Dairy cows.
dairy cows at Lew-Lin Farm, Dryden NY
Image by Sandy Repp
Annie Seichepin with dairy cows at Sweyolaken Farm, Enfield NY at Farm City Day 2010
Image by Sandy Repp


Abundant natural rainfall and a great tradition of dairy farming makes the Northeast an important dairy-producing area of the country.


Cornell University Pro-Dairy - a NYS dairy industry educational resource housed in Cornell University's Animal Science Program, enables farm families and other agricultural professionals to realize their values and strive to achieve their professional and personal goals. Through its research, discussion groups, educational programs, financial analysis, websites, publications and personal contacts, the Cornell University based program reaches thousands of dairy professionals annually.

Cornell University Dairy Management Program - gain further understanding of the integration and application of dairy farm management principles and programs with respect to progressive dairying and related industries through Cornell's site.

New York State Division of Milk Control and Dairy Services - this NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets website has a dual role to protect the health and welfare of the people of New York State and to help promote the agricultural economic development of the dairy industry through various economic controls and programs.

NYS 4-H Youth Dairy Programs - provides children and teens with dairy related events, activities and resources.


Michele Ledoux
Executive Director
(315) 376-5270

Last updated November 22, 2023