The Cal Poly Dairy Science Department and Cal Poly Dairy Farm Advisory Team are hosting the Second Annual Cal Poly Dairy Producer Symposium, “An Industry In Change” this fall.

The symposium will be held at California Polytechnic State University and the Embassy Suites Hotel in San Luis Obispo, CA on the weekend of October 16th and 17th, 2009. 

This year’s event will be focusing on animal welfare and the political, social, and ethical issues that dairy producers face.  

Speakers will discuss life after proposition 2, discuss how animal rights became a mainstream phenomenon, opportunities for common ground from the leadership at the Humane Society of the United States and hear what the next generation of dairy producers are doing about animal welfare.

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Source: Cal Poly San Luis Obispo