Global Dairy Symposium 2016


In October, 2016, DATCP’s International Agribusiness Center hosted a Global Dairy Symposium at which leading international experts shared insights on the global dairy industry. Held during World Dairy Expo, the symposium addressed many of the complex issues that have been brought to the forefront by rapid growth, rise in population, food security, and other issues. The invited speakers shared trends in dairy production, global impact of economic fluctuations, and offered predictions for the world’s developed and developing dairy industries. Presenters included: Sharon Sydow, Senior Economist, Office of the Chief Economist, United States Department of Agriculture, Washington, D.C.; Tom Bailey, Food & Agribusiness Research and Advisory Group, Rabobank, New York, N.Y.; and, Robert Erhard, Agricultural Material Specialist (Dairy) for Nestlé, Geneva, Switzerland. Power Point presentations by Bailey and Sydow are included here.

Tom Bailey presentation
Sharon Sydow presentation