The Center for Dairy Excellence will host the first of nine upcoming “Dairy Profitability Resource Meetings” on dairy market dynamics and resources available to dairy producers in Pennsylvania March 5 at Shady Maple Restaurant beginning with breakfast at 8:30 a.m.

Discussion will be shared regarding what’s in store for the 2015 milk pricing and margin forecasts, what producers attending the meeting did in 2014 to prepare the dairy business for 2015, where the greatest profit opportunities are in 2015, as margins slip and the dynamics change, and how you can leverage the wealth of resources to position your business for the future.

The details of each event are listed below:

• Thursday, March 5, in Lancaster: Shady Maple Restaurant, 129 East Toddy Drive, East Earl, Pa., Breakfast meeting with breakfast served at 8:30 a.m.
• Monday, March 9, in Duncansville: Hoss’s Steak and Seahouse, 110 Patchway Road, Duncansville, Pa., Dinner meeting with dinner served at 6:30 p.m.
• Tuesday, March 10, in Somerset: The Summit Diner, 791 North Center Drive, Somerset, Pa., Breakfast meeting with breakfast served at 8:30 a.m.
• Tuesday, March 10, in Blairsville: Valley Dairy Restaurant, 920 Route 22 Hwy W., Blairsville, Pa., Afternoon meeting with lunch served at 1:00 p.m.
• Wednesday, March 11, in Corry: Gigi’s Route 6 Diner, 344 E Columbus Ave., Corry, Pa., Breakfast meeting with breakfast served at 8:30 a.m.
• Wednesday, March 11, in Meadville: Montano’s Rib & Chop House, 11142 Highline Dr., Meadville, Pa., Afternoon meeting with lunch served at 1:00 p.m.
• Wednesday, March 25, in Lewistown: Hoss’s Steak and Seahouse, 23 Hoss Dr., Lewistown, Pa., Morning meeting with program starting at 9:30 a.m. and lunch at end.
• Thursday, March 26, in Chambersburg: Hoss’s Steak and Seahouse, 20 Falling Spring Rd., Chambersburg, Pa., Morning meeting with program starting at 9:30 a.m. and lunch at end.
• Wednesday, April 1, in Troy: The Milky Way, 16867 Route 14, Troy, Pa., Morning meeting with program starting at 9:30 a.m. and lunch at end.