The forum will explore how collectively, we’re going to achieve the new dairy sector strategic vision “Dairy Tomorrow”, launched in November last year. It will also look at what is driving global changes and how they will shape the future of milk production – from our farms to markets here and overseas.
DairyNZ Farmers' Forum programme
Day One: What is driving change in the global markets, the changing political environment, the implications for New Zealand dairying and how we can adapt. We’ll hear a range of perspectives including economics experts, government and policy specialists, farmers and sector leaders.
Day Two: The focus shifts to the farm, looking at new technologies and techniques to help farmers respond to the challenges and opportunities highlighted on Day One, along with tips, tools and advice for boosting farm businesses. This is a good opportunity to find out more about some of the new research in the pipeline and other projects funded by the levy and discuss directly with the researchers and project leaders.
The Forum will be a mix of plenary keynote presentations, seminars and workshops, with time built in for discussion and networking. As speakers are confirmed over the next few weeks, we’ll be
The forum is free to levy-paying dairy farmers and their staff. For all others, registration for both days is $175, or $100 for one day.
Morning and afternoon teas, lunches and the networking function at the end of the first day are provided.
Full details of the programme will be available here as soon as speakers are confirmed. Registration will open in late March.