The PRO-DAIRY mission

Facilitate New York state economic development by increasing the competitiveness and sustainability of New York's dairy farm businesses through industry-applied research and educational programs that enhance farm profitability, while advancing dairy producers and agribusiness professionals' knowledge, skills and enthusiasm.

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January 15 - March 15, 2021
This course begins with agronomic factors that influence forage quality and follow key strategies for harvest, preservation and feedout of quality feed. Registration is open!

December 9, 2020
Presented by Cornell Animal Science and PRO-DAIRY
Topics specifically targeted for nutritionists, veterinarians, crop and management consultants, extension educators, and dairy producers with specific interest in nutrition-oriented topics.

Podcast series with Cornell Cooperative Extension regional dairy specialists and Cornell CALS PRO-DAIRY.



e-Leader is PRO-DAIRY's monthly online newsletter and features timely news, upcoming programs and resources to support dairy farms.


The Manager

The Manager, published by Progressive Dairy, includes a useful combination of research, updates, how to's and action steps on every aspect of managing a dairy business.


e-Alerts feature timely news and management updates

PRO-DAIRY COVID-19 management resources

Learn more about PRO-DAIRY managing during COVID-19 publications or go to our PRO-DAIRY COVID-19 management resources page to get information about how to manage your dairy during COVID-19.

The Dairy Advancement Program


Plan for the future of your dairy.

The Dairy Advancement Program is an initiative of Governor Cuomo in partnership with the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation designed to enhance profitability of New York dairy farms while maintaining a commitment to environmentally responsible dairy farming.

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