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, NC State 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