Located in the heart of the San Joaquin Valley, World Ag Expo Expo is just off Highway 99, midway between Fresno and Bakersfield.
If traveling north on Highway 99: Exit at Avenue 184 or Avenue 200 and follow the signs.
If traveling south on Highway 99: Exit at Paige Avenue or Avenue 200.
There are also free park and ride locations. Hours of operation are 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
• Tulare: County Fairgrounds, 215 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave., and Mid-Valley Cotton Gin, 626 W. Cartmill Ave. Shuttles run every 15 to 20 minutes.
• Visalia: First Assembly of God Church, 3737 S. Akers St. Shuttles run every 30 minutes.
World Ag Expo visitors seeking transportation from Fresno and Clovis Park should make advance reservations by calling 559-641-6789 or visit www.playfresno.org/worldagexpo. Round trip is $30 per day.
2014 WORLD AG EXPO SEMINAR SCHEDULE
Tuesday, Feb. 11 10:30-11:30 a.m. Don't Just Make More Dairy Heifers Jerry Wulf, President of Wulf Cattle, will discuss his beef cattle operation's partnerships with dairies to breed Limousin genetics to lower-ranking Jersey cows in order to produce higher-quality beef steers.
12-1 p.m. Lunch-and-Learn: Commodity Market Risk Management This macroeconomic presentation will take you through dairy, feed, currency and energy market conditions, potential price scenarios and the steps you must take when running enterprises dependent on commodity market prices. A free lunch will be provided on a first-come, first-serve basis.
1:30-2:30 p.m. Video Farm Tour: Scott Brothers Dairy Farms, San Jacinto, Calif. See how this 100-year-old family-run Southern California turns its manure into renewable diesel, producing clean water and dry fertilizer as byproducts.
Wednesday, Feb. 12
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 2014 Milk Prices Rabobank Global Dairy Strategist Tim Hunt will present an outlook of domestic and global milk markets for 2014.
12-1 p.m. Lunch-and-Learn: What Does the Consumer Want? Find out how today's consumers fit milk and dairy products into their fast-paced, health-conscious diets. Discover how on-the-go lifestyles will impact demand for dairy. A free lunch will be provided on a first-come, first-serve basis.
1:30-2:30 p.m. Panel Discussion: A "Whole" New Market Speaker: Tim Hunt, Rabobank Rabobank Global Dairy Strategist Tim Hunt will moderate a panel discussion with milk co-op executives about the emergence of whole milk powder production in the West. Invited panel participants include California Dairies Inc., Dairy Farmers of America and Darigold.