National Dairy Producers Conference

National Dairy Producers Conference LogoThe 2013 National Dairy Producers Conference (NDPC) was held April 7 - 9 in Indianapolis, IN. The NDPC, which takes place every other year, provides an unmatched opportunity for key players in the dairy industry to listen, learn, and lead. No other meeting offers the same breadth of topics and sessions, all of which examine the key challenges and opportunities facing dairy farmers and marketers. The emphasis for all is on frank discussion, with plenty of opportunities for interaction.


Who Should Attend?

Dairy producers, dairy cooperative executives and directors, processors, suppliers and consultants to the dairy industry, state and federal regulators, promotion organization executives, and academics are all encouraged to attend the NDPC.



The 2013 NDPC program included topics such as understanding the importance of immigrant labor, technology and innovation, agricultural lending, dairy beef quality assurance, high feed prices, and international trade issues, among others. View the complete program online or download it as a PDF.



Jim Tillison - National Milk Producers Federation (Session 2)

John Newton - The Ohio State University (Session 2)

Professor Marin Bozic - University of Minnesota (Session 2)

Sam Miller - Managing Director and Group Head of Agricultural Banking, BMO Harris Bank (Session 3)

Professor Christopher Hurt - Purdue University

Joe Duscher - Upstate Niagara Cooperative, Inc. (Session 5)

Jim Tillison - National Milk Producers Federation (Session 5)

Dr. Thomas Cox - Agricultural and Applied Economics, University of Wisconsin (Session 6)

Larry Antosch - Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (Session 6)

Jerry Bingold - Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy (Session 6)



Please contact Louise Kamali at (703) 294-4349 or, or Sarah Olson at (703) 243-6111 or, if you have questions about the NDPC.