What is the Central Plains Dairy Association?

The Central Plains Dairy Association is a non-profit trade organization that works to grow the dairy industry in the Central Plains states through education and communication activities.

Currently our events include:

  • The Central Plains Dairy Expo, a trade show held annually in March.
  • The Central Plains Dairy Golf Classic, a scramble golf tournament held first Wednesday in August.
  • The Central Plains Women’s Dairy Business Conference, a two-day conference held biennially in November.


Board of Directors

The Central Plains Dairy Association is governed by a volunteer board of directors.

  • Olga Reuvekamp, Minnesota Agriculture and Rural Leadership & Hilltop Dairy, President
  • Deb Wehde, Agropur
  • Allen Schlenker, Howalt & McDowell Insurance
  • Gary Vande Vegte, Van Bruggen & Vande Vegte, PC
  • Jason Mischel, Valley Queen Cheese Factory
  • Roger Scheibe, Scheibe Consulting
  • Christina Zuiderveen, Black Soil Dairy, LLC
  • Greg Moes, MoDak Dairy
  • Kristopher Bousquet, Nebraska State Dairy Association & Nebraska for Midwest Dairy
  • Fernando Royon DVM, PhD, Rosecrans Consulting