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DairyLivestream September 15, 2021: Export potential: Chatter on the cheese marketswith Stephen Cain (economic analyst, U.S. Dairy Export Council), Angélique Hollister (Senior Vice President of Global Cheese Marketing, U.S. Dairy Export Council), William Lynskey (Executive Vice President, Tropical Foods LLC), and Mark Stephenson

DairyLivestream August 18, 2021: Cows can be a solution to climate changewith Mark Stoermann (Chief Operating Officer, Newtrient), Richard Cooper (Director of Business Development, DTE Power & Industrial), Danielle Goodrich Gingras (Owner, Goodrich Family Farm), and Mark Stephenson

DairyLivestream August 4, 2021: Sustainability: Dairy's position in the marketplacewith Judith Bryans (Chief Executive, Dairy UK; and President, International Dairy Federation), Greg Miller (Chief Science Officer, National Dairy Council), and Andy Novakovic

DairyLivestream July 21, 2021: Sustainability: What can we do on the farm?with Robin White (assistant professor of animal and poultry sciences, Virginia Tech), Marilyn Hershey (owner, Ar-Joy Farms; and board chair, Dairy Management Inc.), Jamie Vander Molen (Vice President of Sustainability Initiatives and Outreach, Newtrient), and Chris Wolf

DairyLivestream July 7, 2021: We have new tools to breed more profitable cowswith Joao Durr (CEO, CDCB), Chad Dechow (associate professor of dairy cattle genetics, Penn State University), Lloyd Holterman (owner, Rosy-Lane Holsteins), and Chris Wolf

DairyLivestream June 30, 2021: USMCA: Is Canada really limiting dairy sales? with Gregg Doud (former Chief Ag Negotiator, U.S. Trade Representative for Executive Office of the President of the U.S.), Al Mussell (Research Lead, Agri-Food Economic Systems), and Mark Stephenson

DairyLivestream June 2, 2021: Could A.I. become illegal and will cows become pets? with Hannah Thompson-Weeman (Vice President of Strategic Engagement, Animal Agriculture Alliance), Bill Hammerich (CEO, Colorado Livestock Association), Dr. Fred Gingrich (Executive Director, American Association of Bovine Practitioners), and Chris Wolf

DairyLivestream May 19, 2021: Options and opportunities for marketing my milkwith Audie Wall (Vice President of Manufacturing, Marcoot Jersey Creamery), Jeff Lyon (General Manager, FarmFirst Dairy Cooperative), Jen Glover (Owner, Mountain Fresh Creamery), and Mark Stephenson

DairyLivestream May 5, 2021: Can we improve Federal Milk Marketing Orders? Part 2 with Erin Taylor (Acting Director of the Order Formulation and Enforcement Division, USDA Agricultural Marketing Service), Ed Gallagher (President of Risk Management, Dairy Farmers of America), Alan Zolin (Manager, Zolin International), and Chris Wolf

DairyLivestream April 21, 2021: What processors have learned from the pandemic with Bryan Weller (Director of Procurement & Sourcing, Agri-Mark), John Umhoefer (Executive Director, Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association), and Mark Stephenson

DairyLivestream April 7, 2021: Can we improve Federal Milk Marketing Orders? with Erin Taylor (Acting Director of the Order Formulation and Enforcement Division, USDA Agricultural Marketing Service), Tom Wegner (Director of Governance and Leader Development, Land O'Lakes), Calvin Covington (retired CEO, Southeast Milk), and Andy Novakovic

DairyLivestream March 24, 2021: What's the balance between retail and farmgate prices?with Mike Brown (Dairy Supply Chain Director, The Kroger Co.), Jeff Schwager (CEO, Sartori Cheese), and Andy Novakovic

DairyLivestream March 3, 2021: Let's unpack block and barrel cheese pricingwith Ted Jacoby III (CEO, T.C. Jacoby & Company), Kurt Epprecht (Vice President, Great Lakes Cheese), and Mark Stephenson

DairyLivestream February 17, 2021: How we're evaluating farm loans these dayswith Sam Miller (Managing Director of Agricultural Banking, BMO Harris Bank), Roger Murray (Executive Vice President, Farm Credit East), and Chris Wolf

DairyLivestream February 3, 2021: What's the future for ag labor? with Richard Stup (Agricultural Workforce Specialist, Cornell Cooperative Extension), Frank Cardoza (Dairy Consultant, DairyWorks), and Chris Wolf

DairyLivestream January 20, 2021: What might be dairy's legislative priorities?with Dave Carlin (Senior Vice President of Legislative Affairs and Economic Policy, International Dairy Foods Association), Paul Bleiberg (Senior Vice President of Government Relations, National Milk Producers Federation), and Andy Novakovic

DairyLivestream January 6, 2021: What do the Dietary Guidelines mean for dairy?with Katie Brown (Senior Vice President of Sustainable Nutrition, National Dairy Council), Michelle Matto (Nutrition Lead, International Dairy Foods Association), and Andy Novakovic

DairyLivestream December 9, 2020: The 2021 dairy market outlookwith Catherine de Ronde (Vice President of Economics and Legislative Affairs, Agri-Mark), Matt Gould (President, The Dairy & Food Market Analyst), and Mark Stephenson

DairyLivestream December 2, 2020: What we want and what we might get from Washingtonwith Dave Carlin (Senior Vice President of Legislative Affairs and Economic Policy, International Dairy Foods Association), Paul Bleiberg (Senior Vice President of Government Relations, National Milk Producers Federation), and Andy Novakovic

DairyLivestream November 18, 2020: Federal orders and their functionwith Mark Stephenson, Andy Novakovic, and Chris Wolf

DairyLivestream November 4, 2020: Taking a position on milk price with Tiffany LaMendola (VIce President of Risk Management, Blimling and Associates), Bill Wavrin, D.V.M. (Owner, Sunny Dene Ranch LLC), and Chris Wolf

DairyLivestream October 21, 2020: Dairy remains a powerhouse, Part 2 with Mike Brown (Dairy Supply Chain Director, The Kroger Co.), John Crawford (Vice President of Client Insights-Dairy, IRI), and Andy Novakovic

DairyLivestream October 7, 2020: Can we sell that cheese?with Jaime Castaneda (Senior Vice President of Policy Strategy and International Trade, National Milk Producer's Federation), Jeff Schwager (CEO, Sartori Cheese), and Andy Novakovic

DairyLivestream September 23, 2020: Checkoff check-inwith Tom Gallagher (CEO, Dairy Management Inc), John Talbot (CEO, California Milk Advisory Board), and Mark Stephenson

DairyLivestream September 1, 2020: Farm finances and future plans with Mark Stephenson, Chris Wolf, and Andy Novakovic

DairyLivestream August 19, 2020: Can dairy do better in schools?with Yvonne Greer (Owner, Y-EAT Right), Tammy Anderson-Wise (CEO, Dairy Council of California), and Andy Novakovic

DairyLivestream August 5, 2020: We're accounting for every nickel during COVID-19 with Gordie Jones (Central Sands Dairy LLC), John Mueller (Willow Bend Farm), and Chris Wolf

DairyLivestream July 22, 2020: Dairy traders talk trade with Kevin Ellis (CEO, Cayuga Milk Ingredients), Ted Jacoby III (CEO, T.C. Jacoby and Company), and Mark Stephenson

DairyLivestream July 9, 2020: Dairy remains a powerhousewith Anne-Marie Roerink (President, 210 Analytics), Mike Brown (Dairy Supply Chain Director, The Kroger Co.), and Mark Stephenson

DairyLivestream June 24, 2020: Is the milk price rebound real? with Mark Stephenson, Chris Wolf, and Andy Novakovic

DairyLivestream June 10, 2020: Navigating the pandemic economy with guests Rob Johansson (Chief Economist, USDA), Steven Kyle (Economist, Cornell University), and Andy Novakovic

DairyLivestream May 27, 2020: Candid comments from the nation's capital with guests Jim Mulhern (CEO, National Milk Producers Federation), Michael Dykes (CEO, International Dairy Foods Association), and Andy Novakovic

DairyLivestream May 20, 2020: The dairy farm finance pivot with guests Sam Miller (Managing Director of Agricultural Banking, BMO Harris Bank), Roger Murray (Executive Vice President, Farm Credit East), and Chris Wolf

DairyLivestream May 13, 2020: Where are dairy exports headed? with guests Tom Vilsack (CEO, U.S. Dairy Export Council), Butch Speth (Director, Dairy Market News), Mark Stephenson, and Andy Novakovic

DairyLivestream May 6, 2020: Co-ops, customers, and COVID-19 with guests Jay Bryant (CEO, Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers), Keith Murfield (CEO, United Dairymen of Arizona), Mark Stephenson, and Chris Wolf

DairyLivestream April 29, 2020: Tapping the brakes on milk flow with guests Mike Hutjens (University of Illinois), Jason Karszes (Cornell University), Mark Stephenson, and Chris Wolf

DairyLivestream April 22, 2020: Demand reconstruction with guests John Talbot (CEO, California Milk Advisory Board), Chad Vincent (CEO, Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin), Mark Stephenson, and Andy Novakovic

DairyLivestream April 15, 2020: Making sense of the markets with guests Mark Stephenson (University of Wisconsin), Andy Novakovic (Cornell University), and Chris Wolf (Cornell University)


More information to deal with COVID-19 on the dairy farm

Dairy faces many challenges due to COVID-19

What dairy farmers must know about COVID-19(in both English and Spanish)

Dairy Coronavirus Resources — National Milk Producers Federation

Pasos que puede tomar para evitar la introducción y transmisión de COVID-19 en su lechería (in both English and Spanish)

Can I catch coronavirus from my cows?

Here’s some coping strategies for farms

Pandemic generates by-product feed shortages

Put a limit on how much money can be lost

Must veterinarians make every farm call?

Pandemic generates by-product feed shortages

We can feed for less milk during COVID-19

Milk disposal requires special care on land

Milk can be fed instead of dumped

Accept on-farm deliveries, not coronavirus

COVID-19's meat and milk processing quandary

The predicament of reducing production

Watch out for this milk feeding hiccup


Marketing matters due to COVID-19

Who will pay for the dumped milk?

How bad will it get for dairy?

COVID-19: Will dairy demand hit the ditch?

There are reports milk is being dumped

Stop the rumors — dairy plants can operate

Here’s why milk is flying off the shelves

Dairy's response evolves with aid needed now

Dairy to get 18% of direct payments from USDA

About those supply chain disruptions

Dairy demand is being reconstructed

Future federal aid must meet vast dairy needs

Why a $1 spread in cheese prices?

What does USDA's buying plan mean for dairy?

How serious is the oversupply of milk?

When will dairy product supplies rebalance?

It turned out to be just a disaster

Dairy has lost at least $10 billion

Dairy product inventories climbed 250%


Dairy’s stepped up role due to COVID-19

Superheroes can be found on the farm

COVID-19: Consumers may grasp “farmer talk”

Amid these challenging times, we will carry on

Dairy is helping meet school lunch needs

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