From leading the nation’s largest cooperatives to overseeing complex supply chains, women are driving the U.S. dairy industry. In the latest episode of The Dairy Download, we speak with two female CEOs taking their companies to the next level.

First up is Amie Gabriel, interim CEO with Cayuga Milk Ingredients. She discusses her leadership style and how she adapts to ups and downs in the dairy industry. She also tells us about her work connecting Cayuga products with consumers around the world.

Next, we speak with Sheryl Meshke, Co-President and CEO at Associated Milk Producers Inc. She sheds light on what’s changed at the nation’s largest cheese cooperative during her 32-year career. She also tells us what’s next for the businesses and highlights growth opportunities.

The episode is sponsored by Kansas Department of Agriculture.

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Witty, fast-moving and stacked with dynamic guests, The Dairy Download offers sharp insights in a neat, 25-minute package. Blimling’s Phil Plourd and Kathleen Wolfley host each episode, leading listeners through a rundown of action in the CME markets and things to watch, while going in depth with guests on consumer, market and policy trends shaping dairy.

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