Discover new ideas through engaging education sessions and exciting keynote speakers. 

Time Name Speakers
9:00 AM - 1:00 PMExhibitor Setup 
1:00 PM - 3:00 PMRegistration & Sponsor Networking 
3:00 PM - 3:15 PMWelcomeKaren Bohnert - Dairy Editorial Director, Farm Journal
3:15 PM - 4:00 PMThe international marketplace, exports today and winning in the futureWilliam Loux - Director of Global Trade Analysis — USDEC
Amy Wagner - Executive V.P., Global Innovation Partnerships — DMI
4:05 PM - 5:00 PMTechnology and the Future of Dairy 
5:00 PM - 6:30 PMOpening Reception & Sponsor Networking - Sponsored by Enogen Feed 
6:30 PMDinner out on the town 
Time Name Speakers
7:15 AM - 8:00 AMBreakfast and Exhibit Hall Open 
8:00 AM - 8:45 AMLabor: How to Become the Employer of Choice Tackling labor on the farm in terms of attracting, retaining and handling labor issues.Stan Moore - Michigan State University Extension
Roger Herrera - Owner — Ahlem Farms, Hilmar, Calif.
8:45 AM - 9:30 AMTechnology: Five Mega Trends in 2022 and Beyond — What Can the Dairy Industry Expect Moving Forward?Aidan Connolly - Cainthus
9:30 AM - 10:00 AMBreak with Exhibits - Sponsored by MILC Group 
10:05 AM - 11:05 AMMental Health - You Don’t Have to Be in A Crisis Before You Address Mental Health. A producer’s open story about mental health struggle and a mental expert offers tips.Ted Mathews - Mental health practitioner
Randy Roecker - Wisconsin dairy producer
11:05 AM - 11:10 AMTransition to breakouts 
11:10 AM - 11:40 AMFocus Sessions Round 1a — Effective use of probiotics in dairy animals — Chr. Hansen Dr. Steve Lerner -
11:10 AM - 11:40 AMFocus Sessions Round 1a — Is Inflammation a Problem Worth Solving in Dairy Cows? — Virtus NutritionDr. Doug Waterman - Eastern Technical Sales Manager — Virtus Nutrition
11:10 AM - 11:40 AMFocus Sessions Round 1a — Ahhh is the New Moo: A Better Way to Dry-Off — Boehringer IngelheimDr. Linda Tikofsky -
11:45 AM - 12:15 PMFocus Sessions Round 1b — Effective use of probiotics in dairy animals — Chr. Hansen Dr. Steve Lerner -
11:45 AM - 12:15 PMFocus Sessions Round 1b — Is Inflammation a Problem Worth Solving in Dairy Cows? — Virtus NutritionDr. Doug Waterman - Eastern Technical Sales Manager — Virtus Nutrition
11:45 AM - 12:15 PMFocus Sessions Round 1b — Ahhh is the New Moo: A Better Way to Dry-Off — Boehringer Ingelheim Dr. Linda Tikofsky -
12:20 PM - 1:05 PMLunch 
1:05 PM - 1:35 PMU.S. Farm Report With Tyne MorganModerator Tyne Morgan - Farm Journal
Dan Basse - Economist and President, AgResource Company
Tanner Ehmke - Lad Economist for Dairy and SpecialtyCcrops, CoBank
Mike North - Principal, ever.ag
1:35 PM - 1:50 PMBreak in Exhibit Hall 
1:50 PM - 2:30 PMHow Will You Feed Your cows in the Future? Learn how artificial intelligence will help play a role in how cows are fed in the future.Dr. Dennis Hancock - Center Director — U.S. Dairy Forage Research Center USDA
2:35 PM - 3:05 PMFocus Sessions Round 2a — Improved Starch Digestibility – Benefits in Feed Efficiency and Environmental Impact — Syngenta/Enogen FeedDr. Alexander N. Hristov - Distinguished Professor of Dairy Nutrition — Penn State University
2:35 PM - 3:05 PMFocus Sessions Round 2a — Feeding Gluco Best and Soy Best to Transition and Lactating Dairy Cows — SOY BEST Dr. David P. Casper - Technical Service Manager
3:10 PM - 3:40 PMFocus Sessions Round 2b — Feeding Gluco Best and Soy Best to Transition and Lactating Dairy Cows — SOY BESTDr. David P. Casper - Technical Service Manager
3:10 PM - 3:40 PMFocus Sessions Round 2b — Topic TBD — IDEXX  
3:10 PM - 3:40 PMFocus Sessions Round 2b — Improved Starch Digestibility – Benefits in Feed Efficiency and Environmental Impact — Syngenta/Enogen FeedDr. Alexander N. Hristov - Distinguished Professor of Dairy Nutrition — Penn State University
3:45 PM - 4:30 PMBeef on Dairy – Food With a Story — Understanding the economics of beef on dairy, as well as the traceability story to help achieve overall performance in the feed yard and performance on the rail.Amanda Arata - Kansas Dairy Development
4:30 PM - 5:30 PMA conversation with Walt Coleman - Controller, Hiland Dairy, Little Rock, Arkansas, and a Retired NFL RefereeWalt Coleman - Hiland Dairy - Controller, NFL - Retired Referee
5:30 PM - 7:00 PMNetworking reception — Sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim 
7:00 PMDinner out on the town 
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7:30 AM - 8:30 AMContinental Breakfast / Expo Open 
8:30 AM - 9:15 AMTurning Manure into MoneyMark Stoermann - Newtrient Chief Operating Officer; Dairy Farmer
9:15 AM - 10:00 AMClosing SpeakerChip Flory - Host, AgriTalk