2019 Northern Tier Dairy Summit

  • April 1-2, 2019

  • Jay Peak Resort

  • Jay, Vermont


Hosted by the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food, and Markets (VAAFM), the Northern Tier Dairy Summit is a two day event on April 1-2, 2019 focused on positive strategies and timely action steps.

Highlight Speakers:

Dr. David Kohl, Professor Emeritus, Virginia Tech

Zach Ward, CEO, Grasslands Dairy (New Zealand)

Kara O’Connor, Government Relations Director, Wisconsin Farmers Union

Agenda available: Click here to download

Registration now open!

Limited seats available – register early to guarantee your seat.

Lottery Recipients

When registering we need to know how many guests will be staying in your room. Jay Peak does have larger rooms to accommodate families. This is an UPDATE to the registration page. If you have already registered Cindy will be reaching out to you to go over this information.

To be clear-

  1. NOT attending Summit – These guests are coming to enjoy Jay Peak facilities. Meals are on their own, there is a store and pizza restaurant onsite & rooms have kitchenette. We are not collecting names in registration just a number to accommodate room size.
  2. ATTENDING  Summit - If you have a guest that wants to attend the Summit and share a room with you, they MUST be a paid & registered.

Registration link: http://www.cvent.com/d/5bqg31/4W 

Jay Peak Lodging

Jay Peak Resort has extended special Dairy Summit room pricing for three days prior and three days after the Summit (March 29 – April 4) and some of the rooms include water park access. A variety of rooms types and sizes are available for the same rate. For more information about Jay Peak, visit: www.jaypeakresort.com

Jay Peak reservation phone number: 1-800-451-4449

Room block number: 768133 (you will be asked for this code when making your reservation)

For questions or more information contact:

Laura Ginsburg, Agriculture Development Section Chief

Laura.ginsburg@vermont.gov 802-522-2252


Faith Raymond, Agriculture Development Administrative Assistant

Faith.raymond@vermont.gov 802-828-1619

Contact Information

Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets

116 State Street
Montpelier, Vt 05620-2901

Program Contacts

  • Media Inquiries                      802.622.4662
  • Licensing & Registration        802.828.2436
  • Business Development          802.828.1619
  • Feed, Seed, Fertilizer & Lime  802.828.2431
  • Working Lands                    802.622.4477
  • Public Health & Resource Management                802.828.2431
  • Laboratory               802.522.3502
  • Animal Health                        802.828.2421
  • Dairy                              802.828.2433
  • Consumer Protection / Weights & Measures                            802.828.2433
  • Meat Inspection                    802.828.2426
  • Water Quality                               802.828.2431
    • Farmer Assistance                    802.622.4098
    • Enforcement                                802.828.2431
    • Reports                                      802.272.0323
    • BMP's                                      802.828.3474
  • Act 250                          802.828.2431 
  • Pesticide                        802.828.2431