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.

Did you know the world-renowned Central Plains Dairy Expo attracts approximately 4,000 dairy-focused individuals to its annual event?  Interested in exhibiting at the Expo?  Check out our exhibitor page.

Board of Directors

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

  • Kristopher Bousquet, Nebraska State Dairy Association, President
  • Kari Jungemann, Lazy J Dairy LLC
  • Michael Reecy, Farm Credit Services of America, VP Dairy Industry
  • Allen Schlenker, Marsh & McLennan Agency
  • Evan Grong, Valley Queen Cheese Factory
  • Tom Walsh, Riverview Dairy
  • Greg Moes, MoDak Dairy
  • Fernando Diaz DVM, PhD, Dellait – Animal Nutrition & Health
  • Stacie De Groot, Gorter’s Clay & Dairy Equipment Inc
  • Jennifer Landman, Linde Dairy, LLC