announcements

  • NEDPA Seeks Candidates for Member Services Director Position:  The Northeast Dairy Producers Association (NEDPA) seeks an ambitious, creative, self-starter for the full-time position of Member Services Director. Excellent written, verbal and electronic communication skills are required, along with an understanding of and passion for the dairy industry. The NEDPA Member Services Director will be responsible for becoming familiar with, and staying up-to-date on, current dairy industry challenges, and taking a creative approach to helping NEDPA members address them. CLICK HERE for position description and application information.
  • NEDPA Conference is March 7-8, 2018 at the Holiday Inn- Liverpool in Syracuse.  CLICK HERE for more information and sponsorship opportunities.
  • Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Manure Storage In NYS:  NYS Agriculture & Markets and NYS Department of Environmental Conservation answers questions concerning dairy farm manure storage. 
  • Considering a career in the dairy industry?  CLICK HERE to view more than 20 career paths that serve the dairy industry.  

  • All totaled, NEDPA member farms now represent over 190,000 milking cows!  Thank you to our producer members for their continued support.

  • OSHA Accident and Injury Recordkeeping and Reporting Requirements: CLICK HERE to watch a quick 15 minute tutorial at DOL website. CLICK HERE for links to required recordkeeping  .

  • The Division of Immigrant Policies and Affairs (DIPA) recently released a document "Services and Protections for Farmworkers" which provides guidelines to workers on NYS laws and regulations their employers must follow.  The document has a detailed table of contents and follows a simple "Q" and "A" format.  Employers and employees are encouraged to read the manual to help them better understand how DIPA and NY DOL interpret the labor laws and regulations. CLICK HERE for a pdf of the document. 

  • A Common Core Dilemma for NY Agriculture - Omnivore's Dilemma - Young Readers Edition is a book used in an 8th grade ELA Common Core module in schools. It presents a negative perspective of modern agriculture.  This article shows how one New York dairy farmer (NEDPA member) insisted on presenting a more realistic perspective to students in his school district.

our affiliate members

Pikeside Enterprises
S.J.F. Construction
Cargill Animal Nutrition
Lincoln Financial Group
IBA Inc.
The Voss Group
Dairy Farmers of America
Button Nutrition
Milk Specialties
Purina
Elanco Animal Health
Carolina Eastern Vail Inc
Shur-Gain
Agri-Mark
HarvXtra Alfalfa (Forage Genetics International/Calibrate)
Monsanto
Michael Best & Friedrich LLP
Merck Animal Health
Farm Credit East, A.C.A.
Upstate Niagara Cooperative, Inc.
Goldstar Feeds
Alta Genetics
Philbro Animal Health Corporation
Pioneer Hi-Bred International
Select Sire Power
Mycogen Seeds
Lallemand
DeLaval