Save the date for Dairy Strong 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 31, 2019 Contact: Maria Woldt, director of member communications & events Dairy Business Association (608) 577-4345| mwoldt@dairyforward.com   Dairy Strong set for Jan. 22-23, 2020; Keynote speakers announced GREEN BAY, Wis. – Hundreds of dedicated members of the U.S. dairy community will gather again Jan. 22-23, 2020, at the Monona Terrace […]

2020 Keynotes

A leading expert in robot ethics, Dr. Kate Darling is a research specialist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Media Lab, where she investigates social robotics and conducts experimental studies on human-robot interaction. She explores the emotional connection between people and life-like machines, seeking to influence technology design and policy direction. Dr. Darling’s writing […]

Brett Scottio

A graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point and a former Army Intelligence Officer, President & CEO Brett Sciotto brings a practical, results-oriented approach to the civilian business world. His training in and emphasis on mission-critical information gathering and targeted research methodology make him unique in his approach to problem solving in a corporate environment. Sciotto’s disciplined, vetted […]

Michael Parrish DuDell

Michael Parrish DuDell is an entrepreneur, keynote speaker, and the bestselling author of Shark Tank Jump Start Your Business and Shark Tank Secrets to Success—the official business books from ABC’s hit show Shark Tank. Recently ranked as one of the top three most popular business authors by Amazon.com and named “one of nation’s leading Millennial […]

Col. Nicole Malachowski

Col. Nicole Malachowski (USAF, Ret.) defies stereotypes. Yes, she was a jet fighter pilot, but if you think you know her based on that, you’d be wrong. A leader, a combat veteran, the first woman pilot on the Thunderbirds Air Demonstration Squadron, a White House Fellow, and an inductee into the Women in Aviation International […]

Dr. Kate Darling

  A leading expert in robot ethics, Dr. Kate Darling is a research specialist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Media Lab, where she investigates social robotics and conducts experimental studies on human-robot interaction. She explores the emotional connection between people and life-like machines, seeking to influence technology design and policy direction. Dr. Darling’s […]

Dairy sustainability webinar: Newtrient and the water-quality credit clearinghouse concept

The dairy sustainability “lunch and learn” webinar series meets quarterly over the lunch hour to provide an overview of DBA and Edge’s involvement in sustainability projects across Wisconsin and highlights specific innovations currently underway. The first half hour will provide an overview of the Dairy Strong Sustainability Alliance and the second half hour will spotlight […]

Speak at Dairy Strong 2020

The organizers of Dairy Strong are looking for innovative topics and speakers for seminars at the 2020 Dairy Strong Conference. WHO SHOULD APPLY? Dairy Strong is accepting proposals for seminar topics, presenters and sponsors for each seminar. This call is open to organizations who wish to: Propose and sponsor a topic/speaker Sponsor a seminar but […]

Dairy Strong 2019: Inspiring words, expert advice

The 2019 Dairy Strong conference drew together hundreds of farmers, business leaders and others for camaraderie, enlightenment, inspiration, updates and, of course, milk. Here’s a sampling of what the attendees heard: “A lot of people don’t want to get involved with something unless it benefits them. But it’s just the right thing to do.” — […]

Panelists: Look for ways to add value to dairy business

When life gives you cow’s milk, make cheese curds. Or give tours. Or sell under someone else’s label. The name of the game in farming these days is value-added. And with all of the odds dairy farmers face, adding value is more than a game. “I always say that the difference between owning a farm […]