WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 28
Key Performance Indicators To Maximize Profits And Minimize Environmental Impact
Alex Bach, Catalan Institute for Research and Advanced Studies
Staying Compliant With The New Dairy Code And With Changing Societal Expectations
Dan Weary, University of British Columbia
What Traits Make An Efficient Dairy Cow?
Albert Devries, University of Florida
Producer Panel: Managing For Today, Planning For Tomorrow
Moderated by Richard Cantin, PDO Board Member
Listen to progressive Canadian producers share information about their profitable decision making and learn how these top-notch managers are also planning for the future.
Gert Schrijver, Marsfield Holsteins, Stettler, AB
Cox Wensink, Hoenhorst Farms Ltd., Woodstock, ON
Phillip Vroegh, Sunny Point Farms, East Noel, NS
EVENING BANQUET GUEST SPEAKER (Sponsored by TD)
Canadian Gold medalist (Skeleton) and host of ‘Amazing Race Canada’
Jon Montgomery, Canadian Olympic gold medal winner at the 2010 olympics in Vancouver and host of the 'Amazing Race Canada' is the featured evening banquet speaker. Jon will speak about teamwork, reaching our goals and enjoying the process.
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 29
"Speak Your Mind" Question & Answer
Current And Future Advances In Herd Health
Stephen LeBlanc, University of Guelph
Canada Leads The Way Towards Dairy Sustainability: Behind The Scenes
Christine Baes, University of Guelph and Filippo Miglior, Lactanet Canada
2024 PDO Labour Survey
Marlene Paibomesai, OMAFRA
Wellness And Stress Management For The Ag Community
Bethany Parkinson, Agriculture Wellness Ontario, Canadian Mental Health Association
Using The Lean Management Approach On The Dairy
Chris Church, Dairy Consultant
Industry Panel: Dairy Industry’s Risks And Opportunities - A Candid Conversation
Moderated by Ben Loewith, Joe Loewith & Sons Ltd.
Three knowledgeable industry insiders from different perspectives come together to discuss challenges facing the dairy industry.
Al Mussell, Agri-Food Economic Systems
Peter Gould, Retired General Manager, DFO
Mathieu Frigon, President & CEO,
Dairy Processors Association of Canada
PDO thanks Lactanet Canada and OMAFRA for their in-kind support of the Triennial Dairy Symposium.