MPO Eastern Cape’s AGM and Congress held at at Slipperfields, Port Elizabeth on 29 August 2017 was highly successful and attended by about 50 dairy farmers. The congress with the theme “MPO ‒ your partner in dairy” was packed with information and practical advice from experts.
MPO CEO Dr Chris van Dijk shared information on the implementation and execution of the MPO’s strategy and Georgie Muller from Waikato gave advice on obtaining reproduction targets in your herd. Dr Tod Collins concluded the presentations with his uplifting talk on maintaining a balanced work life within the stressful dairy industry.
MPO Eastern Cape chairperson Lourens Gildenhuys said that dairy farmers in the province remain positive in spite of the current drought. The MPO expressed its thanks to the sponsors, organisers, and milk producers who contributed to the success of the day.
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