announcements

  • 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

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