Ohio Dairy Quality Conference

Ohio Dairy Quality Conference

October 12, 2021

Registration Information:

Registration is required for attending the Ohio Dairy Quality Conference; however, there is no registration fee. Registration is due by Friday, October 8. After October 8, the link for  the virtual conference will be provided to all registered attendees. If you have questions or need additional information, contact Dr. Maurice Eastridge at eastridge.1@osu.edu.

Register for the Conference by clicking on this link: https://osu.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9oTP7ntyS59mc4K


9:00 – 9:05am           Welcome by Director Dorothy Pelanda, Ohio Department of Agriculture

9:05 – 9:35               USDA Market Administrator Federal Order Update

  Sharon Uther – Market Administrator

9:35 – 10:30                Panel Discussion:  Effects of COVID on business during the pandemic

   Steve Kruk – Dairy Farmers of America (Logistics)

   Jim Innes -  Superior Dairy

   Emmett O’Neal – The Kroger Company

10:30 – 10:45             Coffee and Milk Break

10:45 – 11:30                          Economic Feasibility of Artisan Cheese Operations

    Lisbeth Goddik, Oregon State University

11:30 – 12:00                          Mobile Hauler Manifest

            Ben Filbrun, Dairy Farmers of America

12:00 – 12:30pm         Lunch (on your own)

12:30 – 1:00                Virtual Facility Tours
                                       MVP Dairy – Allison Ryan
                                       Black Raddish Creamery – John Reese

1:00-1:30                     American Dairy Association Mideast
                                      Scott Higgins – President and CEO

1:30 – 1:45                  Coffee and Milk Break

1:45 – 2:15                  Network Vulnerabilities in the Food Industry
                                       Michael Hass and Matthew Stvartak, Office of Chief Information Officer,
                                           Governance and Risk Management, The Ohio State University

2:15 – 2:45                  ODA Dairy Division Update
                                       Brian Wise, Ohio Department of Agriculture

2:45pm                        Adjourn