The Ask the Expert Webinar Series connects members to experts within Land O’Lakes and across the industry. Topics are designed to bring relevant insight to members in an easily consumable format. The series features at least one new webinar per quarter, and new topics are always under development. Members with recommendations for future topics can reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org with ideas.
Ask the Expert webinars cover a variety of topics, please see below for a list of past webinars that are available to watch now. For upcoming series, check your Member Connections emails.
See how the Dairy Revenue Protection (DRP) Insurance Program with subsidized premiums can fit your dairy. In this webinar, Adam Cardwell, Risk Management Specialist, and Jake Thompson, East Region Dairy Business Advisor, describes the basics of the program, how it works, why it is a valuable risk management tool and benefits of using our agency resources.
Hear from Brad Truel, Land O’Lakes, Inc. director of manufacturing, and Emily Maher, director of benefits, as they talk about their experiences in managing employees with positive COVID-19 tests or symptoms. Key questions discussed include:
How has Land O’Lakes managed positive COVID-19 tests across the supply chain?
Why is it important to communicate on-farm COVID-19 cases with LOL staff?
What resources are there for producers to develop COVID-19 management plans?
This webinar provides an opportunity for you to take a “pause” and learn about the impact that stress is having on our lives, families and friends, and what you can do about it. Kim Burnes, director, LOL Retail Talent Management, shares information about how different personality types respond under stress. The Q&A portion provides information on actions you can take to manage stress and support others in your community.
Paul Bleiberg, Vice President Government Relations, NMPF, and Jaime Castaneda, Senior Vice President, Policy Strategy and International Trade, NMPF, talk about the direct payments, including how payments are calculated and how to apply for payments.
Claudia Larson, Director of Government Relations, National Milk Producers Federation, provides details on applying for PPP loans. This may be of interest for producers who have loans presently and want to understand the forgiveness portion of the program.
Hear from Paul Hansen, Leader Development Manager, Land O’Lakes, on how to get started with different types of social media accounts, how to manage an online presence, and where to go for additional resources.
Roger Hallberg, Manager Member Relations at Land O’Lakes discusses how milk prices are calculated.