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January 13, 2015: WCMA & NMPF Animal Care Information Meeting: FARM

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WCMA & NMPF Animal Care Information Meeting:
Farmers Assuring Responsible Management

    Date:   January 13, 2015

  Invited:  A free meeting for WCMA member leadership

Location: Hall of Ideas Rooms F&G, Monona Terrace Convention Center, Madison, WI


12:00 | Complimentary Lunch

Opening Remarks from Jim Mulhern, President & CEO, National Milk Producers Federation

1:00 | Overview & Dialogue: Farmers Assuring Responsible Management Program

Jamie Jonker, Ph.D., Vice President, Sustainability & Scientific Affairs &
Emily Meredith, J.D., Vice President, Animal Care, National Milk Producers Federation

An in-depth look at the animal care policies and procedures to execute the National Dairy FARM Program within your organization

2:30 | Break

3:00 | Animal Care Written Policies for Farm and Processor

Dave Crass, attorney, Michael Best & Friedrich

Examining policy positions that farms and plants can adopt to assure proper animal care.

3:30 | Dairy Processor Preparedness

David Pelzer, Senior VP, Strategic Communications, Dairy Management Inc.

Exploring the processor’s role in crisis preparedness and response

4:30 | Adjourn