Join Us at the 2020 PA Dairy Summit

To spark excitement and encourage collaboration across the dairy industry, the 2020 Pennsylvania Dairy Summit is set for February 5-6, 2020. Nationally recognized as one of the best conferences for dairy professionals, you will learn from experts across the industry and walk away with techniques and technologies to remain profitable, ready for change, and empowered to reignite your commitment to dairy!

When: Wednesday, Feb. 5 to Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020

Where: Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center | State College, PA

How to register: Register online or print a registration form and mail/fax it back to us

Learn more about this year’s program.


Considering the challenging economics in the industry going into 2020, the Professional Dairy Managers of Pennsylvania and the Center for Dairy Excellence are offering grants and support to dairy producers to reduce the cost of registration for the Dairy Summit.

Dairy producers will receive a more than 65% discount to attend both days of the Summit, with registration being $75 for the first producer who registers and $50 for each additional person from the farm. Registration is $25 for producers who want to attend only one day of the conference.

The deadline for discounted registration is Friday, January, 24. Register today!



Ty Bennett, the founder of Leadership, Inc., will speak on “Igniting the Storyteller in You.” He will provide fresh insight and new perspective so you can take concrete steps to improve your life and career. As one of the youngest speakers to receive the Certified Speaking Professional Designation from the National Association of Speakers, Bennett works to empower individuals to challenge their status quo and cultivate exceptional relationships.

Reignite your life and career discover how to compete in extraordinary ways.


Clay McCarty, of McCarty Family Farms, LLC, will share his insights and experience from his multi-generational dairy farm in western Kansas where they create wholesome products with the future in mind. Their state-of-the-art processing plant is the only one of its kind in North America and maximizes quality and environmental sustainability. The plant allows the McCarty’s to have a true partnership with their customer, The Dannon Company, and a closer relationship with consumers.

Reignite your business with the future in mind see how this dairy committed to sustainability.


Sue McCloskey, creative director at Fair Oaks Farms, will speak on “Fairlife: Sparking the Fire for Innovation.” McCloskey and her husband ran a successful dairy veterinary consulting practice in Southern California before moving to New Mexico and creating Select Milk Producers, the fifth largest milk cooperative in the country. In 1999, they moved to Indiana to create one of the largest dairy farms in the country and simultaneously opened Fair Oaks Farms, the country’s largest and most recognized agritourism attraction.

Reignite your outlook on innovation in today’s marketplace.



Dr. Frank Mitloehner, professor and air quality specialist at the University of California, Davis, will expose the truth about animal agriculture and climate change and renew producers’ confidence in their contributions to improved climate conditions in the U.S. Dr. Mitloehner’s eye-opening data exposes the inaccurate information the public is exposed to and confirms that dairy farmers have the high ground because their cows are the solution, not the problem, for greenhouse gas emissions.

Reignite your optimism about animal agriculture and climate change.

Register for the 2020 Pennsylvania Dairy Summit

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