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Register Now for CAFO Roadshow

Feb 10, 2017
New York Farm Bureau and the Northeast Dairy Producers Association will host a CAFO Roadshow in cooperation with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Department of Agriculture and Markets and Cornell PRO-DAIRY. This series of four seminars across the state will highlight the changes in the recently released CAFO permits and help producers understand how to prepare for compliance and decide which permit is right for their farm. All CAFO farms must be covered by the new permit by July 24, 2017. Read more

Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) changes go into effect this January. Are you prepared?

Oct 13, 2016
Most in the dairy industry are aware of recent guidance coming from the FDA as part of the agency’s policies on judicious use of medically important antimicrobial drugs. As the final phase of implementation approaches, now is a good time to remind everyone what has changed regarding feed-use and water-use antibiotic products which were, up until now, purchased over the counter (OTC). Read more

Field Crops Program Survey

Sep 27, 2016
As the Field Crops Extension Program faces many changes we are seeking stakeholder input on setting priorities for the future of our programs. We encourage you to take the time to provide your thoughts and help us shape future programming. Read more

When can OSHA investigate death or serious injury of a farm owner?

Sep 6, 2016
Owners and employees in family farm businesses often have close relationships, so when unexpected tragedy strikes, beyond a serious injury or precious loss of a life, it is often that much more difficult because a friend or family member is involved. Recent farm tragedies in NYS have raised the question of when may OSHA investigate an owner-related death or serious injury? Read more

Jon Greenwood and Rick Zimmerman Receive the PRO-DAIRY Agriservice Award

Aug 26, 2016
NYS Agriculture Commissioner Richard Ball and PRO-DAIRY Director Thomas Overton will present the PRO-DAIRY Agriservice Awards to Jon Greenwood, Greenwood Dairy, Canton and Rick Zimmerman, Executive Director, Northeast Agribusiness and Feed Alliance, Albany during Dairy Day at the NYS Fair on Monday, August 29. These awards are given in appreciation and recognition of outstanding contributions to NYS agriculture through support of the PRO-DAIRY program. Read more