You’re invited to the Northeast Dairy Innovation Summit in Albany, NY on April 2 – 3, 2024.
This regional summit brings together dairy farmers, processors, service providers, policy makers, and industry stakeholders from across the Northeast. From farm innovation to processing innovation to workforce development, we’ll dig into the challenges and opportunities in dairy.
We’ll be joined by Agela Abdullah, who will facilitate a Plenary Keynote panel on building diversity in dairy. As a Marketing Director, President of the Cheese Culture Coalition, contributing writer for Culture Magazine, and a former cheese buyer, Agela is a positive force in the cheese world who’s opening doors for people across many backgrounds to enter dairy sector.
Core Geiger will join us for the evening Keynote Address. As the Lead Dairy Economist for CoBank, he provides insight on all elements of the dairy sector. He served as the Managing Editor of Hoard’s Dairyman for 28 years, and currently sits on the Board of Directors for the World Dairy Expo.
Four workshop tracks highlight important focus areas for Northeast dairy:
- Workforce Development
- Dairy Farm Innovation
- Dairy Processing Innovation
- Goat & Sheep Dairy
You’ll leave with new ideas to put into action, peer-to-peer connections, and strategies to build a more resilient farm, business, and regional dairy sector.
Registration is open now, with discounted rates for dairy farmers, processors, and students.
See the full Summit Agenda and get the link to register on our Dairy Innovation Summit webpage: