JUNEAU, Wis. — With spring newly upon us, this week’s episodes of The Dairy Signal™ presented by PDPW will feature timely information on market and weather trends as well as farm safety to help farms prepare for the busy season ahead. On Tues., Mar. 22, the focus will be on trends and outlook in milk and commodity pricing, and the Wednesday session will highlight best uses of safety equipment on the farm. Thursday’s episode will feature a look ahead at spring weather and planting conditions.
Tuesday, Mar. 22
Tune in for an overview of milk and commodity pricing trends as well as a look ahead at what the industry should be preparing for in a constantly changing economic environment. Episode presenter will be:
- Dr. Mark Stephenson, PhD, Director of Dairy Policy Analysis at UW-Madison and Director of Wisconsin’s Center for Dairy Profitability
Wednesday, Mar. 23
As weather warms and activity on the farm increases, ensure that you and your team are using personal protective equipment (PPE) to stay safe on the farm, and review best practices for safely handling farm equipment. Episode presenter will be:
- Jenna Gibbs, Director of Operations, Ag Health and Safety Alliance; Personal Trainer, University of Iowa
Thursday, Mar. 24
What is the weather outlook for spring planting and the 2022 growing season? Take a deep dive into weather trends and forecasts that will impact the agricultural and dairy community. Episode presenter will be:
- Eric Snodgrass, Principal Atmospheric Scientist for Nutrien Ag Solutions
Developed by fellow dairy farmers from the Professional Dairy Producers® (PDPW) Board of Directors, The Dairy Signal™ is a weekly series of free educational episodes offering insights and resources for fellow dairy farmers and other food system professionals throughout the value chain. The episodes air live from 12:00-1:00 PM CT each Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. Live sessions offer attendees the opportunity to engage in open Q&A with the speakers; recorded sessions are available later in the day. All Dairy Signal episodes are accessible through www.pdpw.org.
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