UPCOMING EVENTS - All times Eastern except where noted
December 22 - Annual Board Reorganization meeting 3:00, Ephrata, PA and by teleconference.
RECENT PAST EVENTS
December 2 - DPAC board and ad hoc member teleconference to discuss feedback on Senate Bill 1682 and potential for companion bill in the House. Discussion of PA Milk Marketing legislation included.
November 18 - Oriskany, New York - Reporter Sherry Bunting presents dairy policy information at Oneida County Extension meeting for dairy producers.
November 17 - DPAC monthly board and ad hoc member teleconference at 1:00 p.m.
November 9 - Madison, Wisconsin - Ohio dairyman Alan Kozak, a DPAC board director, participates in dairy policy panel hosted by Professional Dairy Producers of Wisconsin
October 27 - DPAC board meeting by teleconference
October 12 - Washington, D.C. - DPAC producers meet with members of Congress.
August 12 - Washington, D.C. - DPAC Cornerstones for Change Briefing with ag staffers for 19 members of Congress
July 16 - Bucks County, PA Holstein Club Picnic
July 21 - 1:00 p.m. - Ephrata or Harrisburg, Pa. & by Teleconference - DPAC Board Meeting
July 22 - Lancaster, PA - Dennis Wolff keynote luncheon speaker during the Hoof Trimmers Association Annual Convention at the Willow Valley Conference Center.
June 24-25 - Richmond, Va. - National Holstein Convention
June 21 - 1:00 p.m. - Teleconference - DPAC Board Meeting
May 31 - East Lansing, Mich. - Senate Ag Committee Chair Debbie Stabenow to host a 2012 Farm Bill hearing
May 19 - 1:00 p.m. - Teleconference - DPAC Board Meeting
May 19- 7:30 p.m. - Schuyler Town Hall, 2090 State Rte 5, Utica, New York - Dairy producers and stakeholders invited to a DPAC dairy policy meeting
May 18 - 7:30 p.m. - Bernville, Pa. - Berks County producer meeting with Pa. Sen. Judy Schwank
May 10 - 4:00 p.m. - Teleconference - DPAC/SEDC Draft Bill Working Group reconvenes on portions of the bill (FO Price Reform & Market Cow Bonus Program)
April 28 - 7:00 p.m. Virginville, PA - DPAC's PA State Issues Action Group attends Virginville Grange Annual Legislative Banquet
April 28 - 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. (CST) Milwaukee, Wis - DPAC / SEDC Draft Bill Working Group meets with panel of economic and milk marketing experts to discuss new milk pricing system
April 21 - 1:00 p.m. Ephrata, PA & by Teleconference - DPAC Board Meeting
April 15 - Teleconference - DPAC / SEDC Greensboro Working Group reconvenes on Alternative Bill
April 14 - Teleconference - Milk Marketing Models Subcommittee Meets
April 12 or 13 - Teleconference - Bloc Voting Subcommittee Meets
April 11 - Teleconference - Market Cow Program Subcommittee Meets
April 8 - Teleconference - DPAC/SEDC Greensboro Working Group reconvened on Alternative Bill
March 26 - Goshen, Indiana - Indiana Professional Dairy Producers' Dairy Policy Meeting
March 25 - Columbus, Indiana - Indiana Professional Dairy Producers' Dairy Policy Meeting
March 24 - St. Henry, Ohio - 8:00 -10:30 p.m. DPAC Dairy Policy Meeting for area dairy producers
March 24 - Mount Hope, Ohio - 11:30-2:30 DPAC Dairy Policy Meeting for area dairy producers
March 23 - Western Pennsylvania - Producer Meeting
March 12 - Piqua, Ohio - Congressman Boehner's Farm Roundtable
March 9 - Meeting in Harrisburg on SB 1480
March 7-8 - Greensboro, North Carolina - Small Group Work Session of DPAC's Milk Pricing Action Group and Southeast Dairy Coalition (SEDC)
March 3 - Teleconference - USDA Dairy Industry Advisory Committee meeting to finalize their recommendations for Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack.
March 2 - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania - DPAC State Issues Action Group and Exec Board to meet with PA House Ag Committee Chairman John Maher on PA Milk Marketing Law
Feb. 25 - Harrisburg, PA - DPAC board members met with various industry leaders to discuss dairy policy and understand each other's perspectives.
Feb. 22 - Ephrata, PA - Noon - Meeting with the Lancaster County delegation to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives on future legislation regarding the PA Milk Marketing Law.
Feb. 21-24 - Tennessee Dairy Producers Assn Meetings across the state
Feb. 18-19 - North Carolina Dairy Producers Convention
Feb. 17 - Nationwide Teleconference and at Ephrata, PA - DPAC FEBRUARY BOARD MEETING - 1:00 p.m.
Feb. 15 - Nationwide Teleconference - DPAC board members will participate in Modeling Study Coalition's Q&A with NMPF's CEO Jerry Kozak about Foundation for the Future.
Feb. 15 - Harrisburg, PA - Meeting with PA Senators on SB 1480 to modify the PA Milk Marketing Law.
Feb. 11 - Teleconference - USDA Dairy Industry Advisory Committee meeting to finalize recommendations for Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack.
Feb. 10 - Harrisburg, PA - DPAC board member Duane Hertzler will testify on a panel at the PA House Agriculture Committee Hearing: "Dairy 101--From Cow to Consumer"
Feb. 8-10 - New Holland, PA - DPAC Booth at Sensenig's Feed Co. meeting
Feb. 8 - Multi-Region Teleconference - DPAC and Southeast Dairy Coalition (SEDC).
Feb. 1-2 - Lancaster, PA - Pennsylvania Dairy Summit
Jan. 27 - East Earl, PA - DPAC Booth at Hoober Feeds meeting
Jan. 25 - Washington, D.C. - DPAC (dairy producers from PA, NC, IN, MN) meet with Congressman Tom Rooney, Chairman of the U.S. House Livestock, Dairy and Poultry Subcommittee to discuss dairy policy.
Jan. 21 - Informational meeting with several dairy industry leaders to discuss national and state dairy policy, including PA Senate Bill 1480, and understand each other's perspectives.
Jan. 20 - DPAC Board Meeting by teleconference tentatively rescheduled
Jan. 18 - Northern Tier PA - DPAC presentation by board member during Morrissey Insurance meeting for dairy farmers
Jan. 14 - 2011 All Breeds Convention, Utica, NY - DPAC presentation by Dennis Wolff
Jan. 13 - PA Farm Show, Harrisburg, PA - Attend public officials VIP luncheon
Jan. 7 - Teleconference with 30 organizations for update and Q&A with NMPF CEO Jerry Kozak on Foundation for the Future
Jan. 6 - Milk Marketing Models Subcommittee Meeting
Jan. 4-6 - Keystone Farm Show, York, PA - DPAC will have information and representatives at the Morrissey Insurance booth #424 in Bldg 4
Dec. 28 - Harrisburg, PA - Meeting with various industry leaders to discuss PA Senate Bill 1480 and understand each other's perspectives
Dec. 15 - East Earl, PA - Presentation and Booth at REB Consulting's customer meeting
Dec. 13 - Dinner meeting with cream of the crop contributors, State Senator Mike Brubaker, State Rep. Gordon Denlinger and U.S. Congressman Joe Pitts
Dec. 9 - New Holland, PA - DPAC Booth at Agri-Basics annual customer seminar
Dec. 8 - Meeting with PMMB to discuss S.B. 1480 to amend PA Milk Marketing Law
Dec. 1 - Informational meeting with several dairy industry leaders to discuss national and state dairy policy, including PA Senate Bill 1480, and understand each other's perspectives.
Nov. 23 - Conference call with 30 organizations regarding dairy stabilization plans and Q&A with NMPF's Jerry Kozak
Nov. 19 - Teleconference: Board to Board Q&A with NDPO
Nov. 1 - Wooster, OH - Panelist at Ohio Farm Bureau Dairy Policy Meeting
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