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ODPA Annual Meeting

Tuesday, February 13, 2024
9:30 AM - 2:30 PM (EST)

Event Details

The Ohio Dairy Producers Association invites you to attend our annual meeting on Tuesday, February 13 in Wooster. Registration begins at 9:30, with the meeting to follow. Attendance is free and open to all dairy farmers.

Meeting Agenda

9:30 - Registration & Donuts

10:00 - OSU Dairy Program Update
Dr. Maurice Eastridge, Professor and Senior Associate Chair for Department of Animal Sciences; Kirby Krogstad, Associate Professor of Dairy Nutrition; Jason Hartschuh, Dairy Management and Precision Livestock Field Specialist; and Dr. Grazyne Tresoldi, Assistant Professor and Animal Welfare Specialist will provide comments

11:00 - Ohio Department of Agriculture Division of Animal Health Update
Dr. Kristy Shaw, Assistant State Veterinarian, will discuss RFID tags and more

11:30 - ODPA Legislative and Advocacy Update
Scott Higgins, ODPA CEO, will provide updates on state and federal legislation

12:00 - Lunch provided by ODPA sponsors
Guest speakers Congressman Max Miller and Ohio Representative Rodney Creech will share their efforts as members of the House Committee on Agriculture

1:00 - The Greener Cattle Initiative and Feed Additives for Dairy
Hansel New, Director of Sustainability for Dairy Farmers of America, will discuss the dairy indsutry's sustainability efforts 

1:15 - Turning Burps into Cash
Kendra Tolley,Chief Product Officer for Athian, Inc., will present innovative efforts to sell methane reduction credits

2:15 - Wrap Up and Adjourn


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For More Information:

 Ohio Dairy Producers Association Logo 2800 Corporate Exchange Drive, Suite 260
Columbus, Ohio 43231
(614) 890-1800