|Dr. Wes Jamison & Gene Baur|
|Aaron Harris (PA) and Melanie Herman (FL) ask questions to Baur during the opening session.|
|YDLIers discuss how to craft effective messages to connect with consumers. (L-R) Amy Yeiser Leslie (PA); Lindsey Rucks (FL); YDLI Advisory Committee member Jolene Griffin; and Brandon Kruswick (WI)|
|Corey Kayhart (NY) reports out for his group during Kappelman's session|
|Amy Yeiser Leslie (PA) explain her groups' position on the activity during Friday afternoon's session|
At dinner that evening, the Holstein Foundation recognized the 2018 YDLI Distinguished Alumni Leader, Nate Janssen from Illinois. Nate was a graduate of YDLI Class 4. One alumni is recognized each year for the who has made noteworthy contributions and applied skills gained during their YDLI experience for the advancement of the dairy industry.
|2018 YDLI Distinguished Alumni Leader award recipient Nate Janssen with Holstein Foundation chairman Pete Kappelman and Holstein Foundation Administration/Holstein Association USA CEO John M. Meyer|
|Outgoing YDLI Advisory Committee member Matt Nuckols shares some parting words with the group.|
Learn more about Young Dairy Leaders Institute or add your name to the list to be notified when Class 11 applications become available at the Holstein Foundation web site!