Spend two full days--planning for your future!

How can YOU "make more from milk"?

Tuesday, March 24

Hampton Inn & Suites Madison-Downtown

  • Introductions and goals
  • Producer spotlight
  • Consultant panel: equipment, supplies, resources
  • Behind-the-scenes: retail of specialty cheeses
  • Tasting of artisan cheese
  • Lunch-a local foods emphasis
  • Tips from owner on what customers want
  • Farmer panel: ag tourism, marketing agreements, yogurt production
  • Marketing thoughts


Wednesday, March 25

Farm Visits (transportation included) 

  • Visit 1:  On-site ice cream production and sales
  • Visit 2: On-site milk bottling, cheese sales, on-site café, and agritourism
  • Lunch at on-site café
  • Visit 3: Agri-tourism
  • Business planning
  • Next steps
  • Certificates
Thursday, March 26--Special!

Making Cheese!

  • Make cheese
  • Award-winning cheese maker
  • Small factory setting.
  • Rare opportunity!


Course: Tuesday, March 24 - Wednesday, March 25. Optional Cheese Making Day: Thursday, March 26


Hampton Inn & Suites-Madison Downtown; 440 West Johnson Street; Madison, WI 53703


Full course $300... $180 for just one day. Cheese Making Day $200.

Hotel Block

Contact us to reserve a room at $135/night. Cut off date: February 23.

Thank you!

To our generous sponsor, Compeer Financial! We love your support and strong belief in dairying!

Course Organized By

Course put on by Global Cow and Global Dairy Outreach. Jill Stahl Tyler, Global Cow; tel: (802) 254-2879; Karen Nielsen, Global Dairy Outreach; tel: (608) 512-5040