HARRISBURG, Pa. — The Center for Dairy Excellence and Penn State Extension Dairy Team are hosting a Dairy Industry Breakfast for dairy professionals and agri-business representatives on Aug. 15 from 7 to 9 a.m. during Penn State’s Ag Progress Days, 2710 West Pine Grove Road, Pennsylvania Furnace, PA 16865.
“This breakfast will provide a great opportunity for producers and dairy industry representatives to learn about the future of the dairy industry,” said Amber Yutzy, Penn State Extension dairy herd health educator. “Attendees will have the chance to network with producers and industry professionals while learning about tools to help dairy farms through the current dairy situation.”
The schedule for the breakfast is as follows:
- 7 a.m. — Breakfast Available for Registered Attendees
- 7:30 a.m. — Welcome by Penn State Extension and Center for Dairy Excellence
- 7:40 a.m. — Executive Summary of the Pennsylvania Dairy Study
- 7:50 a.m. — Producer Survey Summary
- 8 a.m. — “What’s Next for Dairy?” by Sec. Russell Redding
- 8:10 a.m. — Q & A Session
- 8:20 a.m. — Stress Management Discussion
- 8:35 a.m. — “Knowing Your Numbers” Discussion
- 8:50 a.m. — Wrap-Up and Q & A session
“The Pennsylvania Dairy Study has been completed, and this meeting will include a look at what we learned and where we are going from here,” said Jayne Sebright, executive director at the Center. “The study findings provide recommendations providing insight in helping our industry navigate these uncertain times.”
The event will take place in the downstairs section of the Little Red Barn that is located on site. There is no cost to attend, but participants interested in attending should pre-register to account for an accurate meal count.
— Center for Dairy Excellence