018 Dairy Food & Policy Summit Agenda
Day 1: Wednesday, Dec 19
5:30 pm: Day 1 concludes
Prevailing in uncertain times
Sheila Harsdorf, Secretary, Wisconsin Dept.
A global view of dairy
Matt McKnight, COO, US Dairy Export Council
Ag policy, trade and the U.S. dollar
Dan Basse, President, AgResource Company
Dairy trends panel: Look ahead, get ahead
Facilitator – Linda Wenck, MorganMyers with Adrian Bota, Origin Milk; Laurie Horn, Foremost Farms; Scott Flakenberg, Kwik Trip, Inc. and Ankica Runac, Fairlife
Specialty cheese reception
Sponsored by Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin
Day 2: Thursday, Dec 20
9:00 am: Summit reconvenes
3:00 pm: Summit concludes
Agricultural updates from Washington
Greg Ibach, USDA Under Secretary
Chat with Chad
Chad Vincent, CEO, Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin
Remember when bacon wasn’t so sexy
Bill Even, CEO, National Pork Board
Wisconsin update: NR 151
Facilitator- Eric Cooley, UW Discovery Farms, Mary Anne Lowndes and Mike Gilbertson, Department of Natural Resources
Connecting the dots on transportation Emily Yeiser Stepp, Senior Director, FARM Program, and Chase DeCoite, Director for Beef Quality Assurance Programs, Natl. Cattlemen’s Beef Association
You can call 800.947.7379 to register.
Member: $100/person (1 day); $150/person (2 days)
Non-Member: $225/person (1 day); $275/person (2 days)
*Ask about our student and government rates.
Registration fee covers workshop, materials and lunch; NOT hotel
706 Nolen Drive, Madison, Wis.