Dairy Price Forum (Part 1/3)
The Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation (WFBF) and Professional Dairy Producers of Wisconsin (PDPW) sponsored a forum on dairy prices, titled “Addressing Price Volatitlity in a Global Dairy Market – Preparing for the 2010 Farm Bill” on August 18, 2010 in the Wisconsin Dells. The program began with a welcome from Bill Bruins, WFBF President, and Shelly Mayer, Executive Director, PDPW. Following the welcome was a USDA Dairy INdustry Advisory Committee Update, given by Dr. Bob Cropp, Professor Emeritus, Department of Agriculture and Applied Economics at the University of Wisconsin – Madison. This was then followed by a presentation on Dairy Trade Globalization: Implecations, Opportunities, and Recommendations, given by Tom Suber, President, U.S. Dairy Export Council.