Pennsylvania Dairy Summit to Feature National Speakers and Hands-On Sessions

Registration is Still Open for the Dairy Summit on February 5-6, 2020 There’s still time to register for the 2020 Pennsylvania Dairy Summit, taking place on February 5-6, 2020 at the Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center in State College, Pa. The event promises to reignite dairy producers’ commitment to dairy by exploring key issues…

Enhance Your Dairy with Professional Consulting Resources

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Dairy Decisions Consultants Grants Are Available to Dairy Farm Families Dairy producers are encouraged to apply for the Center for Dairy Excellence’s Dairy Decisions Consultants (DDC) grant program. Leveraging funds provided through the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, farms can receive up to $3,500 in professional consulting funds to help make decisions that will shape the future…

Dairy Leaders of Tomorrow Curriculum Introduces High Schoolers to Animal Science

While the Dairy Leaders of Tomorrow curriculum is centered around dairy, it often sparks connections with other animal science topics. At Cumberland Valley High School in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, the Dairy Leaders of Tomorrow reproductive anatomy lesson served as a relevant introduction for a pig dissection assignment. “We were going through the different systems of pigs,…

Attend the 2020 Dairy Innovation Forum on February 4

Dairy Processors Will Learn About Resources Available to Support Innovation in Pennsylvania The 2020 Dairy Innovation Forum will be held at the start of the Pennsylvania Dairy Summit on Tuesday, February 4, 2020 from 5-9 p.m. at the Penn Stater Conference Center in State College, Pa. Dairy processors will learn about the resources and opportunities…

Network with Your Peers at 2020 Pennsylvania Dairy Summit

The Summit Will Reignite Optimism About Dairy with Compelling Speakers and Interactive Sessions Navigating a changing dairy industry requires fresh perspective and a close network of support. At the 2020 Pennsylvania Dairy Summit on February 5-6 at the Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center in State College, Pa, dairy producers will come together to explore…

2020 Pennsylvania Dairy Summit to Feature More Than 15 Breakout Sessions

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The Sessions Are Designed to Reignite Optimism About Dairy and Boost Collaboration To remain profitable and innovative in an ever-changing industry, dairy producers are invited to the 2020 Pennsylvania Dairy Summit on February 5-6 at the Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center in State College, Pa. This year’s event is designed to reignite optimism about…

Hear From Dairy Supply Chain Expert During ‘Protecting Your Profits’ Call

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The January 22 Conference Call Will Feature Katie Burgess and a New Webinar Format On Wednesday, January 22 from noon to 1 p.m., the Center for Dairy Excellence will welcome Katie Burgess, Commodity Risk Analyst at Roger W. Blimling, Inc., as a guest speaker for the monthly “Protecting Your Profits” call. Led by Zach Myers,…

Center Focus Column: On Patience, Faith and Farming

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By Jayne Sebright, Center for Dairy Excellence Executive Director Like most people, I find December to be an extremely busy time of year. Along with getting ready for Christmas and coordinating holiday gatherings with family and friends, it’s one of the busiest months for the Center and our Dairy Excellence Foundation. That’s because the second…

Dairy Farms Encouraged to Host On-Farm Interns Next Summer

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Farms Must Apply by Dec. 31 to Be Paired with an Intern The 2020 On-Farm Internship program is now accepting applications for dairies that are interested in hosting on-farm interns during the summer of 2020. The program provides the next generation of dairy managers with a 10- to 12-week on-farm internship and exposure to all…

Young Dairy Professionals Can Apply for Free Registration for 2020 Dairy Summit

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Scholarship Opportunity Available to Young Dairy Producers and College Students The Young Professional Scholarship program for the 2020 Pennsylvania Dairy Summit is now accepting applications from young dairy producers and college students. The scholarship is ideal for young dairy professionals who are interested in a low-cost professional development and networking opportunity. A limited number of…