2022 Federal Milk Marketing Order Forum
 

2022 Federal Milk Marketing Order Forum

*Dress code: business casual (anything between jeans and a short sleeve polo (or equivalent) and full suit and tie are welcome)

Friday, October 14th, 2022

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Opening session

  • Welcome to Kansas City:  President Garrett Hawkins, Missouri Farm Bureau
  • President Zippy Duvall, American Farm Bureau Federation
  • Video Message: Secretary Tom Vilsack, USDA
  • Deputy Undersecretary Gloria Montaño Greene, USDA 

1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Panel session 1:

Origins and Purposes of Federal Milk Marketing Orders | Panel Session 1

President Rick Ebert, Dana Coale, Calvin Covington, and Anja Radabaugh

Our panel dives into how the Federal Milk Marketing Order system came to be, why its complex pieces work the way they do, and the intended outcomes of the system in the market and on the farm.  

3:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.  Break

3:15 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. Roundtable discussions based on technical panel session 1:

Origins and Purposes of Federal Milk Marketing Orders | Roundtable Discussion

Join farmers and dairy industry participants from across the supply chain to further discuss topics from the panel session on the origins and purposes of Federal Milk Marketing Orders. Roundtable sessions will allow attendees to participate directly with one another and work toward common ground solutions.  

4:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Closing remarks day 1 | Beth Hodge

5:00 p.m.  Adjourn day 1


 

Saturday, October 15th, 2022

8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Opening session day 2 | Danny Munch

9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.  Panel session 2:

Class I Pricing Issues | Session 2

President Dave Fisher, Jim Sleper, Mike Brown, and Joe Wright

Our panel addresses Class I pricing topics including, but not limited to, calculation of the Class I mover, Class I location adjustments, and the role of fluid milk in federal orders.

10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Break

10:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.  Roundtable discussions based on panel session 2:

Class I Pricing Issues | Roundtable Discussion 2

Join farmers and dairy industry participants from across the supply chain to further discuss topics from the Class I pricing issues panel session. Roundtable sessions will function as an opportunity for attendees to participate directly with one another and work toward common ground solutions. 

12:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.  Lunch

1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Panel session 3:

Class III and IV Pricing Issues | Panel Session 3

President Kevin Krentz, Peter Vitaliano, Chris Herlache, and Roger Cryan

Our panel dives into Class III and IV pricing topics including, but not limited to, make allowance formulations and structures, yield factors and methods of price discovery.  

3:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.  Break

3:15 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.  Roundtable discussions based on panel session 3:

Class III and IV Pricing Issues | Roundtable Discussion 3

Join farmers and dairy industry participants from across the supply chain to further discuss topics from the Class III and IV pricing issues panel session. Roundtable sessions will function as an opportunity for attendees to participate directly with one another and work toward common ground solutions. 

4:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Closing remarks day 2 | Gretl Schlatter

5:00 p.m. – Adjourn day 2


Sunday, October 16th, 2022

8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Opening session day 3 | Phil Plourd

9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Panel session 4:

Simplifying Federal Milk Marketing Orders | Panel Session 4

President Ron Gibson, Marin Bozic, Pete Kappelman, and Chris Wolf

Our panel explores ways of simplifying Federal Milk Marketing Orders, including standardization of milk checks, implications of a two-class system and other structural changes to reflect the ever-changing dairy marketplace.     

10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Break

10:45 a.m. – 11:35 a.m.  Roundtable discussions based on panel session 4:

Simplifying Federal Milk Marketing Orders | Roundtable Discussion 4

Join farmers and dairy industry participants from across the supply chain to further discuss topics from the simplifying Federal Milk Marketing Orders panel session. Roundtable sessions will function as an opportunity for attendees to participate directly with one another and work toward common ground solutions. 

11:35 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Closing Remarks | Jim Boyle and Roger Cryan 

12:00 p.m. – Adjourn Conference