Great Lakes Regional
Dairy Conference

February 2-3, 2023 | Mt. Pleasant, Michigan

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Learn strategies to improve employee management and leadership at the farm level.

Hear expert information on calf care, transition cows, manure management and more.

Learn the state of the industry. What’s Next and what will it mean for you?

Apply the  latest in economic efficiences, corn silage and cover crops to increase your bottom line.

“The planning committee has been committed to identifying speakers who will provide the latest and highest quality information on timely topics important to the region’s dairy producers, farm managers and dairy industry professionals. Our goal is to provide an engaging forum for all sectors of the dairy industry to come together in one place at one time to learn, share information and gather the latest resources to help increase their profitability while doing more with less.”

– Brian Troyer, GLRDC executive board member and dairy nutrition specialist

Since 2003, the Great Lakes Regional Dairy Conference (GLRDC) has been dedicated to helping dairy producers learn new ways of increasing their profitability by doing more with less.

GLRDC 2023 Experts

Ben Lichtenwalner
Servant Leadership, Radiant Forest LLC


Sarina Sharp
Economist, Ag Business Solutions and Market analyst for the Daily Dairy Report

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Jacob Pieper

Regional Director, Phibro Animal Health


Kevin Dhuyvetter
Elanco Animal Health


Bill Mahanna
Pioneer Global Nutritional Sciences Manager

Adian Connolly
AgriTech Capital


Mark Rutter
Harper Adams University

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Jesse Goff
Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine


Erin Horst
Elanco Animal Health

Barry Bradford, Barry, Department of Animal Science.

Barry Bradford
Michigan State University

MSU College of Engineering, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering

Dana Kirk
Michigan State University


Brent Petersen
Fox Demo Farms, University of Wisconsin

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Glen Arnold
The Ohio State University


Mike Overton
Global Dairy Platform Lead Precision Animal Health Zoetis


Doug DeGroff
Diversified Dairy Solutions, LLC


Bob Thompson
Peterson Farms

Dairy Industry Recognition

In addition to our quality line-up of educational speakers, we will once again be the home base for the eleventh annual Dairy Industry Recognition where we will honor the industry’s leading producers, recognize dairy scholarship recipients and dairy judging team members, as well as announce the new group of dairy ambassadors.

Thank you to our 2023 Sponsors!

Platinum Sponsors

Diamond Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

Copper Sponsors

Bronze Sponsors

Friend Sponsors


Dairy Ambassador Sponsors

Dairy Product Sponsors

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