Value-Added Dairy Conference & Trade Show Rescheduled for January 14-15
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, NCSU Randleigh History Museum
- Homestead Creamery, Wirtz, VA – Donnie Montgomery
- Mountain Fresh Creamery, Clermont, GA – Scott Glover
- Marcoot Jersey Creamery, Greenville, IL – Beth Marcoot Young
- Hatcher Family Dairy, College Grove, TN – Charles Hatcher
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)
Agritourism – Annie Baggett, NCDA&CS Agritourism
Working with Retailers – Jennifer Badger, The Fresh Market, Greensboro, NC