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Managing Dairy Volatility Conference


Managing Dairy Volatility Conference

Dairy UK and the Ulster Farmers’ Union are hosting a conference on managing dairy volatility on 5 May at Lagan Valley Island, Lisburn, Northern Ireland

The conference will provide an opportunity for speakers and participants, from different parts of the dairy supply chain and from different regions of the world, to come together to explore a number of key aspects associated with managing margin.

The conference will be chaired by Kevin Bellamy, who is Rabobank’s Global Dairy Strategist.

Speakers include:

Jim Mulhern, National Milk Producers Federation, USA
A view from USA

Dr David Dobbin CBE, Dale Farm
A view from Europe

Steen Madsen, Danish Dairy Board
Coping with volatility when managing a farm business

Jay Waldvogel, Dairy Farmers of America
Coping with volatility when managing a dairy processing business

Robbie Turner, Rice Dairy International
Dairy markets to the end of the decade

Peter Blogg, CME Group
The US experience of creating a market for dairy futures

Frank Lee, European Investment Bank
Long term sustainable financing in the dairy sector

Please download the invitation for full programme and speaker details.

The conference will take place at Lagan Valley Island, Lisburn, one of Northern Ireland’s premier venues. It is just off the M1 motorway and 10 minutes from Belfast  www.laganvalleyisland.co.uk

Registration fees (including lunch and refreshments throughout the day):
Northern Ireland dairy farmers £50.00 (plus VAT)
Others £175.00 (plus VAT)

For more information or any queries please contact:

Dr Mike Johnston – Dairy UK   +44 (0) 2890 770116

Chris Osborne – UFU   +44 (0) 2890 370222

For registration and payment for the conference please click here

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