NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Dairy Promotion Committee will meet by conference call July 2 at 7:00 p.m. CST. The meeting is open to the public and individuals may listen to the proceedings at the Tennessee Department of Agriculture Division of Regulatory Services offices, Nashville. Access to the conference call will be available in the Porter Building conference room at Ellington Agricultural Center, located at 403 Hogan Road.
The first item of business for the committee will be to determine a necessity for an electronic meeting in compliance with state law. The commission will meet briefly to approve minutes from the previous meeting and approve budgetary expenditures for dairy product promotion advertisements to be purchased prior to the fall season.
The Tennessee Dairy Promotion Committee comprises 11 members directly affected by the assessment paid by dairy producers for the promotion of milk and milk products. Membership is in proportion to the method of milk marketed either through agricultural dairy cooperatives or by direct sale.