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Dairy Forum 2021

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President’s Address: Dairy Evolved

In the opening session, IDFA President and CEO Michael Dykes, D.V.M., sat down for a one-on-one intervi...

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C-Suite Talks from the Top - Jeff Fielkow

Taking a page from the popularity of TED talks, Dairy Forum featured dairy industry leaders who gave co...

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C-Suite Talks from the Top - Patricia Stroup

Taking a page from the popularity of TED talks, Dairy Forum featured dairy industry leaders who gave co...

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C-Suite Talks from the Top - Shane Grant

Taking a page from the popularity of TED talks, Dairy Forum featured dairy industry leaders who gave co...

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Featured Training & Education

Introduction to Dairy Product Labeling

This two-session training opportunity will provide you and your staff with the essential information yo...

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Dairy Accounting and Finance 2.0

Efficiency, strategy and skills are the focus of IDFA's Dairy Accounting and Finance 2.0. Learn the ins...

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Regulatory RoundUP Webinar Series

As one of the most highly regulated food industries in the United States, dairy must comply with regula...

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Role of Environmental Monitoring in Assuring Safety of Milk and Dairy Products

Incidence of foodborne illness outbreaks and recalls are too common despite efforts of the food indu...

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Virtual Programming

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Wellbeing and Resilience for Better Leadership

These are unprecedented times, the pressure is high, especially on leaders who need to respond by cr...

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Future Of Work

Key trends like adoption of automation and digitalization, changing consumer preferences, and the ev...

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Water Management Best Practices

Effective management of water is becoming increasingly critical for dairy processors as the cost for...

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Turning High Potentials into Successful Leaders: The Missing Link In Leadership Development & C-Suite Succession Planning

Leadership Development is hard. Accordingly to recent research 66% of companies invest in programs t...

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IDFA Membership Briefing - June 2021

IDFA presents the June 2021 Membership Briefing to learn the many ways IDFA is working to make a differ...

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Season 3, Episode 2: Farm Fresh: The Producer's Perspective

Happy June Dairy Month, and what a time to celebrate our industry!  Americans sure love dairy,....

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OSHA COVID-19 Update – How the “Re-Opening” Impacts Dairy’s Compliance

With the health and safety of their workers a top priority, dairy companies face changing COVID-19 w...

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The Dairy Download Podcast

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The Dairy Download: Sn2, Ep6: Innovation Insiders

From sit-down meals to snacks on-the-go, food manufacturers are working to keep ahead of new and tas...

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The Dairy Download: Season 2, Episode 8: Cheesehead Dreaming

As the world’s cheese capital, Wisconsin is home to more than 600 varieties of wheels, sticks, slice...

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The Dairy Download: Season 2, Episode 9: We All Scream For Ice Cream!

Temperatures are warming up. Time for flip flops, swimming pools and your favorite frozen treat. In....

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Season 3, Episode 2: Farm Fresh: The Producer's Perspective

Happy June Dairy Month, and what a time to celebrate our industry!  Americans sure love dairy,....

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COVID-Related Resources

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COVID-19 Testing: New Best Practices and Strategies for Limiting Transmission and Ensuring Safety

IDFA members can view the content from this webinar above. If you are a member and can not see the v...

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Preparing for COVID-19 Lawsuits: What You Can Do Today to Prevent and Successfully Defend Lawsuits by Employees and the Public

Food producers and retailers are facing a wave of class action lawsuits by their workers and the pub...

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PPP Loan Forgiveness Update – What it Means for Dairy

Recorded: Wednesday, June 24, 2020 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Eastern Slides for this presentation can be foun...

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IDFA Briefing on USDA’s New Food Box Distribution Program

On April 24, 2020, USDA released a solicitation and information on the $3 billion Food Box...

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OSHA COVID-19 Update – How the “Re-Opening” Impacts Dairy’s Compliance

With the health and safety of their workers a top priority, dairy companies face changing COVID-19 w...

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Dairy Innovator Dialogues

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Dairy Innovator Dialogues Live - Episode 5: Siobhan Talbot, Managing Director, Glanbia

IDFA members can view "Dairy Innovator Dialogues Live - Episode 5: Siobhan Talbot, Managing Director...

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Dairy Innovator Dialogues Live - Episode 4: Dan Zagzebski, President & CEO, Great Lakes Cheese

IDFA members can view this episode of Dairy Innovator Dialogues Live. If you are a member and can no...

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Dairy Innovator Dialogues Live – Episode 3: Rick Smith, president and CEO of Dairy Farmers of America

IDFA’s Dairy Innovator Dialogues series, which goes behind the scenes with today's most respected an...

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Dairy Innovator Dialogues Live - Episode 2: Jeff Fielkow, President & CEO, Tetra Pak, U.S. & Canada

 Posted August 14, 2020 IDFA members can view this second episode of Dairy Innovator Dialo...

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Manuals

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Milk, Yogurt & Cultured Products Labeling Manual (2019 Edition)

To assist the dairy industry with understanding the details of these complex labeling changes IDFA has...

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Cheese Labeling Manual (2019 Edition)

To assist the dairy industry with understanding the details of these complex labeling changes IDFA has...

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Ice Cream and Frozen Desserts Labeling Manual (2019 Edition)

To assist the dairy industry with understanding the details of these complex labeling changes IDFA has...

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All Resources

Regulatory RoundUP

IDFA experts and regulatory decision-makers presented sessions devoted to understanding the intent b...

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Help! Microbial Issues Are Plaguing My Plant Environment!

Around every corner, especially in every harborage area, microbes are lurking and ready to cause a f...

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Beyond Our Borders: A Global Dairy Passport

Grab your passport, we’re going globetrotting. How are logistics issues impacting international dair...

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Interest Rate Markets: Where We Were… Where We Are… Where Are We Going?

U.S. interest rate markets have experienced unprecedented volatility over the last 2+ years.  T...

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OSHA COVID-19 Update – How the “Re-Opening” Impacts Dairy’s Compliance

With the health and safety of their workers a top priority, dairy companies face changing COVID-19 w...

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Season 3, Episode 2: Farm Fresh: The Producer's Perspective

Happy June Dairy Month, and what a time to celebrate our industry!  Americans sure love dairy,....

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IDFA Membership Briefing - June 2021

IDFA presents the June 2021 Membership Briefing to learn the many ways IDFA is working to make a differ...

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Dairy Is a Dynamic Business – Are Your Cost Standards Dynamic Enough To Keep Up?

Modern manufacturing enterprises need to be agile and operate in a manner where they can adapt to cu...

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Feeling Good: The Future of the $1.5 Trillion Wellness Market

The concept of wellness has been around for a long time. These days, consumers view wellness through a...

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The Dairy Download: Season 3, Episode 1: Trade Talk

U.S. dairy exports hit an all-time high in 2020, reaching 2.4 million metric tons. With those number...

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Dairy Risk Management Academy

The dairy business is inherently volatile. Markets swing as often as the weather changes, and disrup...

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