Programs & Events

Water Quality Tours

June 7, 14, 21 | Various Tour Sites, Wis.

Water: it's everybody's business!  In partnership with UW Discovery Farms, PDPW brings you the Water Quality Tours, June 7, 14, and 21, 2016.  Business owners and consumers, legislators and local elected officials, municipality leaders and citizens, and farmers and neighbors, take a water quality tour to see and hear how regulations are impacting communities.  Connect with key project collaborators like Land Conservation Departments and the Natural Resources Conservation Service.  Between tour stops, learn about the landscape-specific water quality challenges of each area.

One-Day Tours, 3 Dates and Locations: 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

  • Cashton (June 7): Bus Pick Up at Country Inn & Suites, 737 Avon Rd., Sparta, WI 54656
  • Green Bay (June 14): Bus Pick Up at BelGioioso Cheese, 5810 Cty NN, Denmark, WI 54208
  • Oconomowoc (June 21): Bus Pick Up at Summit Park & Ride, 36337 Delafield Rd., Summit 53066

PDPW Milking Science Workshop (Taught Exclusively in Spanish)

June 9, 16 & 23 | Goodhue, MN, Malone, WI, & Richland Center, WI

The PDPW Milking Science Workshop is designed for your farm's Spanish-Speaking employees.  Led by experts Dr. Oscar Duarte and Dr. Bob Leder, your milking team members will learn, through hands-on learning, that proper training protects your business, milk quality and ensures worker safety. 

One-day Workshop, 3 Dates & Locations: 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

  • June 9: Clay View Dairy, 35694 215th Ave., Goodhue, Minn.
  • June 16: Lake Breeze Dairy, W2651 Kiel Rd., Malone, Wis.
  • June 23: Junction View Dairy, 29404 County Hwy OO, Richland Center, Wis.

PDPW World Class Webinars: "Success During an Economic Reset"

June 8 and July 6, 2016 at 12PM Noon CDT |

Join the PDPW World Class Webinars: "Success During an Economic Reset" online platform to learn from the talented Dr. Dave Kohl.  Viewing the webinar live or watching a recording after, you will explore economic success through global and domestic trend analysis, strategic business planning and access to other business management ideas and solutions that Dr. Kohl will offer during this two-part webinar series.

"Success During an Economic Reset" Webinar Series: 12-1PM CDT

  • Wed., June 8 (reg. by June 1) - POSITION YOUR DAIRY FOR ECONOMIC SUCCESS

Pre-registration is required in order to receive the verification email with login instruction.  For more information on content please review the program flyer.  For additional tech support, to login please call PDPW at 800-947-7379.

2017 Managers Academy for Dairy Professionals

Jan. 17-19, 2017 | TBD

With the success and sell out of the 2016 Managers Academy for Dairy Professionals, PDPW is announcing the 2017 Managers Academy meeting in advance.  Save the date for January 17-19, 2017.

More information and registration will be made available this spring.  Thank you for believing in dairy's professional development and your Professional Dairy Producers organization.

2017 PDPW Business Conference & Hall of Ideas Trade Show - Celebrating 25 Years!

Mar. 15-16, 2017 | Madison, Wisconsin

We invite you to be a part of the 25th PDPW Business Conference, March 15-16, 2017 at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, WI.   

The recent 2016 conference reached over 1,600 dairy farmers from 23 states and three countries.  We are already planning next year’s event and looking forward to a big, big celebration highlighting PDPW’s 25th year.

To secure your exhibition space, please print the contract below and return to Julie Gabris at or fax to 920-386-9440.

Future PDPW Business Conference Dates

| Madison, Wisconsin

Have you attended PDPW Business Conference in the past?  Thinking about attending in the future?  Take the opportunity to be exposed to your industry's leading experts and most demanded motivational speakers.  Make connections and realize the greatest innovations our industry has to offer. Take all of your learnings back to your farm to increase efficiencies and overall profitability.

PDPW's premier educational event is the place to share best practices, build relationships with your peers and continue to grow your farms professional portfolio.  You won't be disappointed.

Future Dates:

  • March 15 & 16, 2017
  • March 14 & 15, 2018
  • March 13 & 14, 2019


PDPW Enhanced Internship Program

Year-Round | Wisconsin

Are you interested in making a difference for a student interested in pursuing a profession in the dairy and food industries?  Or, are you a student looking for that once in a life time opportunity to apply your skills and knowledge onto a dairy farm?  Now's the time!

The purpose of this program is to provide a platform and resource for collegiate-level students to partner with an active dairy producer in order to participate in an educational, hands-on, on-farm professional experience.  This program is limited to those interested in pursuing a profession in the dairy and food industries.

The internships are designed to be a win-win experience for both the host farm and student. This program tailors to all the needs of the student and mentor. Students should gain an array of experiences including: business management, special project and hand-on farm experience.

For additional information regarding the Enhanced Internship, or to learn more about PDPW, feel free to contact PDPW at or by phone at 1-800-947-7379.

PDPW World Class Webinars Library

Open Access | Online

You asked for it. We delivered. Sign up for your online webinar session today online or call PDPW at 800-947-7379! 

PDPW has launched the PDPW World Class Webinars Library - a collection of the greatest online ideas, solutions, and resources, and from your industry's leading experts, brought to one place by PDPW. 

Topics include:
  • Business & Dairy Markets
  • Calf Care
  • Feed and Nutrition
  • Human Resources
  • Milk Quality
  • Special Edition Topics

Over the past 5 years, PDPW has executed online webinars that are made available for viewing at your convenience, as each session is recorded.  Never before available, the full library is now accessible for purchase. 

Please click on the "Webinar Library" button to review the 30+ webinars currently available, as well as make selection and purchase for your own personal viewing, or to use as a teaching tool at your next team meeting.

Note: All webinars are purchased on a per-computer basis, as each link is unique to the purchasing computer.

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