meet our members

Table Rock Farm
Ideal Dairy LLC
Lamb Farms
EZ Acres Farm

announcements

  • POSTED March 28, 2019 NEDPA seeks applicants for new staff position: Director of Member Services and Industry Relations.  CLICK HERE for position description and application instructions. 
  • In February 2019 Farm Credit East released an analysis of the economic impact of proposed NYS legislation calling for farm workers to be paid overtime. CLICK HERE for downloadable report. 
  • The Agriculture Workforce Development Council (AWDC) is a group of NY farmer organizations working together to prepare and retain a skilled farm workforce. CLICK HERE for an informational brochure about the Council's goals. Also included are results of a survey of farm workers.
  • The Cornell Agricultural Workforce Development website is a resource available to agricultural employers.  Visit the website to learn more about workforce regulations, human resources management, and subscribe to The Ag Workforce Journal to stay up-to-date on the latest issues and topics in ag labor.
  • 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 180,000 milking cows!  Thank you to our 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. 

our affiliate members

Carolina Eastern Vail Inc
Farm Credit East, A.C.A.
Lincoln Financial Group
Yankee Farm Credit
Merck Animal Health
Michael Best & Friedrich LLP
Alta Genetics
Goldstar Feeds
Pikeside Enterprises
Upstate Niagara Cooperative, Inc.
IBA Inc.
Button Nutrition
ABS Global
Purina
Cargill Animal Nutrition
Mycogen Seeds
Milk Specialties
Pioneer Hi-Bred International
Agri-Mark
Dairy Farmers of America
Shur-Gain
The Voss Group
Philbro Animal Health Corporation