Dairy Promotion Board Meeting

Tuesday, January 16, 2018
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.


2145 Memorial Ave, West Springfield, MA 01089
Dairy Promotional Board logo


Amanda Bruso


Meeting Agenda

Call Meeting to Order-Board Chair

General Business:

Secretary’s Report- Approval of Meeting Minutes from November 28th 2017

Treasurer’s Report- Approval of Financial Report – Darryl Williams

Coordinator’s Updates:

  • Had meeting with the NH Dairy Promotion Board Coordinator regarding the Ice Cream Trail
  • Received approval for QP from USDA AMS for the MA Dairy Promo Board- will be working on submitting the report for 2017 (due in April)
  • Hand out printed Manomet studies
  • Northeast Dairy Products Summit on February 12th in Norwich, VT

New Business:

-Election of new Secretary

-Final review of FY 19 RFR draft

-FY 18 Grant Recipients Mid-Year Update Presentations:

  • NEDPB Zip Trips- 10:35
  • Eastern States Exposition - 10:55
  • MAF2S - 11:15
  • Topsfield Fair - 11:35
  • No presentations between - 12:00- 12:30
  • MA Cheese Guild 12:35- 12:55
  • CISA – 1:00- 1:20
  • MADF and Forgotten Farms/Williams College are not presenting


Board Updates:

  • Opportunity for board members to share updates of their own

Next Meeting Date

Public Comment

Adjourn Meeting

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