The Dairy Download

Sharp Market and Policy Insights from IDFA and Blimling and Associates

Butter and ice cream. Sustainability and innovation. Capacity and labor. After a year on the air, The Dairy Download is taking a look back at its most insightful guests and groundbreaking topics.

Join hosts Phil Plourd and Kathleen Noble Wolfley for a review of the podcast’s first 23 episodes. Who has the best track record with fearless predictions? What’s the one stat you need to know as we head toward 2022? What did our guests have to say about the best way to enjoy ice cream? We offer our perspectives.

The Dairy Download will take a quick break after this episode and return for a fourth season soon! Subscribe on your favorite podcast platform and stay up-to-date with extra sharp market and policy insights.


If your company is interested in sponsoring a block of episodes of The Dairy Download, contact IDFA’s Melissa Lembke at mlembke@idfa.org.

 Questions or comments about the show? We want to hear from you. Send a note to dairydownload@idfa.org and your feedback could be included on a future episode.

The Dairy Download is available anywhere you listen to podcasts. Subscribe for free on Stitcher, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Pandora or in your favorite podcast app to automatically receive each new episode, which will publish every other week on Thursday morning.

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.

Wonks, nerds, data hounds and tech evangelists are welcome. Listeners get the perspectives of various industry experts who can unpack challenging issues in fun and interesting ways.

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