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2018 Pennsylvania Dairy Summit Program Highlights All Aspects of Dairy Business
The 2018 Pennsylvania Dairy Summit highlights a well-diverse program for dairy farmers, including a mix of presentations, discussions and breakout sessions that bring insight to management styles and a changing industry. This year’s Dairy Summit is scheduled for February 21 and 22, 2018 at the Penn Stater Conference Center. The Professional Dairy Managers of Pennsylvania and Center for Dairy Excellence host this premier dairy event annually for dairy farmers of all production methods. Registration information will be made available in November. To learn more about the program and to view highlights of the 2018 Pennsylvanian Dairy Summit program, go to padairysummit.org. Contact the Pennsylvania Dairy Summit Business Office with questions at 814-355-2467 or email info@padairysummit.org.

August 2017 Northeastern State Highlights
Ice cream, regular (hard) in Connecticut was 1.14 million gallons, 6.8 percent below August 2016 but 13.5 percent above July 2017. Total cheese output (excluding cottage cheese) in New Jersey was 4.86 million pounds, 3.6 percent below August 2016 but 3.5 above July 2017.  Total cheese output (excluding cottage cheese) in New York was 77.8 million pounds, 6.3 percent above August 2016 and 13.7 percent above July 2017.  Butter production was 1.37 million pounds, 21.0 percent below August 2016 and 8.8 percent below July 2017. Total cheese output (excluding cottage cheese) in Pennsylvania was 33.9 million pounds, 2.8 percent below August 2016 but 1.9 percent above July 2017.  Butter production was 4.30 million pounds, 0.9 percent above August 2016 but 42.1 percent below July 2017.  Ice cream, regular (hard) was 3.65 million gallons, 9.9 percent below August 2016 and 3.8 percent above July 2017. Total cheese output (excluding cottage cheese) in Vermont was 12.0 million pounds, 10.3 percent above August 2016 and 2.0 percent above July 2017.