Conferences & Seminars

PRO-DAIRY offers premier educational programming to enhance management and technical skills and increase knowledge.


cows in a row in a dairy barn

Next Conference: January 28-29, 2025

Presented in collaboration with Northeast Dairy Producers Association. This event provides an opportunity for people responsible for day-to-day activities to increase their management and operations skills while interacting with other managers. Join us for a this in-person event featuring educational topics and applicable strategies for management teams, whether your focus is managing cows, crops or people.

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Next conference: March 4 - 5, 2026

This biennial conference offers high-quality programing targeted to progressive dairy farmers in the Northeast, with a mission to provide the latest information on current trends and topics in the dairy industry through dynamic and informative sessions designed to re-energize businesses and improve performance. Presented in collaboration with Northeast Dairy Producers Association (NEDPA).

Harvesting corn silage for research trials

April 7-8, 2025

Presented in collaboration with Northeast Agribusiness and Feed Alliance. This annual conference provides an opportunity for dairy producers, veterinarians, feed industry representatives, and agriservice personnel to increase their knowledge of current herd health and nutrition management techniques while interacting with other professionals.


This one-year program explores careers in the dairy industry and offers hands-on experiential learning for a select group of youth ranging from 16 to 19 years old. Participants gain a realistic view and experience the dairy industry as a viable, profitable and progressive business sector with career opportunities and build personal and professional skills. Applications accepted annually in June.


This program gives high school participants the opportunity to explore post-secondary agricultural education and career opportunities in a networking environment through interaction with faculty and students, college planning, and personal development.


of the over 450 Junior DAIRY LEADER graduates attend college, and many choose to study agriculture. Prior to participation, over half indicated that they were not planning to study agriculture, or, they were undecided.