Events

2022 DAIRY PRICING & POLICY WORKSHOP

August 23-24, 2022
Remote via Zoom Conference Services

REGISTRATION DEADLINE:  Tuesday, August 16th

2-DAY ONLINE WORKSHOP // 

MEMBER RATE:  $120 per attendee
NON-MEMBER RATE:  $150 per attendee

NOTE: If you need to register a group of attendees from your organization – please contact info@dairyinstitute.org

WHY ATTEND //

– Dairy 101 Basics for new industry employees; a refresher course for those with   
  experience
– Keep current on milk pricing and potential policy changes
– Hear from experts on milk pooling and pool reporting
– Learn about managing price risk
– Understand what’s driving your milk cost in today’s chaotic markets
– Determine how an evolving industry will impact your business

DAY 1 //

DAIRY INDUSTRY OVERVIEW
– Milk Basics
– Sources of Supply
– Industry Structure
– Milk and Other Costs

FEDERAL MILK MARKETING ORDERS (FMMO)
– What are they?
– How do they work?
– How Order Prices Are Calculated
– Milk Pooling Overview

WHAT DRIVES MILK COST?
– Elements of Supply & Demand
– Domestic Influencers
– Global Drivers
– Dairy Policy Basics



DAY 2 //

POOL OPERATIONS AND REPORTING
– How Pool Milk is Classified and 
   Reported
– Determining Your Pool Obligations
– Nonpool Milk Reporting

MANAGING MILK PRICE RISKS
– Forward Contracts
– Hedging with Futures
– Hedging with Options
– Combination Strategies 
– Swaps

CALIFORNIA TOPICS
– Unlawful Practices
– Milk Producer Security Trust Fund
– California Quota

2022 ANNUAL FALL BOARD MEETING

November 13-16, 2022
Ojai Valley Inn
Ojai, CA

More information to follow.

2023 ANNUAL FALL BOARD MEETING

November 12-15, 2023
Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront
Santa Barbara, CA

More information to follow.












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