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IDFA Vision for the Future

IDFA in 2021 completed a pre-competitive strategic planning process led by IDFA members to determine...

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Featured Training & Education

Regulatory RoundUP

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

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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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Virtual Programming

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Do Well by Doing Good - Incorporating Sustainable Practices to Support Economic and Environmental Health

\ In this webinar, Emilio Tenuta, senior vice president of corporate sustainability and chief sustai...

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Reducing Cyber Threats for Dairy Businesses

Cyber criminals are now attacking computers and networks at a rate of one attack every 39 seconds. I...

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Chilled to Aseptic in Packaging

Practical and appealing containers attract consumers, protect products, leave the environment better of...

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Cyber Threats in the Dairy Sector

Cybercrime like denial of service, ransomware, and data and intellectual property theft is a growing co...

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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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The Dairy Download Podcast

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Workforce Woes: What’s Causing Labor Challenges?

A lack of workers. An increase in COVID cases. An aging labor force. They’re all issues facing US em...

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Dairy in Demand: Ramping Up Capacity

No matter where they eat, Americans love dairy. That’s good news as processors ramp up capacity, bri...

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South Dakota Dairy: A Trip Down I-29

What do the Black Hills, Mount Rushmore and more than 150,000 cows have in common? They all call Sou...

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The Dairy Download Turns One! Celebrating a Year of Great Conversations

Butter and ice cream. Sustainability and innovation. Capacity and labor. After a year on the air, Th...

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All Resources

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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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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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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Water Management Best Practices

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

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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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Smart Dairy Evolution: Concept to Reality

We are in the midst of an exciting, new global industrial revolution, sometimes referred to as indus...

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Season 2, Episode 7: Going With the Grain: A Look at Renewable Fuels & Grain Markets

Booming exports and dwindling stocks. Rising inflation and increased ethanol use. In the latest epis...

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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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