Value-Added Dairy Conference & Trade Show Rescheduled for January 14-15

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Thanks to all of you who made this conference in Asheville, NC a success!

This conference provided opportunities for dairy producers to learn more about on-farm processing and other value-added components for dairy operations. Nearly 80 participants representing seven states attended the conference. Check out the following links from speakers whose presentations are now available online!

Value-Added Dairy 101 – Hal Pepper, University of Tennessee, Center for Profitable Agriculture

Producer-Processor Model – Gary Cartwright & Carl Hollifield, NCSU Howling Cow Creamery

Starting a New Enterprise – Alex Ives, NC State Randleigh History Museum

Producer-Processor Panel

Biosecurity and Food Safety Links – Clint Stevenson, NCSU Food, Bioprocessing & Nutrition Sciences Department

Business Planning – Brittany Whitmire, NCSU Ag & Resource Economics (for Ann Wilkinson, Origin Farms, St. Louis, MO)

VAPG Funding – Brittany Whitmire, NCSU Ag & Resource Economics (for Lyn Millhiser, USDA Rural Development, Raleigh, NC)  VAPG Overview 2017.

Agritourism – Annie Baggett, NCDA&CS Agritourism

Working with Retailers – Jennifer Badger, The Fresh Market, Greensboro, NC