The first Producer Discovery Workshop: ‘Federal Orders: Their History and Their Future,’ features Dana Coale, the Deputy Administrator of Agricultural Marketing Services – Dairy Program with USDA. In her role, Ms. Coale leads programs impacting the dairy industry to facilitate the efficient marketing of milk and dairy products. She’ll provide a review of the structure of federal orders, how they operate, and their value to the industry. Ms. Coale will also discuss proposed changes to the orders that are being considered by the dairy industry.
The second workshop ‘Understanding the Milk Market & Your Management Tools,’ features Dr. Mark Stephenson, Director of Dairy Policy Analysis at UW-Madison and Travis Glaser, agent and co-owner of ARM Services, an ag risk management agency based in Barron, Wis. Mr. Stephenson will review the milk market forecast for 2022 while Mr. Glaser will share his insight on building a risk management strategy. With an in-depth knowledge of past dairy market trends and a passion for risk strategy, Mr. Glaser will discuss how to best prepare for what 2022 has to offer using the tools available to dairy farmers.