The tour will depart from Chicago, Ill., on Sept. 14 and include a full slate of historic, cultural and agricultural stops with a return flight from Munich on Sept. 27.
“The 2019 PDPW International Dairy Tour Germany + Holland is perfect to explore the cultural and historical landmarks of Germany and Holland, while also seeing a range of technologies and practices in dairy farming and agriculture,” said Cassie Mayer, PDPW Program Manager.
The tour includes stops at several farms, factories and agricultural centers, including tours of CLAAS headquarters, Lely, World Horti Center, the world-renowned Aalsmeer Flower auction, the world’s first Floating Farm, as well as several leading-edge dairy farms in both Holland and Germany.
Participants will tour some of the most recognized landmarks and sights in Berlin, Münster, Rothenburg, and Munich in Germany, and Amsterdam and Rotterdam in Holland. Highlights include a tour of the Anne Frank Haus and Museum, the site of the Berlin Wall, Oktoberfest, Neuschwanstein castle and multiple cathedral and castle tours.
The 2019 International Dairy Tour: Germany + Holland is open to PDPW members and non-members and space is limited. The tour package includes round-trip airfare, hotel accommodations, group meals, entrance and admission fees for scheduled stops, motor coach transportation, professional translators and tour guides and all taxes.
Professional Dairy Producers (PDPW) is the nation's largest dairy producer-led organization of its kind, focusing on producer professionalism, stakeholder engagement and unified outreach to share ideas, solutions, resources and experiences that help dairy producers succeed.