Indiana Milk Quality Professionals, Inc.
IndianaMilk Quality Professionals, Inc.

Conference Information

The 2017 Indiana Milk Quality Conference will be a multi-day fun filled information packed venture for Indiana Dairy Industry Professionals.

This year it will be held on Tuesday, April 4 and Wednesday, April 5

with more optional events on Monday, April 3.

All events are hosted by the Indiana Milk Quality Professionals, Inc.

(Click on information links below)

 Indiana Milk Quality Professionals, Inc. 2017 Indiana Milk Quality Conference April 4 & 5, 2017

                                        “Sustainability & Déjà vu”

Tuesday April 4, 2017

Moderator – Jeremy Arend

  8:00        Welcome                                                                          Jeremy Arend

  8:15        What’s New At Purdue        Jason Henderson – Purdue University

  8:45        LPC/Bacteria Count Analysis                                   Kurt Fiene – GEA

  9:15        IDP Update                                                              Doug Leman – IDP

  9:30        Genomics                                  Dr. Mike Schutz – Purdue University

10:00        Break & Door Prizes

10:30        Milk Quality and Sustainability Producer Panel -           Moderated by Neil Bendixen

              -Cory Craig                                                                  Herrama Dairy

              -Emily Hoeing                                                             Benton Dairy

              -Dr. Jon Townsend                                                     Purdue Dairy Farm


12:00        Lunch


Moderator – Dr. Bruce Lamb

  1:00        BOAH Update                                                   Dr. Bret Marsh - BOAH

  1:30        ISDA Update                                                       Kimmi Devaney, ISDA

  2:00        Break & Door Prizes 

  2:30        Consumer Perception of Sustainability      

                                                  Dr. Nicole Olynk-Widmar – Purdue University 

3:00        Sustainability Panel                                                         

Moderated by Dr. Nicole Olynk-Widmar – Purdue University        

                -Wal-Mart                               TBA

                - Prairie Farms Dairy, Inc.     Dave Lattan – Prairie Farms Dairy, Inc.

                -Organic Valley                       Shannon R. Havlik – Organic Valley

  4:30        Ice Cream Production                           TBA – Ice Cream Specialities

                                                                                                            Moderator –   Doug LEman

 6:30               Awards Banquet – Keynote Speaker                       John Cleland

                                                                “The History of the Purdue Creamery” 

 8:30                Hospitality Room Opens



Wednesday April 5, 2017

Moderator –   Andrew Kuehnert

  8:00        IMQP Business Meeting

  8:15        Milk Flavor Attributes      

                                                 Dr. Rafael Jimenez-Flores – Ohio State University

  8:45        ADAI Update                                                        Jackie Barber - ADAI

  9:00        Dairy Division Update                                      Doug Metcalf – BOAH

  9:30        Farm Bureau Update                        Greg Slipher – IN Farm Bureau

  9:45        Break & Door Prizes                                                        

10:15        Monitoring Technologies

                                                            Dr. Jeffery Bewly – University of Kentucky

11:00        Why Do People Choose Dairy Alternatives                    

                                                                 Kristen Harris – National Dairy Council

11:45        Wrap Up & Adjourn Conference                                        

Subject to Change

IMQP - Agenda 2017.pdf
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Contact Us Today!

Indiana Milk Quality Professionals, Inc.

@ Robin Fuhrman, Secretary/Treasurer

P.O. Box 10419

Fort Wayne, IN 46852

Phone: 260-483-6436


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