Join us at World Dairy Expo 2018!
We are excited to bring you the Family Lounge, Connect Networking Event and Sharing Wisdom Seminar. Read below to find info on each program and register HERE!
Dairy Girl Network is excited to continue to offer the Family Lounge at World Dairy Expo! Need a quiet place to escape with the little ones? New mom and need to pump? Dirty diaper needing to be changed? This space is perfect for all of that and more.
Family Lounge amenities:
- Quiet space away from the hustle-and-bustle of Expo
- 2 private nursing or pumping areas and fridge for temporary storage
- Diaper changing station and supplies
- Toys for little ones to play with
- Snacks and drinks to rest and recharge
You can find this room on the second floor of Exhibition Hall. Follow the signs and make sure to spread the word to other dairy mom’s that will be attending!
Have items you would like to donate to the Family Lounge? Reach out to Brenda here.
Join us Wednesday night, October 3rd from 5:30-9:00pm, for our annual Expo Connect Networking Event. We are excited to announce this event’s new location at the Sheraton Madison Hotel, right across from the Expo grounds! Join us for an evening of networking, catching up with old friends and connecting with new friends! Light dinner will be provided, and of course some great DGN swag! Come to learn about the fast growing Dairy Girl Network and make some life-long connections. Register HERE!
On Friday, October 5th, join us for Sharing Wisdom, our Educational Seminar! Located in Mendota 4 of Exhibition Hall, this session will combine a presentation (11:00am-12:15pm) by a great speaker as well as an networking time (12:15-1:00pm)!
Jolene Brown will have you laughing while you learn! Come and join professional speaker, farmer and author Jolene Brown as she brings valuable content, real life examples and a whole lot of fun. You, your family and the farm will be glad you did! We balance soil fertility, feed rations, tires and our checkbooks. We overwork, overwhelm and overload ourselves. Something’s wrong with this picture! We’ll learn 10 realistic and applicable ideas to help bring a breath of fresh air, renewal, resilience and balance to our work and family life during these challenging times.
Content for Jolene’s talk “The Balancing Act: 10 Ideas to Relieve Stress and Bring Renewal to Our Farm and Family Life” includes:
- Three benchmarks to check your “balance”
- Realistic min-breaks that renew and bring a smile
- Seven balancing lessons from continuously productive people
- Two tests to define “urgent” and “crisis”
- Four celebration actions to build energy, spirit and good health
Thank you to our Vision Sponsors: Dairy Herd Management, Diamond V and Mycogen Seeds
Thank you to our Sustaining Sponsors: DeLaval, Land O’ Lakes and DMI
Thank you to our Event Sponsors: Cargill, Compeer Financial, CP Feeds, Purina, Star Blends and WinField United