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2016: 42nd Southern Dairy Conference

The Status of Dairy MarketsAndrew NovakovicCornell University
Economic Principles for Dairy Producers
to Think About
Kevin DhuyvetterElanco
Trends and Innovations in Dairy ProductsCheryl HaynSoutheast United Dairy Industry
Association, Inc.
New Marketing Strategies for the Next GenerationAndrew NovakovicCornell University

NMPF'S FARM Program - Version 3.0 - The History
and Importance of the Program and Changes Coming for 2017
Karen JordanFARM Technical Advisor, Large Animal Veterinarian, Dairy Producer

Serving up TPP at the Dairy Table
Veronica NighAmerican Farm Bureau
GMO 101: Separating Fact from FictionWayne ParrottUniversity of Georgia
Organic Dairying: Opportunities and ChallengesGerry Cohn
Henry Bruns 
Butch Lay
Organic Valley 
Southeast Milk Inc. 
Organic Dairy Producer
Feeding Strategies for Low Milk PriceMike HutjensUniversity of Illinois
New Insights into the Importance of Rumen Development in Dairy HeifersKristy DanielsVirginia Tech
New Insights into the People Side of Milk QualitySusan SchexnayderUniversity of Tennessee
Milk Quality Observations from 300 Farm Visits Amanda Stone
Chandler Blakely 
University of Kentucky
University of Tennessee 
Using Consultive Audits to Improve Milk Quality
and Heat Abatement 
Dave Ohman Diamond V 
Multiple Component Pricing in the SoutheastJohn NewtonNational Milk Producers Federation

2015: 41st Southern Dairy Conference

U.S. Dairy Situation and OutlookBob CroppUniversity of Wisconsin
Global Dairy Situation: What Does It Mean For Southern Dairy Producers?Jerry DryerDairy Market Analyst
An Update on the New Margin Protection Program for DairyScott BrownUniversity of Missouri
New Farm Bill Crop Provisions: Effects on the Dairy IndustryJoe OutlawTexas A&M University
Reinventing the Fluid Milk CategoryCheryl HaynSoutheast United Dairy Industry Association, Inc.
Fluid Milk Innovations and Consumer TrendsMadlyn DaleySVP, Knowledge and Insights, Dairy Management Inc.
A View From Washington, DC on the Dairy Policy DebateMary KniggeMinority Staff, Committee on Agriculture, House of Representatives
Issues Update From National Milk Producers FederationJim MulhernNational Milk Producers Federation
Precision Dairy Applications Toward Improved Animal Well BeingJeffrey BewleyUniversity of Kentucky
Well-being of Dairy Calves: Feeding and Housing ConsiderationsStephanie WardMississippi State University
Protecting Your Farm In Today's Legal ClimateTiffany Dowell Texas A&M AgriLife Extension
Animal Welfare and Animal ActivistsCarrie Mess“Dairy Carrie” – Dairy Industry Advocate

2014: 40th Southern Dairy Conference

Dairy Situation and OutlookScott BrownUniversity of Missouri
Dairy Policy With a New Farm Bill
Scott Brown
University of Missouri
Impact of SNAP/Food Nutrition Assistance on Dairy Pricing and Policy
Bill Herndon
Mississippi State University
Global Markets
Margaret Speich
U.S. Dairy Export Council
Southeast & Florida Milk Marketing Orders
Patrick Clark
Federal Orders 6 & 7
Grazing on the Dairy in the Southeastern U.S.
Dennis Hancock
University of Georgia
Organic Production and Economics in the Southeast
Gerry Cohn
Organic Valley Cooperative
Building Consumer Confidence in Today's World
Cheryl Hayn
SUDIA
Future of Dairy Foods: Research and Human Health
Chris Cifelli
National Dairy Council
Building Coalitions
Gary Cartwright
North Carolina State University
Dairy Collaboration Programs: Success Stories
Malarie Robins
North Carolina Dairy Advantage
Dairy Collaboration Programs: Success StoriesMaury Cox
Kentucky Dairy Development Coucil
Dairy Collaboration Programs: Success StoriesDan Clark
Kentucky Dairy Producer
Dairy Collaboration Programs: Media Perspective
Corey Geiger
Hoard's Dairyman
Dairy Collaboration Programs: Cooperative Perspectives
Paul Bikowitz, Jim Baird, Randy McGinnis, Jay Bryant, & Tom Pittman
Southeast Milk, Inc., Lone State Milk Producers, Inc., Dairy Farmers of America, Maryland and Virginia Milk Producers, & Premier Milk, Inc.
Producer Feedback: Dairy Margin Insurance Workshops
Joe Horner
University of Missouri

2013: 39th Southern Dairy Conference

 Dairy Situation and Outlook
Mark Stephenson
University of Wisconsin-Madison
 Farm Bill Dairy Policy
Joe Outlaw
Texas A&M
Politics, Farm Bill, and Ethanol: Their Impacts on Dairying in the Southeast
Joe Wright
Southeast Milk Cooperative
Balancing and the US Role in Global Markets
Mark Stephenson
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Lowered SCC Impact on Profitability
Gina Pighetti
University of Tennessee
What's the Weather?  Climatic Effects on Agriculture
David Zierden
Florida State University
 From Farm to Fork to Farm: Recycling Grocery Store Waste into Dairy Cattle Feed
Mark Froetschel
University of Georgia
 Effectively Using Margin Insurance
David Anderson
Texas A&M
Future of Dairy Foods Research
Cheryl Hayn
SUDIA
MooTube: Using Social Media to Advocate for Ag
Stephanie Ward
Mississippi State University
Evaluating Value-Added Dairy Markets
Hal Pepper
University of Tennessee
 On-Farm Processing
Elizabeth Chaney
Kentucky
On-Farm Processing
Butch Smith
Mississippi
Compost Bedded Pack Barns: Cow and Economic Factors
Jeffrey Bewley
University of Kentucky
Compost Bedded Pack Barns: Composting and Design Considerations
Joe Taraba
University of Kentucky
2012: 38th Southern Dairy Conference
The Road Ahead for the Dairy Industry: Challenges and Opportunities
Scott Brown
University of Missouri
 Dairy Security Act of 2011
Scott Brown
University of Missouri
Dairy Policy (Priorities) and the Southeast
Calvin Covington
Dairy Breed and Cooperative Executive
Factors Impacting Farm Milk Prices
Calvin Covington
Dairy Breed and Cooperative Executive
 Developing the Image of Dairy Farmers in the Southeast
Cheryl Hayn
SUDIA
Improving Animal Well-Being Through Facilities Management
Peter Krawczel
University of Tennessee
Experiences in Teaching Price Risk Management using the FACTsim Market Simulation
John Van Sickle/Mary Sowerby
University of Florida
Enhancing Dairy's Image by Building Consumer Trust
Mollie Waller
Dairy Management Inc.
 Growing North Carolina's Dairy Industry
Shannon Davidson
North Carolina State University
The Next Generation of the Dairy Industry
Cathy Williams
Louisiana State University
The "Grazing Dairy Model."  Providing a Viable and Exciting Business Opportunity for Young and Old
Tony Finch
Grassland Dairies, LLC
 Transition of Farm Ownership
David Marrison
Ohio State University
 2011: 37th Southern Dairy Conference
 State of the dairy industryDavid Anderson
Texas A&M University
 Milk Marketing Agencies in Common....Do They Really Work?Jim Sleper
Land O' Lakes
How are Farms and Plants Impacted by Variation in Prices
David Anderson
Texas A&M University
 A Better Understanding of Livestock's Contribution to Climate ChangeKim Stackhouse
UC-Davis
 What Consumers are Saying about DairyCheryl Hayn
SUDIA
 Practical Strategies for Reducing SCC at the Farm LevelSteve Nickerson
University of Georgia
 Making Milk Quality SimpleDavid Sumrall
Dairy Production Systems
The Growth of Grazing in the South
Joe Horner
DFA-Dairy Grazing Services
 Optimization of Pasture in the South 
A.L. "Sonny" Boyd
Mississippi Dairy Producer
 Animal Agriculture's Response to Animal Activism GroupsWayne Greene
Auburn University
 Addressing Price Volatility
Mark Stephenson
University of Wisconsin-Madison
 Maintaining a Presence: The Land Grant's Future Role in the Southern Dairy IndustryBob Harmon, Gary Hay, Terry Kiser
University of Kentucky, Louisiana State University, Mississippi State University
Dairy Industry Advisory Committee and The 2012 Farm Bill
Mark Stephenson
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Globalization of the Dairy IndustryJim DickrellDairy Today
2010: 36th Southern Dairy Conference
State of the dairy industry
Scott Brown
University of Missouri
 Holstein Association USA dairy price stabilization programLucas Sjostrom
Holstein Association
 Foundation for the future in milk pricingJerry Kozak
National Milk Producers Federation  
Supply management: processor perspectiveJerry Slominski
International Dairy Foods Association
 Producing NASS dairy statistics
Joe Gaynor
National Agriculture Statistics Service
Will $4 corn shift US milk production back to the east?
Bill Herndon
Mississippi State University
 Nutritional and health benefits of dairy foods
Douglas DiRienzo
National Dairy Council
Social media and our image
Cheryl Hayn
SUDIA  
Production and consumption of raw milk: Can science inform the debate pitting consumer choice and public health?
Michael Payne
California Dairy Quality Assurance Program
 Outbreaks due to unpasteurized dairy products in the United States
Casey Barton Behravesh
Center for Disease Control and Prevention
 New faces, new ideas in dairy at Mississippi StateStephanie Hill and Jamie Larson
Mississippi State University
Why I am excited about pasture based dairying 
Ronald St. John
Alliance Dairies
 A producer organization’s efforts to sustain the Kentucky dairy industryMaury Cox
Kentucky Dairy Development Council  
Environmental sustainability: a benefit of animal productivity
Roger Cady
Elanco Animal Health
2009: 35th Southern Dairy Conference
A Perspective on Federal Milk Marketing Orders
Calvin Covington
Southeast Milk, Inc.
 State of the Dairy Industry
Steve Larson
Hoard's Dairyman
The Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 (a.k.a The Farm Bill)
Mark Stephenson
Cornell University
 Outlook for Milk Prices
Mark Stephenson
Cornell University
Dairy Sustainability: Creating Value and Profitability from Cow to Consumer
Rick Naczi
Dairy Management Inc.
National Dairy Challenge Update
Gary Hay
Louisiana State University
New Directions: Meeting Unmet Demand Through Partnerships and Innovation
Cheryl Hayn
SUDIA
 Consequences to U.S. Dairy Exports of a Softer Market
Margaret Speich
U.S. Dairy Export Council
 Meeting the Challenges of Tracing Milk from Farm to the Plant
Chris Thompson
University of Kentucky

 Recent Changes to FMMO Provisions

Sue Mosley 

Federal Market Administrator 

 

Freedom of Use of Scientifically Proven Technologies in Dairy Production

 

Terry Etherton

Pennsylvania State University

 

Adaptations of Dairy to Increasing Feed, Fuel and Fertilizer Costs and Regional Competitiveness

 

David Anderson

Texas A &M University

 

Impact of Genomics on Genetic Improvement of Dairy Cattle

 

Bennet Cassell

Virginia Tech

Animal Rights, Animal Welfare and the Dairy Industry

 

Kay Johnson Smith

Animal Agriculture Alliance

2008: 34th Southern Dairy Conference

National Dairy Situation and Outlook

 

Bob Cropp

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Farm Bill and Dairy Policy Developments

 

Scott Brown

University of Missouri

U.S. Dairy Trade and Class III/IV Pricing

 

Bob Cropp

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Immigration Reform: Status and Outlook

 

Stefphanie Gambrell

American Farm Bureau Federation

SUDIA Update: Enriching Milk with Omega-3's

 

Gail Barnes

Dairy Management Inc.

Dairy Product Innovations

 

P.D. Stroup

Nestle Business Services

Future of Dairy Industry in the Southeast U.S.

 

Sonia Fabian

Dairy Farmers of America

Value of Milk Quality Tests for Predicting Shelf Life 

Rob Ralyea

Cornell University

 

MS Milk Producers Transportation Cost Assistance Loan Fund

 

Bill Herndon

Miss. State University

The NC Dairy Industry Stabilization and Growth Program

 

Geoff Benson

NC State University

 

What Can USDA Data Tell Us About the Competitiveness of Dairying in the South?

 

Jim MacDonald

USDA/Economic Research Service

 

Review of Florida/Georgia Dairy Business Analysis Project

 

Albert DeVries

University of Florida

 

Status of Dairy Production and Flow of Milk in the Southeast Region

 

Sue Mosley

 

Atlanta Federal Milk Market Administrator

 

Bio-energy Revolution and Its Impact on Dairy and Agricultural Sectors

 

David Anderson

Texas A &M University

2007: 33rd Southern Dairy Conference

National Dairy Situation and Outlook 

Ken Bailey

Pennsylvania State University

Trade, Farm Bill and Dairy Policy Developments 

Scott Brown

University of Missouri

Energy Outlook/Ethanol & Biodiesel Production

Matt Roberts

Ohio State University

 

Ethanol & Biofuel Production: Impacts on Dairy & Feed Costs

David Anderson

Texas A &M University

Organic Milk Update

Madlyn Daley

Dairy Management Inc.

 

Overview of U.S. Dairy Products Trade: Impact on U.S. Dairy Prices

Ken Bailey

Pennsylvania State University

State Dairy Incentives/Legislation & Program Overview

Hal Harris

Clemson University

 

Why Am I Investing in the Dairy Business in the

Southeast?

David Sumrall

Mississippi Dairy Producer

 

Green Hill Dairy, Grassy Flats Dairy and Sweet Grass Dairy

 

Al and Desiree Wehner

Dairy Producers

 

New Zealand Dairy Farm Expansion in the U.S.: Why Southern Missouri?

Kyle Bounous

Dairy Farmers of America

Why Has Pasture-based Dairying Developed in Missouri?

Charles Fletcher

Missouri Dairy Producer

Update on the Status of the EPA Air Quality Study

Jim Tillison

National Milk Producers Federation

2006: 32nd Southern Dairy Conference

National Dairy Situation and Outlook

Mark Stephenson

Cornell University

 

DOHA Round of Trade Negotiations and Impact on US Dairy Sector

Bob Yonkers

 

International Dairy Foods Association

2007 Farm Bill and Possible Impact on Dairy

Mark Stephenson

Cornell University

 

USDA Dairy Statistics: How are they collected and how reliable are they?

Jim Miller

USDA/Economic Research Service

 

SUDIA (Southeast United Dairy Industry Association, Inc.) Update

Chris Moore

Dairy Management Inc.

Where Are We Headed With Milk Based Beverages?

John Rushing

NC State University

Organic Dairy Production Outlook

Greg Welsh

Organic Valley Family of Farms

Natural and Grass Based Milk Production and Marketing

Mark Halstead

Arkansas Dairy Farmer

 

California Experience with Raw Milk Sales: Demand, Health, Regulations

John Bruhn

University of California-Davis

 

A Regional Response Plan for Foreign Animal Disease & Bio-terrorism

Jimmy Tickel

 

North Carolina Department of Agriculture

State Bio-security Response Plans

Lee Myers

Georgia State Veterinarian

Dairy Air Quality Issues and Status Report

Daniela Bals

National Milk Producers Federation

 

Hurricane Katrina and the Dairy Industry in Southeast: Impact and Lessons Learned

Gary Hay

Louisiana State University

 

Lessons We Have Learned From New York Financial Data

Mark Stephenson

Cornell University

Current and Projected Milk Supply in the Southeast

Sue Mosley

Atlanta Federal Milk Market Administrator

 

 

What We Are Doing or What We Think Should Be Done to Increase Mailbox Prices in Order to Sustain the Southeast Dairy Industry

Ernie Yates

Dean Foods

 

 

What We Are Doing or What We Think Should Be Done to Increase Mailbox Prices in Order to Sustain the Southeast Dairy Industry

Calvin Covington

Southeast Milk, Inc.

2005: 31st Southern Dairy Conference

National Dairy Situation and Outlook

L.J. “Bees” Butler

University of California-Davis

National Dairy Policy: Where are we headed?


Scott Brown

University of Missouri

Where are Federal Orders Headed?

Dana Coale

USDA/AMS

The proposed merger of FO 5&7: Why or Why Not?

Bill Herndon

Miss. State University

SUDIA/Promotion Update

Cheryl Hayn

SUDIA

Market Concentration

Hal Harris

Clemson University

Criteria for Acceptable Mergers

Chris Hardee

US Department of Justice

Regional Competitiveness: A Southeast Perspective

Albert DeVries

University of Florida

Regional Competitiveness: A California Perspective

L.J. “Bees” Butler

University of California-Davis

Dairy Programs and the Land Grant Universities

Jack Britt

University of Tennessee

The Next Challenge: New Air Quality Rules

Saqib Mukhtar

Texas A &M University

EU CAP Reform: Dairy Impacts

M. J-M Trarieux

EU Delegation to the US

A Global View of Dairy Trade Issues and Policies

Simon Tucker

Fonterra Group Ltd.

The Next Challenge: Johne's & Crohn's Disease?

John Rushing

NC State University

Observations on the Dairy Industry

Jim Dickrell

Dairy Today

2004: 30th Southern Dairy Conference

National Dairy Situation and Outlook

Ken Bailey

Pennsylvania State University

Balancing a Deficit Market

Jeff Sims

SMA

Southeast Milk Inc.'s New Ultra-Filtration Venture

Calvin Covington

SMI

Federal Order Hearing Issues

Bill Thomas

University of Georgia

New Initiatives from the Dairy Check-off

Bob Earle

SUDIA

 

Attracting New Dairy Farm Ventures - The Vreba-Hoff Experience

Cecelia Conway

 

Vreba-Hoff Dairy Development, LLC

Generating Electricity from Dairy Waste

Dick Waybright

Mason-Dixon Farms

New Research on Obesity and Health Related Issues

Cheryl Hayn

SUDIA

Conjugated Linoleic Acids in Milk & Their Implications in Human Health

Joe Herbein

Virginia Tech

Marketing New Generation Dairy Drinks

Tony Shcoenfuss

General Mills

 

2003 NCIMS Proposals - FDA Adoption of Resolutions from NCIMS

Lezette Earhart

FDA

 

The CWT Experience & Current National Dairy Policy Issues 

Jerry Kozak

National Milk Producers Federation

 

Implications of a Mandatory National Animal ID System including Country-Of-Origin Labeling (COOL)

Bill Herndon

Miss. State University

Animal Agricultural Issues Associated with Biosecurity

Vanaye Reece

USDA-APHIS

Dairy Trade Issues including Milk Protein Concentrates

Ken Bailey

Pennsylvania State University

DFA's New Milk Protein Concentrate Initiative

Terry Childs

Fonterra Group Ltd.

2003: 29th Southern Dairy Conference

 

Dairy Situation and Outlook and the Impact of the New Farm Bill

Mark Stephenson

Cornell University

Promotion of Dairy Products

Bob Earle

SUDIA

 

Environmental Regulations and the Dairy Industry: The New EPA Rule

Sam Sampath

EPA

Impact of the Election on the Dairy Industry

Charlie Garrison

 

Southeast Dairy Farmers Association

Dairy Product Safety

Mickey Childers

Dairy Farmers of America

Building a Positive Image for the Dairy Industry

 

SUDIA

The Dairy Check-Off and What's at Stake?

Mark Stephenson

Cornell University

Issues Associated with Lowering Somatic Cell Counts

Stephen Nickerson

Virginia Tech

Globalization and Global Business Arrangements 

Mark Beck

US Dairy Export Council

Security and Biosecurity Issues in the Dairy Industry: On the Dairy Farm

Kenneth B. Graves

Bearden Dairy Research Center

2002: 28th Southern Dairy Conference

Dairy Situation and Outlook

Bob Cropp

University of Wisconsin-Madison

 

Challenges and Opportunities for Dairying in The Southeast

Ron St. John

Florida Dairy Producer

Tracking Milk Shipments with New Technology

Jana McCrary

Southeast Milk, Inc.

Biosecurity - Cost of Programs

Tom McGinn

North Carolina

Dairy Mergers - Processors and Cooperatives

Geoff Benson

NC State University

Consumer Animal Care Expectations

Ken Olson

KEO Consulting

Changing the Dairy Industry of the Future

Greg Soehnlen

Creative Edge Design Group

Current Federal Order Issues

Howard McDowell

USDA

Farm Bill 2002

Bob Cropp

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Farm Bill Implications for Dairy

Ron Eldridge

National Milk Producers Federation

Farm Bill Implications for Dairy

Connie Tipton

International Dairy Foods Association

2001: 27th Southern Dairy Conference

Dairy Situation & Outlook 2000-2001

Mark Stephenson

Cornell Universit

U.S. Top Dairies: Benchmarks for Success

Mark Stephenson

Cornell University

 On Farm Milk Concentration-Current and Future Use

Richard Fleming

Federal Market Administrator

 2001 Dairy Situation & Outlook and Dairy Policy Alternatives

Bill Herndon

Miss. State University

Response to Herndon's Outlook

Wayne Gauthier

Louisiana State University

History of Milk Market Regulations

Farrah Newberry

 

Forces For Change in the Agriculture Industries: How Does It Affect Dairy?

Steve Sonka

University of Illinois

Evaluating Generic Promotion Programs


Bill Thomas

University of Georgia

An Objective View of the Northeast or New England Dairy Compact and Its Effect on Other Markets

Ken Bailey

Pennsylvania State University

Environmental Factors Effecting Dairy Production

Carissa Itle

National Milk Producers Federation

Effect of region and herd size on dairy management parameters

G. H. Oleggini et al.

University of Georgia

Federal Milk Order Reform: What Do You Like and What Don't You Like?

Sue Mosley

Federal Market Administrator

Southern Dairy Conference 2001

Charlie Garrison

Southeast Dairy Farmers Association

Southern Dairy Conference: New Marketing Coalitions

Robert Shore

VA-MD Milk Producers Association

2001 Elections: Impact On Dairy Policy

Roger Eldridge

National Milk Producers Federation

2000: 26th Southern Dairy Conference

Change in Milk and Cheese Promotion in the South

Bob Earle

SUDIA

Dairy Situation and Outlook

Mark Stephenson

Cornell University

Dairy Situation and Outlook Discussion

Jeff Sims

 

Dairy Cooperative Marketing Agency

Seasonal Class I Price Differentials

Richard Kilmer

University of Florida

Dairy Farmers: Who Will Survive? 

Bill Thomas

University of Georgia

Current Status of Dairy Science and Agricultural Economics Departments/Programs at Land Grant Universities - Faculty, Students, and Facilities 

Tom Scott

Clemson University

Dairy Options Pilot Program

Lon Burke

Risk Management Agency, USDA

 

Dairy Policy, Agriculture Hearings, and Presidential Politics: The View from Washington 

Charles Garrison

Washington D.C.

 

The Impact of Federal Order Reform on the Southeast Dairy Industry

Chris Nubern

National Milk Producers Federation

 

Impact of Federal Order Reform from a Market Administrator's Perspective 

Sue Mosley

Market Administrator

1999: 25th Southern Dairy Conference

 

Producer Promotions (GOT MILK, etc.) and Processor Promotions (Milk PEP)

 

Bob Earle/Scott Mayfield

SUDIA

Generic Advertising-Does it work?

Harry Kaiser

Cornell University

Dairy Situation and Outlook

Bob Cropp

University of Wisconsin-Madison

 

Fed/State Environmental Regulations: Impacts & Implications

Hilda Hatzell

EPA

Projected Impact of New Technology on Milk Marketing

David Barbano

Cornell University

World Trade Issues

Chris Nubern

National Milk Producers Federation

 

Impact of a Compact on Milk Supplies as well as Farm and Retail Prices

Ken Becker

Northeast Dairy Compact

 

Seasonality in Supply and Demand: Implications for the South

John Wilson

Dairy Farmers of America

 

Adult South Carolinians' Opinions about Animal Agriculture

 

 

B. J. Vander Mey et al.

Clemson University