This event is sold out. If you have any questions, please contact Mike Fahey ’89 at firstname.lastname@example.org or 608-308-5110.
Farmers are facing tougher challenges than ever before, from economic pressures to climate change. How is our changing world impacting the dairy industry — and how can the industry survive into the future? Join fellow UW alumni for a panel discussion with experts who are at the forefront of this issue. Learn about the work happening at UW–Madison right now and how it complements the hands-on experiences of industry professionals.
Speakers will include:
- Mitch Breunig ’92 — farmer and owner of Mystic Valley Dairy
- Mark Stephenson — director of dairy policy analysis at UW–Madison
- Kent Weigel MS’92, PhD’92 — professor and chair of the Department of Dairy Science at UW–Madison
The panel will be moderated by Katie Hepler ’07, Wisconsin Alumni Association® advisory board member and marketing director at Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin.
Free to attend.
Schedule of events:
|4:30 p.m.||Optional Mystic Valley Dairy tour|
|6 p.m.||Reception with light appetizers and beverages|
|6:35 p.m.||Panel Discussion|
|7:30 p.m.||Audience Q & A|
|8:00 p.m.||Program concludes|
Visit Mitch Breunig’s farm for a tour before the program.
Monday, March 2
Mystic Valley Dairy, LLC
8667 County Road V
Sauk City, WI 53583
Mystic Valley Dairy is a working farm. You may encounter uneven terrain, inclement weather, environmental allergens, and other hazards. Participate at your own risk.
Questions? Contact Mike Fahey ’89 at email@example.com or 608-308-5110.