MAXVILLE Recognizing dairy trends and how to adapt will be a main attraction at Eastern Ontario Dairy Days in Maxville on Feb. 11 and Kemptville on Feb. 12 starting at 9:30 a.m.
Gay Lea Foods Co-operative president and CEO Michael Barrett will cover topics such as ingredients used in milk and whether dairy farmers are better off working with one large co-op or a number of smaller co-ops, said event organizer Blair Murray of Murray Agri Consulting.
Other topics include:
Strategies to optimize calf health and performance, by Kemptville College associate professor Dr. Trevor DeVries;
The exciting world of new product development, by Dairy Farmers of Ontario ethnic market specialist Nissim Avraham; and,
Balancing producer needs and market demands, by Dairy Farmers of Ontario general manager and CEO Peter Gould.
Tickets are $25 and farmers register at the door.
Go to www.eontdairydays.com.