Topics covered in this episode include:
- How dairy researchers and food companies work together to together to identify research projects that provide real world applications to the challenges facing food manufacturers.
- How research priorities are identified.
- Examples of past research projects that have helped solve a challenge to create dairy products consumers desire.
- How the MDFRC is structured and works with national research centers.
Other recent podcast episode share conversations that address dairy research and sustainability with the National Dairy Council’s Dr. Greg Miller and Allen Merrill, a dairy farmer and Chairman of the Midwest Dairy board; retail opportunities for dairy with industry expert Doug Adams; export opportunities and a trade mission through the lens of a Midwest Dairy farmer and Dairy Management Inc. board member Lowell Mueller; and driving dairy demand around the globe with President and CEO of the U.S. Dairy Export Council, Tom Vilsack.