Schedule of Events

Monday, March 26
12:00 p.m.      YC Welcome Lunch -  Meet the YCs, YC group and individual photos following
  3:30 p.m.      YC, Corporate Board and Staff Q&A
  5:00 p.m.      Social Hour
                       Celebrate the Power of Cheese
                          - Meet Your Cheesemakers
                          - Test Your Taste Buds
  6:30 p.m.      Banquet

Tuesday, March 27
   6:30 a.m.     Breakfast Buffet
   8:00 a.m.     Members Only
                       Guest Speaker
                          - Alison Van Eenennaam, Ph.D.
                       Business Meeting
                       Delegate Session
 11:00 a.m.     YC Annual Meeting - Start time subject to change


Meet the YCs

Each member should submit up to three photos of their farm and family, with a short description of each image. These will be shown during lunch on Monday and included in your packets to help felow members get to know you.

Digital photos may be sent to Nickie Sabo at by March 16. Any images sent after the deadline may not be included in the slide show.

General Information

Dress code — Upon arrival, each registered YC will receive an AMPI black vest. Please wear the vest over another shirt of your choice on Monday for the group photo, which will be taken immediately following the YC Welcome Lunch. Tuesday's annual business session is business casual.

Cost of lodging and annual meeting meals will be paid by AMPI. Those living more than 320 miles (one way) from the meeting are allowed $60 for one additional night's lodging (receipt required).

Mileage to and from the annual meeting will NOT be reimbursed unless also attending as an elected official.

Questions regarding the YC events or annual meeting should be directed to Nickie Sabo at 507-354-8295 or