Agribusiness & Sustainability Tours
JAN. 16, 1:00 - 3:00 P.M., MULTIPLE LOCATIONS
Experience the local community through tours of nearby local agribusinesses. The tours will offer a unique chance to learn about the latest technologies and innovations while getting an up-close look at how these businesses operate. You'll have the chance to meet and learn from industry professionals and gain a deeper understanding of the local agricultural industry.
Tour Option #1 - GLC Minerals (limit 30 people)
GLC Minerals invites you to join them for a behind-the-scenes experience at their Green Bay processing facility. You'll learn the science of minerals; understand why mineral supplements are essential for healthy dairy herds; tour GLC's Dryer, Mill and Packaging facility; talk with mineral experts and discover how producers run more efficient operations while optimizing animal health and nutrition.
Tour Option #2 - Schreiber Foods (limit 30 people)
Get an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of Schreiber Foods, a customer-brand leader in cream cheese, natural cheese, process cheese, beverages and yogurt. Headquartered in Green Bay, this is your opportunity to learn more about how milk is transformed into a variety of products around the world. Schreiber Foods has more than 10,000 employees and a presence on five continents. It partners with the best retailers, restaurants, distributors and food manufacturers around the globe.
Tailgate at the Tundra
JAN. 16, 4:45 - 9:00 P.M., LAMBEAU FIELD
We're kicking off things at the legendary Lambeau Field. This event is the perfect way to get energized for the conference while enjoying the unique charm of this iconic stadium.
Tours of Lambeau Field
Sponsor-hosted private suites
Tailgate party in the atrium with food, drinks, prizes and plenty of entertainment
Wisconsin Master Cheese Reception
JAN 17, 4:00 P.M., KI CONVENTION CENTER
The annual Master Cheese Reception, sponsored by Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin, is a celebration of the art of cheese-making. The event features all varieties of cheese, including aged cheddar, creamy brie, tangy blue cheese, smoky gouda and more. The reception is a perfect opportunity to savor the rich and complex flavors of artisanal cheeses... there's a cheese for everyone at the Master Cheese Reception.
Dairy Strong After Hours
JAN. 17, 8:00 - 11:00 P.M., KI CONVENTION CENTER
When Wednesday's programming winds down, the party is just getting started. Dairy Strong After Hours will be a one-of-a-kind fundraiser that promises to be a night of unforgettable entertainment and meaningful impact.
The event will feature dueling pianos that will play all your favorite tunes and keep the energy high all night long.
More than just a night of fun, Dairy Strong After Hours is an opportunity to support the Dairy PAC, an organization that gives farmers and allied partners a powerful voice on issues that matter to our community. By supporting the Dairy PAC, you are helping to ensure the stability and success of our industry.
Everyone is welcome to attend. Contributions to the Dairy PAC are appreciated.
JAN. 18, 2024, KI CONVENTION CENTER
This year, Dairy Strong is dedicating an entire day to sustainability. Content will focus on practices, policies and strategies that aim to address the challenges posed by climate change while ensuring sustainable development and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. It will offer a platform for organizations, businesses and individuals to discuss their sustainable initiatives and practices while inspiring others to enhance their sustainability efforts.
Farmers for Sustainable Food Annual Meeting
JAN. 18, 12:00 - 2:30 P.M., KI CONVENTION CENTER
Join us for updates on FSF activities over the past year, board elections and updates from all of the farmer-led groups supported by the team. We will share opportunities on how to get involved with Edge Dairy Farmer Cooperative Climate-Smart projects.
Registration is required for this event. If you plan to attend the full Dairy Strong Conference, registration for the FSF annual meeting is included. We encourage you to join us for the full conference to engage in diverse content and networking opportunities.
Dairy Strong Main Stage
Welcome to the heart of the conference! Join us at the main stage, where visionary keynote speakers will take the spotlight and ignite your curiosity.
From the main stage you'll hear industry experts unravel the present landscape and offer a glimpse into the future of the industry. Check out our agenda for specific dates and times.
Dairy Strong Innovation Stage
This exclusive stage is located in the exhibit hall and features 20-minute presentations highlighting new innovative products or services. Come and go as you please.
Join us in Dairy Strong Square, the perfect place to take a break from the conference hustle and bustle and spend some time networking with other attendees. Dairy Strong Square will be home to a variety of unique experiences.
Come experience Dairy Strong Square and all it has to offer!