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.

Application Deadline: February 16, 2020

USDETC: May 18 – June 26, 2020


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Cooperating Institutions:

Endowed Sponsors:

2014 Sponsors

Executive Platinum Sponsors:


Platinum Sponsors:


Gold Sponsors:

ABS Global

Agsure Insurance


Blue Sky Farms


  Dairy Producers of New Mexico

Diamond V


Gallagher & Kennedy

Hi-Pro Feeds

J.D. Heiskell & Co.

Progressive Dairyman

  Renaissance Nutrition

  Royal Farms Dairy

Texas Association of Dairymen

Valley Ag Software

  Western Dairy Transport

Contributing Sponsors:

  • Agrite
  • Cactus Feeders
  • Circle of Love Ministries
  • GEA Westfalia Surge
  • Global Animal Products
  • New Mexico Beef Council
  • Southwest Dairy Farmers
  • Udder Comfort