Scholarships Available for Dairy Attendees at NAFDMA Agritourism Conference 2024

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Scholarships are available to value-added dairy producers or key personnel in Kentucky, North Carolina and Tennessee to participate in the 2024 NAFDMA International Agritourism Association Conference. Selected individuals will be reimbursed up to $2,500 to help defray registration and travel expenses to attend the 2024 NAFDMA Agritourism Convention and Expo in Boston, Massachusetts, February 1-5, 2024. The conference and expo provide opportunities to producers to improve direct farm marketing operations through educational sessions, farm tours and networking events.

Owners, managers or key personnel of the following operation types located in Kentucky, North Carolina and Tennessee are eligible to apply:

1. Existing value-added dairy (cattle, sheep or goat) operations producing and marketing value- added dairy products such as fluid milk, butter, cheese, ice cream, yogurt, soaps, lotions, other cosmetics, etc. If products for human consumption are being produced, the operation must be a licensed dairy product manufacturer.

2. Operations working toward becoming licensed dairy product manufacturer within the next 12 months.

To apply for the scholarship, complete the brief application form online. The scholarship selection committee will begin evaluating applicants on September 19, 2023. Contact Troy Dugger with questions at