2022 Federal Milk Marketing Order Forum
 

Opening Remarks

  • Zippy Duvall - President, American Farm Bureau Federation
  • Tom Vilsack (video message) - United States Secretary of Agriculture
  • Gloria Montaño Greene - Deputy Undersecretary for Farm Production & Conservation, USDA

Moderator: Garrett Hawkins - President, Missouri Farm Bureau 

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

  • Dana Coale - Deputy Administrator, USDA AMS Dairy Programs 
  • Anja Raudabaugh - Chief Executive Officer, Western United Dairies 
  • Calvin Covington - Chief Executive Officer Emeritus, Southeast Milk Inc. 

Moderator: Rick Ebert - President, Pennsylvania Farm Bureau

Class I Pricing Issues | Panel Session 2

  • Joe Wright - President, V&W Farms; President Emeritus, Southeast Milk Inc.
  • Mike Brown - Senior Supply Chain Manager, Kroger
  • Jim Sleper - Managing Partner, Sleper Consulting LLC

Moderator: David Fisher - President, New York Farm Bureau

Class III and IV Pricing Issues | Panel Session 3

  • Chris Herlache - Risk Strategies Manager, Schreiber Foods
  • Peter Vitaliano, Ph.D. - Vice President, Economic Policy & Market Research, NMPF
  • Roger Cryan, Ph.D. - Chief Economist, American Farm Bureau Federation

Moderator: Kevin Krentz - President, Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation

Simplifying Federal Milk Marketing Orders | Panel Session 4

  • Christopher Wolf, Ph.D. – E.V. Baker Professor of Agricultural Economics, Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management Cornell University
  • Marin Bozic, Ph.D. - Board Advisor, Edge Dairy Farmer Cooperative
  • Pete Kappelman - Senior Vice President Member and Government Relations, LandO'Lakes

Moderator: Ron Gibson - President, Utah Farm Bureau Federation

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Opening & Closing Sessions:

Beth Hodge: Partner, Echo Farm Puddings

Gretl Schlatter: Partner, Flatrock Dairy | American Dairy Coalition

Phil Plourd: President, Bliming and Associates, Inc.

Jim Boyle: Owner and Manager Casa Grande Dairy

Danny Munch: Economist, American Farm Bureau Federation