Register Today for the PDPW Annual Business Conference

Two-day conference will be held in Madison March 17-18.

Published on: Jan 16, 2009

Register now for the dairy industry's premier educational event – the PDPW Annual Business Conference, March 17-18 at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison.

You'll be "Adding Passion, Multiplying Profits" during this two-day conference that features more than 35 world-renowned experts and producer panelists, 18 specialty sessions, multiple producer panels with the best firsthand advice you can find and unlimited networking opportunities. The conference will add up to infinite value for your bottom line.

"The PDPW Annual Business Conference is a refreshing escape from our daily routine, and it is very uplifting to associate with positive people who share the same business challenges every day," said Randy Bonde from Bonde Acres Dairy, Newton.

Capitalizing on education, hard work and luck, you can count on this being the most valuable and memorable St. Patrick's Day you've ever experienced. Along with all new speakers and all new sessions, this year's conference will feature a new conference layout and a fun Tuesday evening program featuring a former Green Bay Packer.

One of the many dynamic speakers who will share priceless insight is Mark Pearson. Pearson is the host of the nationally syndicated public television program "Market to Market" and the highly successful daily farm program "The Big Show". He will provide an outlook on the markets, the economy, exports and how they will impact your dairy business. One of the most insightful ag speakers in the country today, Pearson share cutting-edge information that your bottom line can't afford to miss.

It's always valuable to hear other producers' profit formula, and one valuable producer panel at the Annual Business Conference will feature three producers from across the U.S. Jim Docheff Jr., Diamond D Dairy in Longmont, Colo., is the fourth generation on his family dairy operation that consists of 600 milk cows and an on-farm milk bottling and yogurt plant. Steve Maddox, Managing Partner at Maddox Dairy, Ltd, near Riverdale, Calif., hails from one of California's most innovative dairies and one of the nation's most well-known registered Holstein herds. Dwight Hunt, Green Meadows Farm, Elsie, Mich., shares what the 3,000-cow dairy sees as the great challenges and opportunities for this diversified operation. They will talk openly about the biggest mistakes and the best business moves that they have made. The most intriguing part of this roundtable will undoubtedly be their perspectives of what is next for their businesses and the industry.

Developed by dairy producers and created to meet the needs of our industry, this top-notch conference will challenge and engage the most eager dairy enthusiast. Your experience at the conference is about preparing you to thrive in 2009, by "Adding Passion and Multiplying Profits."

Register for the Annual Business Conference and other PDPW programs online at www.pdpw.org or by calling 800-947-7379. PDPW educational programs, such as the Annual Business Conference, are open to anyone involved with the dairy industry. Tradeshow booths are still available.