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16th Annual Vermont Dairy Producers Conference Returns to Burlington Feb. 24th!/VermontDairy

Burlington, Vermont - Dairy Producers from across the region will convene once again for the 16th Annual Vermont Dairy Producers Conference (VDPC) February 24th at the Burlington Sheraton.

Over the past decade, the VDPC has developed a reputation as the “must-attend” regional industry event for dairy farmers seeking practical, actionable ideas for improving their operations.

The 2015 speakers include a variety of thought-leaders and experts from across the industry, representing some of the brightest minds in dairy science and management.

The speakers, and their respective topics, include

  • Dr. Julio Giordano - Cornell University: Reproduction
  • Jay Waldvogel - DFA: The global dairy market and what it means to me
  • Nigel Cook - University of Wisconsin, Madison: Facilities impact on your herd
  • Joe Schwarcz - McGill University: Good Science/Bad Science
  • Mark Andrew Junkin - Agriculture Strategy: Farm succession and motivation
  • Dr. Tom Overton - Cornell University: Transition strategies

Tickets for the event can be purchased online at

They are priced as follows:

  • Pre-registration after February 10, 2015: $70
  • Registration at the door, if space is available: $85

“We’re proud to present this roster of world-class speakers at our 2015 conference. These experts will be sharing practical, actionable ideas and insights,” according to Conference Chair, Reg Chaput, a dairy farmer from North Troy. “Attendees can expect to take home new strategies for improving the efficiency and profitability of their operations, as well as new ideas for management and future planning.”

For more information, visit!/VermontDairy


About The Vermont Dairy Producers Conference: Founded in 1999 and organized by farmers, for farmers, The Vermont Dairy Producers Conference (VDPC) brings industry experts together each year to share information, strategies, and best-practice sharing. The VDPC is the premier event for New England and New York dairy farmers seeking cutting-edge information to improve their business practices.