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

The PRO-DAIRY Mission

Facilitate New York State economic development by increasing the profitability and competitiveness of its dairy industry. PRO-DAIRY, a NYS dairy industry educational program, enables farm families and other agricultural professionals to realize their values and strive to achieve their professional and personal goals. The program is committed to creativity, innovation and excellence in providing educational programs. More about PRO-DAIRY...

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What´s New

Snow Removal - Do's and Don'ts

Regional Calf Management Training Workshops - Cornell PRO-DAIRY is partnering with the Wyoming Dairy Institute and Cornell Cooperative Extension to
offer regional calf management training programs. (October-November 2014)

OSHA LEP Update - regarding temporary labor camps, walk-around representatives, and bunker silos.

OSHA information for dairy farms

Wisconsin-Cornell Dairy Repro: A Reproductive Programs Economics Analysis Tool.

PRO-DAIRY e-Alert: OSHA Compliance Update

Water Use Reporting

2013 PRO-DAIRY Annual Report


Latest Issue of the Manager

November '14
Dairy Research

Save the Date!

Cornell Dairy Executive Program,
Class 11 

Sessions begin December 2014
Statler Hotel, Ithaca, NY 

Operations Managers Conference
January 20-21, 2015
Holiday Inn, Liverpool, NY 

Herd Health and Nutrition Conference
March 17, 2015
Holiday Inn, Liverpool, NY 

Dairy Environmental Systems & Climate Adaptation Conference and Tours
July 29-31, 2015
Statler Hotel, Ithaca, NY


Contact Us:

Heather Darrow
Cornell University
272 Morrison Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853
Phone: (607) 255-4478