Six dairy farmers file updates and observations on social media, with this day-by-day travelogue rounding up their greatest posts.
Six U.S. dairy farmers on a U.S. Dairy Export Council (USDEC) mission this week are seeing how long-range investments into rising markets like Chile enhance demand for nutritious U.S. milk.
The six U.S. dairy farmers in Chile this week are, from left, Marilyn Hershey (Dairy Administration Inc. chair), Neil Hoff (USDEC founder), Larry Hancock (USDEC chair), Joanna Shipp (DMI board), Jim Reid (DMI board) and Alex Peterson (USDEC vice chair).
Through the years, these kinds of missions have given U.S. dairy farmers a chance to look at how massive a bang they’re getting for his or her checkoff bucks as the first funders of USDEC.
About this updating travelogue
What follows is a one-stop travelogue, displaying in reverse chronological order social media posts by the dairy farmers themselves, together with posts from USDEC.
We urge others within the dairy trade to comply with and share these stories on Fb, Twitter and Instagram by looking for the hashtag #USfarmersChile and checking the roundup on this web page for day by day updates.
Sunday, September 25
Monday, September 26
Tuesday, September 27
Wednesday, September 28
Thursday, September 29
Friday, September 30
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