2019 Young Cooperator's Annual Conference

Close to 40 YCs from four states gathered in Lynchburg, Virginia in mid-January for the 2019 Annual YC Conference. Presentation highlights included:

  • Consumer trends with Angela Anderson, Director of Customer Outreach with the Innovation Center for Dairy
  • Rural mental health challenges and how to help family members with Dr. Amy Johnson
  • What the dairy industry will look like in 2069 with Dr. Jack Britt
  • How to market milk to the fluid milk consumer with Dr. MaryAnne Drake of NC State
  • Dairy risk management options with Virginia Extension Agent Jeremy Daubert

YCs also had the opportunity to tour a local dairy farm, Seven Oaks Dairy.

Information about the 2020 YC Conference will be posted later this year.