By MaryBeth Matzek
MAA Editor
MADISON, Wis. — Hundreds of dairy farmers and industry professionals will gather here in mid-January for Dairy Strong: The Journey Forward, a two-day conference focused on the dairy industry.
The event, which will be held Jan. 18-19 at the Monona Terrace Convention & Community Center, marks the third year for Dairy Strong, which saw tremendous growth between its first and second years, with more than 600 attendees from 17 states and four countries attending in 2016.
When putting together the lineup of speakers for Dairy Strong, Maria Woldt, director of industry relations at Dairy Business Association, focused on the challenges and opportunities faced by today’s dairy farmers.
“The theme – the journey forward – looks at the regulatory issues facing dairy farmers as well as the various sustainability initiatives taking place,” she said. “We’ll be looking at what can be done to sustain and move the industry forward.” Read more here.


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