Thursday, June 27

Dairy Girl Network Luncheon
Sponsored by Cargill

Open to everyone, Thursday’s luncheon will bring both men and women together to learn and share ideas about building positive and inclusive teams on our farms and beyond. The luncheon's featured speaker will be Galen Emanuele


Galen’s dynamic keynote will profoundly impact the way you communicate, show up, and contribute to your team. Through simple, skill-building activities, Galen will teach you how to create a cohesive “Yes, And” culture to skyrocket team performance and engagement, build inclusive teams, and foster conversations that truly value diversity of experience and thought. You will laugh and learn while coming away with new, powerful tools to enhance your leadership abilities, self awareness, emotional intelligence, and capacity to drive exceptional culture within your organization.


Galen is an international speaker who works with teams and organizations including Fortune 500’s such as Microsoft, CBRE, Expedia, and Shell, to create a profound shift in how teams and leaders communicate and show up in business. His unique, interactive keynotes and programs teach organizations how to apply the improv concept of “Yes, And” to drive an exceptional team culture of high level performance and engagement. An expert in business leadership, Galen is also a world-class improviser, having taught and performed for many years including with the cast from Whose Line Is It Anyway?

Junior Awards Banquet

Celebrate Juniors from across the country who are making their own “Legendairy Leaps.” Enjoy a meal that consists of oven-roasted chicken, beef tips with buttered noodles, and so much more. Please note, this year the Distinguished Junior Member Finalists will be honored at the Thursday night’s Gala Banquet. 

Making Legendairy Leaps Gala Banquet

Join us as we gather together to celebrate the “Legendairy” accomplishments of our industry. The Gala will bring this fantastic week in Wisconsin to a full climax as we will recognize the Elite Breeder, the Distinguished Young Breeder, the Distinguished Service Award, and the six Distinguished Junior Member Finalists. The social hour will include hors d’oeuvres, entertainment, and a full-service bar. Attendees will have the choice of Sliced Roasted Sirloin or Ballotine Asiago Chicken, and dessert. The voice of Lambeau Field, Mr. Bill Jartz will preside over the event as we also look back on influential industry legends that have paved the way. 

Young Dairy Leaders Institute 25th Bash, Friday June 28: YDLI has been inspiring the next generation of leaders for 25 years. Whether you are a YDLI alumni or you are considering applying for the leadership conference, come Thursday evening and Friday to build your leadership skills and interact with some of the brightest minds in our industry from the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. 

Phone: 1-800-223-4269


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