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.

Save the Date

November 2 - December 14, 2021
12:30 - 1:00 PM

This webinar series will cover aspects of a transition cow program and how to improve to the transition cow performance of your herd.

There is no cost to attend, but registration is required.

August 18, 2021
1:00 PM EDT

The New York State Food Donation and Food Scrap Recycling Act will go into effect on January 1, 2022. This webinar will discuss various ways farms can utilize the potential availability of food waste through animal feed, composting, anaerobic digestion and direct land application.

There is no cost to attend, but registration is required.

This podcast series focuses on troubleshooting herd health issues on dairy farms. Episodes will discuss specific areas to look at when experiencing issues in different life stages of the dairy cow.



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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