2022 GA Dairy Conference Agenda

Please note that speakers, time-slots and topics may change at any given time due to
challenges and protocols related to COVID-19. This is a tentative agenda.

Monday, January 17


8 a.m.                         ACCM Board of Directors Meeting

10 a.m.                       GA Milk Board of Directors Meeting 

11 a.m.                       Registration Opens for Guest and Producers

12:00 p.m.                 GDYF Board of Directors Meeting

12:00                          The Dairy Alliance/ADA of GA Meeting

2:00                            Dairy Processors or Coop's Role in Managing Consumer Concerns

                                       About Sustainability

                                    Jed Davis, Director of Sustainability, Cabot Cheese

3:00                            The Potential Impact of Federal Regulations on Agricultural Sustainability


                                       The Honorable Saxby Chambliss, Former U.S. Senator

4:00                             Tools & Processes That Enhance Dairy's Opportunity In Agricultural 

                                       Sustainability Programs

                                     Caleb Harper, Executive Director, Dairy Scale for Good,

                                     Dairy Management Inc.


Tuesday, January 18

7:00 AM                         Continental Breakfast
8:00 AM                         Utilizing Rumen Function Models To Enhance Animal Health and


                                        Dr. John Winchell, Territory Sales Representative, Alltech
8:45 AM                         Maximizing Dairy Feeding Software For Profitability and Efficiency

                                        Nik Ver Steeg, Ruminant Field Technical Specialist
9:30 AM                         Exhibit Break
10:30 AM                      Quality Milk Production, Why Some Have It and Others Don't

                                       Dr. Andy Johnson, The Udder Doctor
11:15 AM                      Corn Silage Hybrid Traits: Show Me The Money

                                       Dr. Larry Chase, Professor-Emeritus in Dairy Nutrition, Cornell University
12:15 PM                      DHIA Awards Luncheon
1:45 PM                         Maximizing Cooling Resources in Targeted Areas

                                        Dr. Geoffrey Dahl, Professor at University of Florida and President of

                                        American Dairy Science Association
2:30 PM                         Epigenetics: Different Environments, Different Reactions

                                        Dr. Jack Britt, Consultant in emerging applied technologies; agricultural

                                        systems, biotechnology and bioenergy
3:15 PM                         Exhibit Break
4:00 PM                         The Dairy Industry: The Past, The Present, The Future

                                        Dr. Gordie Jones, independent dairy performance consultant and a partner 

                                        of Central Sands Dairy LLC


Wednesday, January 19


7:00 – 8:00 a.m.       Continental Breakfast

8:00                            Hemorrhagic Bowel Syndrome: Sudden Death Disease

                                    Angela Rowson, DVM, DABVP (Dairy Practice), Senior Technical Service

                                    Veterinarian – Cattle

8:45 a.m.                    Innovative Technologies for the Dairy Industry: An Evolving Array of


                                    Aidan Connolly, President of AgriTech Capital

9:30 a.m.                    Exhibit Break

10:15                          Processors and Dairy Farmers: Milk Promotion Is A Joint Effort

                                    Miranda Abney, Senior Marketing Director, MilkPEP

11:00                          SE Dairy Market Outlook - Calvin Covington