Good for You

From farm to table, dairy is a pivotal solution for sustainable nutrition. American Dairy Association North East takes pride in dairy farmers commitment in protecting the land, caring for their animals and producing high-quality milk.

Did you know dairy provides nearly 20% of the protein in American diets and more than 50% of our calcium and vitamin D, yet is only responsible for 2% of the U.S. carbon footprint?

Good for the Planet

Just since 2007, dairy farmers have been able to produce milk using:

smaller carbon footprint
less water
less land

Sustainability Resources

Genesee River Watershed

The Genesee River journeys 157 miles northward from its origin in Potter County, PA, to Rochester, NY.  Hear directly from a few of the farmers in the Genesee River Watershed area about what they are doing to help ensure the river remains an environmental, recreational, and economic asset for generations to come.

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