Mark Kastel at NODPA Field Days in Maryland

September 5th, 2018

Tools for Survival: Weathering the Current Dairy Crisis While Maintaining Organic Integrity
September 27 & 28, 2018
2142 Rohrersville Road, Knoxville, Maryland

Cornucopia Codirector Mark Kastel will give the keynote speech “The Crisis in the Organic Dairy Movement: History, Analysis, and What Farmers Can Do to Balance the Playing Field” at the 18th annual Northeast Organic Dairy Producers Alliance (NODPA) Field Days.

This two-day event features reliable tools and practical strategies to help farmers weather the current dairy crisis without sacrificing organic integrity.

There will be hands-on, farmer-to-farmer sessions in which everyone can share innovative low-cost and no-cost strategies to maximize net income; to rethink management practices to increase efficiency; even hear all the options available to farm families as they consider the future within the current realities of the organic dairy industry.

If you register by September 19, you can take advantage of the early bird rate.

If you are not an organic dairy farmer and would like to hear Mark Kastel’s keynote speech, limited seats are available for $15. NODPA has graciously offered speech attendees a discount on the preceding dinner as well. You can eat and attend the keynote speech for $30. Email to confirm seating at this discounted rate.

Visit NODPA’s website for more information.

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