Dairy Summit Brings Innovation to Albany, NY 

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The Northeast Dairy Innovation Summit will Convene Regional Stakeholders on the Future of Dairy 

March 29, 2024 | Albany, NY – Next week, dairy farmers, processors, and policy makers will gather for the Northeast Dairy Innovation Summit at the Marriott Albany on 189 Wolf Rd, Albany, NY 12205. 

Starting Tuesday, April 2nd and continuing through the Wednesday the 3rd, the Summit will focus on the coming decade, laying the foundation for a dairy sector where: 

  • New systems and strategies lead to increasing profits and farm viability  
  • Dairy leads the region on net-zero agriculture  
  • Committed, talented people are excited to work across the sector and have access to training and jobs that support their growth 

The Summit will include workshops on farm technology, climate-smart strategies to increase profit, processing and packaging solutions, workforce development, and growing opportunities for goat and sheep dairy.  

With an emphasis on regional cooperation, the two-day conference will open with state leaders:  

Vermont Secretary of Agriculture, Food and Markets, Anson Tebbetts will open the Summit on Tuesday morning. NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets Commissioner Richard Ball will speak on Wednesday morning. 

Plenary and Keynote sessions include: 

Hosted by the Northeast Dairy Business Innovation Center, the Summit brings together 11 Northeast states: Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont.   

Press passes will be available at the registration table on Tuesday, April 2, and Wednesday, April 3. To access a pass, visit the registration table and sign-in with your name and organization. Press passes do not need to be reserved ahead of time. See the full agenda online: nedairyinnovation.com/summit 

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