Capitol Hill is Knocking at Your Door Does Dairy Policy Keep You Up At Night
Capitol Hill is Knocking at Your Door
Does Dairy Policy Keep You Up At Night
Your dairy and Capitol Hill may seem worlds apart, but what happens in Washington affects your dairy’s bottom line. Learn from dairy producers and a Washington insider how policy positions, such as Immigration reform, EPA and FDA regulations, innovation restrictions, trade and much more determine how you run your dairy.
Central Plains Dairy Expo 2017
Wednesday, March 29, 1 p.m. & Thursday, March 30, 8 a.m.
Sanford Premier Center Complex | Sioux Falls, South Dakota | Panel Rooms 6-7
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Meet Our Panelists:
Laurie Fischer, American Dairy Coalition Founder and CEO, will share the latest dairy policy news from Washington, D.C., including movement on immigration reform, environmental regulations and trade opportunities. For more than 20 years, Fischer has worked with dairy producers, state and federal regulatory agencies and Congress to create favorable dairy policy.
Dorothy Elliot, Owner of Drumgoon Dairy, who as an immigrant, understands the complexities of immigration reform and the difficulty of securing a reliable labor force. Elliott manages human resources for her dairy in Lake Norden, South Dakota. When Elliott shares her experiences with immigration, the audience will learn how potential immigration reform could affect their dairy business.
Dan R. Smith, DVM and Dairy Partner (Mooody Count Dairy LP and Mill Valley, LLC), will give an overview of the challenges of dairy policy regulations from a dairy partner and veterinarian’s perspective. With the new Veterinary Feed Directive, dairy producers will have to change protocols. In regards to potential innovation restrictions, such as processors refusing to accept milk with rBST, the dairy industry needs to be prepared for the future.
Central Plains Dairy Expo:
The Central Plains Dairy Expo, taking place March 28-30 at the Sanford Premier Center Complex in Sioux Falls, S.D, is an all-dairy show featuring exhibitors showcasing equipment, products and services for all segments of the industry.
The American Dairy Coalition is the united voice of the dairy, agriculture and livestock industry. Successful policy making, in order to best serve this industry, starts in Washington D.C. We focus only on top-priority issues in order to remain nimble and quickly adapt to the ever changing federal policy-making environment. ADC is the only national organization solely focused on advocating to advance the growth and success of progressive producers and agriculture companies.
In the past year, ADC has grown to represent more than 30,000 dairy producers through memberships, as well as national and state dairy associations. ADC has collaborated with many groups and individuals to make a significant impact on the agriculture industry.