Jan. 16 2021 07:08 PM

Dairy Business Association virtual event set for Jan. 19-21

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Registration for DBA's annual Dairy Strong conference is open for journalists, and the virtual event will include opportunities for follow-up interviews with certain speakers and presenters.


Last year's conference drew 600 farmers, corporate professionals, government and university representatives, and other partners for learning, networking, celebrating and deep-dive discussions about challenges and opportunities.

WHAT: Dairy Strong conference

WHEN: Portions of three days, starting at 1 p.m. CST on Tuesday, Jan. 19

WHERE: Virtual

REGISTER FOR FREE: Click here (required)

SCHEDULE: Complete conference schedule

MEDIA ROOM: Speaker and presenter interviews available, and room will be staffed throughout conference for questions and other assistance.



  • Speaker Peter Sheahan: 2-2:30 p.m.


  • Farmer/processor relationship panelists: 11-11:30 a.m.
  • Manure revenue panelists: 1:30-2 p.m.


  • DBA policy agenda-John Holevoet: 10:20-10:45 a.m.
  • Speaker Matt Lewis: 11:20-11:45 a.m.
  • New DBA president, Amy Penterman: 1:45-2:15 p.m.

About Dairy Strong:

Dairy Strong is a conference where farmers representing farms of all sizes and management philosophies are joined by connected business owners and partners to learn, engage and explore. The event is hosted by the Dairy Business Association, Wisconsin’s leading dairy advocacy group, which represents farms of all sizes and other dairy interests throughout the state. More information: dairystrong.org.