Dairy farmers, allied members of the dairy community and guests are invited to attend the annual policy picnics July 17-18, at four locations over two days on member-farms. Each policy picnic will include a meal, briefing on state and federal issues, networking and an optional farm tour. Dairy Business Association (DBA) and Edge Dairy Farmer Cooperative are co-hosting these free events.
State policy discussion will include budget, driver’s card, transportation, dairy innovation hub, nutrient trading and more. Federal discussion will focus on trade, immigration reform, labeling issues, school milk and farm bill. Speakers include John Holevoet, Aaron Stauffacher and Chad Zulegar from DBA/Edge and Mike Torrey from Michael Torrey Assoc., Wash. D.C.
Food and refreshments will be provided. RSVPs are not required but appreciated. If you plan to attend, RSVP online or contact Maria at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Special thanks to our sponsors: Agri-King, ANIMART, CentralStar Cooperative, Compeer Financial, Diamond V, Klondike Cheese Co., ProAGtive Technologies, State Bank of Cross Plains, STGenetics, Ta'Me' Dairy and Zoetis.