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Sustainability in Dairy: Getting from Commitments to Real Results

Sustainability in dairy involves much more than reducing our carbon emissions. The companies leading the sustainability revolution in dairy today are focused on the full supply chain, including sustai...

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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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View from Washington

As one of the country's most seasoned journalists, Chris Wallace draws from his decades at the news des...

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Achieving Innovation and Breakthroughs

With the message of “evolve or die,” Peter Diamandis is a dynamic, inspirational speaker who provides r...

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Givers Take All: Creating a Culture of Productive Generosity

Culture is a key component of success, but many leaders struggle in managing the cultures of their team...

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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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Virtual Programming

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A Strategic View of Sustainability and Recycling in Dairy Packaging

Dairy companies are looking for strategic packaging technologies and design solutions to help meet sust...

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Navigating the Macroeconomic Landscape

Effective business management includes a basic understanding of the interest rate environment and ongoi...

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Beyond COVID-19: The Future of Dairy Plants

COVID-19 continues to disrupt our world, but the dairy industry is experiencing massive change due to o...

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Trade Policy 101 for the U.S. Dairy Industry

U.S. trade policy is critical to growing U.S. dairy exports, and growing U.S. dairy exports is critical...

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The Dairy Download Podcast

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The Dairy Download - Season 2, Episode 3: Trucking Along: A Focus on Freight

The Dairy Download is available anywhere you listen to podcasts. Subscribe for free on Stitcher, Apple...

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The Dairy Download - Season 2, Episode 2: Spotlight on Sustainability

From recyclable packaging to waste-free manufacturing, businesses are taking new approaches to sustaina...

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The Dairy Download - Season 2, Episode 1: The Writer Side of Dairy

Where did that gallon of milk come from? And why are there so many ice cream flavors? In the season two...

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The Dairy Download - Episode 8: "Year in Review & More Disruption Ahead: A Look at Cellular Agriculture"

In a special year-end episode of “The Dairy Download,” co-hosts Phil Plourd and Kathleen Wolfley talk t...

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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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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

Instrumentation for Measurement of Fluid Dairy Samples – Something Old and Something New

Instruments designed for the compositional analysis of fluid dairy products - specifically milk, cre...

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Introduction to Dairy Product Labeling

Price for Members: $495.00 IDFA is pleased to present its Introduction to Dairy Product Labeling web...

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Cream of the Crop: Will Your Machines Measure Up for Manufacturing Flexibility?

As dairy producers responding to new technologies and rapidly-evolving consumer demand, offering a r...

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Morning Consult – IDFA National Tracking Poll on Fluid Milk Preferences

IDFA partnered with Morning Consult to conduct a national tracking poll of 2,200 Americans to better...

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Pathogen Environmental Monitoring and Control: The Road to Success

IDFA and leading experts in the field to discuss the legal and regulatory ramifications and the “how...

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The Evolving Perspectives and Strategies of Dairy Executives

A study by McKinsey & Company in partnership with IDFA finds declining domestic dairy consumptio...

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IDFA Membership Briefing

Membership briefings are scheduled three times a year to provide updates on issues that are, or will...

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Update on Per-and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS)

Media stories of late have reported on various levels of “forever chemicals” found in food, from dri...

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A Winning Growth Formula for Dairy: Perspectives from McKinsey & Company April 8, 2019

Groundbreaking research, conducted by McKinsey & Company in collaboration with IDFA, provides a....

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Dues Webinar

In order to watch the Dues Webinar, please click this link.

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National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard – What Dairy Needs to Know

USDA recently finalized the National Bioengineered (BE) Food Disclosure Standard, requiring food man...

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A Winning Growth Formula for Dairy

Modest growth forecasts, shifting consumer tastes, and increased competition at home will force exec...

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