Event Detail
Industry Hot Topic: Price Discovery & Transportation Update
Start Date/Time:
Thursday, May 23, 2019 2:00 PM
End Date/Time:
Thursday, May 23, 2019 3:00 PM
Recurring Event:
One time event
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Industry Hot Topic: Price Discovery & Transportation Update

WHEN: May 23, 2019


TIME: 2:00 pm EST

  • Are you wondering what the outlook is for milk powder prices? 
  • How is the African swine flu and the trade war with China impacting whey product prices? 
  • Which changes in transportation costs are currently affecting the process of price discovery? 
  • And what does 2020 look like for the dairy ingredient business, specifically prices?

If these questions keep you awake at night, or if you seek solid information in these turbulent times, make sure to "tune in" this Thursday, May 23, at 2 pm EST for ADPI's webinar "Outlook on Prices and Transportation Update," featuring subject matter experts Sara Dorland (Ceres Dairy Risk Management), and Mike McCully (The McCully Group).  

Sara and Mike will take live questions after their short presentations, in what promises to be a lively discussion moderated by Dr. Phil Tong, ADPI consultant and Center of Excellence professional. Do not miss this free, timely informational event!    

Can't make it during the scheduled time?
Register anyway, and we'll email you the recording afterward! All of our webinars are available on-the-go from your phone or tablet and on-demand following the live broadcast.

Sara Dorland
Managing Partner
Ceres Dairy Risk Management

Sara Dorland specializes in providing risk management services to businesses within the agriculture sector, with a focus on the dairy industry. Sara has represented dairy producers, cooperatives and consumer product companies in risk management dealings nationwide. Prior to starting Ceres Dairy Risk Management, LLC, Sara was the Director of Risk Management for Darigold, Inc. She spent the first 10 years of her career working in both the Ingredients Division and Risk Management teams of Darigold. Dorland received her Masters of Business Administration from Seattle University and earned her BA from the University of Washington. In 2001, Sara received a certificate from Harvard Business School Executive Education Program in Leadership and Strategy. She is a member of ADPI, IDFA, USDEC and American Agri-Woman. She has also participated in the CME Group’s annual Dairy Forum since its conception


Mike McCully
ADPI Center of Excellence Member
President, The McCully Group, LLC

Mike McCully is currently the president and owner of The McCully Group, LLC, a strategic consulting firm focusing on dairy and food companies. He has experience in business analysis, long-term strategic planning, purchasing strategies, risk management policies and procedures, and M&A, among other supply chain issues. His past experience includes over 15 years with Kraft Foods where he held management roles in dairy, meat and grain purchasing. His responsibilities included sourcing dairy commodities as well as commodity risk management, dairy policy and industry relations.

While in the Oscar Mayer division of Kraft, he was also responsible for meat commodity risk management and corn purchasing. His knowledge base also reaches into dairy policy and price volatility issues. McCully holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture from Western Illinois University and a Master of Science degree in Agricultural Economics from the University of Illinois.




Owned by Beth Holcomb On Wednesday, May 15, 2019