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The U.S. Dairy Education & Training Consortium (USDETC) formerly known as the Southern Great Plains Dairy Consortium is a multi-university organization established in 2008 to meet the educational and training needs of the rapidly expanding dairy industry in the U.S. The program is a unique partnership in collaboration and a pillar of U.S. dairy sustainability between academia, allied industries and dairy producers. Follow us on Twitter! @DairyConsortium

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Cooperating and Collaborating Institutions:

Endowed Sponsors:

Executive Platinum Sponsors:


Platinum Sponsors:

Gold Sponsors:

ABS Global


Agrite (Sherry Bunting and Cow Comfort)

Agsure Insurance


Hi-Pro Feeds

J.D. Heiskell

Kemin Animal Nutrition & Health

Legacy Farms, LP


New Mexico Beef Council

NewCan Cattle LP


Royal Farms Dairy

Smart Block

Western Dairy Transport, LLC

Contributing Sponsors:

  • Cactus Feeders
  • Smart Block
  • Udder Comfort

Media Sponsors:

  • Progressive Dairy