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)
Moderator – Jeremy Arend
8:00 Welcome Jeremy Arend
8:15 What’s New At Purdue Dr. Jason Henderson – Purdue University
8:45 LPC/Bacteria Count Analysis Kurt Fiene – GEA
9:15 A Snapshot from IDP 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 - DFA
-Jeff Beer Beer Dairy Inc.
-Nathan Kuehnert Kuehnert Dairy, Inc.
-Dr. Jon Townsend Purdue Dairy Farm
Moderator – Dr. Bruce Lamb
1:00 Adapting to Change is Only the Beginning Dr. Bret Marsh - BOAH
1:30 Advocating for Indiana Agriculture 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 Adam Bradley - Wal-Mart
- Prairie Farms Dairy, Inc. Dave Lattan – Prairie Farms Dairy, Inc.
-Organic Valley Shannon R. Havlik – Organic Valley
4:30 Inclusion Quality Louie Jolley - 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
Moderator – Andrew Kuehnert
8:00 IMQP Business Meeting
8:15 Nutritional Role of the Milkfat Globule Membrane
Dr. Rafael Jimenez-Flores – Ohio State University
8:45 Making the Connection - Farmers & Customers Jackie Barber - ADAI
9:00 Dairy Matters Doug Metcalf – BOAH
9:30 Latest Statehouse News 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
Elieke Demmer, Ph.D. – National Dairy Council
11:45 Wrap Up & Adjourn Conference
Subject to Change
Indiana Milk Quality Professionals, Inc.
@ Robin Fuhrman, Secretary/Treasurer
P.O. Box 10419
Fort Wayne, IN 46852