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  • Title: The Dairy Practices Council
    Descriptive info: .. Shopping Cart Empty.. Home.. About the DPC.. Mission Statement.. Council Objectives.. History of the DPC.. Executive Board.. Finances.. Constitution Bylaws.. Links of Interest.. DPC Members.. Sustaining Members.. Regulatory Members.. Educational Members.. Become a DPC Member.. Guidelines.. All Guideline Listing.. DPC Guideline Sets.. Animal Health and Care.. Barns.. Bulk Tanks (Farms).. Butterfat.. Cleaning & Sanitizing.. Cooling.. Dairy Laboratory Testing.. Flavor.. HACCP.. Manure Management.. Milking Machines.. Milking Parlors.. Plant.. Sampling.. Small Ruminants (goats & sheep).. Somatic Cell.. Tank Trucks.. Waste Management.. Water.. DPC Conferences.. Contact Us.. My DPC Account.. The Dairy Practices Council.. The Dairy Practices Council publishes educational guidelines for the dairy industry.. We are a nonprofit organization of education, industry, and regulatory personnel concerned with milk quality, sanitation and regulatory uniformity.. All things Dairy.. Whether you are involved with construction, transportation, safety, research, or QC - either on the farm or in the plant- the Dairy Practices Council (DPC) can offer you resources to maximize your day-to-day practices and business.. We can also offer assistance in dealing with small ruminant dairies.. The Value of Going Global.. We understand  ...   date on all areas of the dairy business.. When you need dairy information contact the DPC!.. DPC News.. New Guidelines Distributed.. February 27, 2012.. During the month of February, we distributed new printed guidelines and guideline sets on CD to 736 members.. READ MORE.. Shop with Confidence.. January 21, 2012.. You can shop at www.. dairypc.. org with confidence.. We have partnered with Authorize.. Net, a leading payment gateway since 1996, to accept credit cards safely and securely for our customers.. What's New.. Get DPC Guidelines Now As PDF Downloads!.. January 20, 2012.. Welcome to the digital age! Get DPC Guidelines now as PDF downloads.. Order any DPC Guideline and select "Digital Version (PDF)" to receive the guideline as an attachment in a reply email.. Custom CDs With Your Logo.. November 26, 2011.. The Dairy Practices Council is now offering custom CDs containing your choice of over 100 DPC Guidelines.. About the DPC.. DPC Members.. Guidelines.. Dairy Practices Council.. 19 Titus Court.. Richboro, PA 18954.. (215) 355-5133.. Fax: (215) 355-5133.. 2012 Dairy Practices Council.. All Rights Reserved.. Privacy Policy..

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  • Title: About the DPC - Dairy Practices Council
    Descriptive info: About the Dairy Practices Council.. DPC is a non profit organization of education, industry and regulatory personnel concerned with milk quality, sanitation and regulatory uniformity.. We write.. guidelines.. that contain practical, timely information about sanitation, procedures, and general good practices that relate to the dairy farm and dairy manufacturing facilities.. Before publication, the DPC guidelines go through a rigorous.. peer review.. process to ensure that the content of each  ...   The DPC has six.. Task Forces.. that are charged with writing and reviewing guidelines.. These Task Forces are comprised of DPC members who are considered expert in their field.. Each Task Force meets at the.. Annual Conference.. , and through collaboration, writes new guidelines.. Also, existing guidelines are periodically reviewed to be sure they contain current technology and still meet the needs of the dairy industry.. Constitution and Bylaws..

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  • Title: Mission Statement - Dairy Practices Council
    Descriptive info: Develop and disseminate.. educational guidelines.. directed to proper and improved sanitation practices in the production/processing of milk, and the manufacture of dairy products.. Facilitate the adoption of sound, uniform, and improved procedures related to the production, processing, and distribution of high quality fluid milk and dairy products.. The intent of these objectives is a cooperative effort of Industry, Education, and Regulatory.. The further interest is not to duplicate, but to cooperate with other organizations which have similar goals..

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  • Title: Council Objectives - Dairy Practices Council
    Descriptive info: The Dairy Practices Council Objectives.. This organization is formed exclusively for educational purposes within the meaning of section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954.. The objectives of the Council are to:.. Develop and disseminate educational.. for the dairy industry, especially as related to proper and improved sanitation and production  ...   internationally, and among states, provinces, countries, and territories in adopting sound, uniform, and improved procedures concerning the production, processing, and distribution of milk and dairy products, especially as related to sanitation and high quality products.. The further interest is not to duplicate but to cooperate with any other organization which has similar goals..

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  • Title: DPC History - Dairy Practices Council
    Descriptive info: The History of the Dairy Practices Council.. The Dairy Practices Council began as the Northeast Farm Practices Committee of the New York Association of Milk and Food Sanitarians.. In 1970 a decision was made to transform the Committee into an independent organization of 11 states named the Northeast Dairy Practices Council (NDPC), led by Chairman Dick March; the first 3 Guidelines were published in 1972.. During the next 25 years the Council produced over 50 Guidelines and developed a sound reputation.. In 1994 another major decision was made and NDPC was transformed into a national organization named the Dairy Practices Council (DPC).. After 25 years as a northeast organization, the constitutional change in 1994 opened the Dairy Practices Council membership to all states.. An additional constitutional change in 2000 opened membership internationally.. The last 15 years have been years of growth and expansion.. Many changes have taken place, however, the original objectives of Quality and Uniformity through Education and Cooperation , with development and publication of Guidelines, have not changed.. Currently, the DPC library consists of over 100 Guidelines.. As a national and international organization, growth and expansion have necessitated the need to update, to reformat and to stay current with industry needs.. DPC has been able to make the transition mainly due to the fact that our current Executive Vice President and Executive  ...   of uniformity through cooperation has to begin with a dialogue between all groups involved.. DPC provides a place for such dialogue to take place.. The Task Force Directors are a key component of DPC since they carry a great deal of responsibility.. They prepare Task Force sessions, coordinate the writing of many Guidelines and are responsible for the systematic review of Guidelines to ensure each one is current.. Guideline topics often cover material which encompasses the work of more than one Task Force and requires a joint effort between Directors.. DPC sustaining members play a very important role in the success of the organization.. The Council sincerely appreciates their valued support over the years.. The reputation of DPC has always been one of a hardworking organization where members work in the spirit of cooperation to provide a large volume of educational information to the dairy industry.. When Donald George wrote the 25 year history in 1994, he included a statement which needs to be repeated in the 40 year history in 2009, Much appreciation is extended to the membership for their outstanding dedication to the Council s objectives.. DPC also owes sincere gratitude to the four Executive Vice Presidents who have led the Council over the 40 years: Dick March, Gil Porter, Don George and Terry Musson.. The First Twenty-Five Years.. NDPC Becomes DPC..

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  • Title: Executive Board - Dairy Practices Council
    Descriptive info: The Dairy Practices Council Board of Directors.. DPC Officers.. Michael Schutz Ph.. D.. , DPC President.. Indiana Dairy Extension Specialist.. Purdue University.. West Lafayette, IN.. Tel.. 765-494-9478.. Rebecca Piston.. , DPC Vice President.. HP Hood LLC.. Monroe, ME.. 207-712-0312.. M Jeffrey Bloom.. , DPC Executive Vice President.. Richboro, PA.. 215.. 355.. 5133.. Members Representing Regulatory.. Steve DiVincenzo.. Illinois Department of Public Health, Division of Food, Drug, Dairies.. Springfield, IL.. 217-785-2439.. Dennis Gaalswyk.. , Consumer Safety Officer, FDA Milk Safety Branch, College Park, MD Tel 240-402-2006.. Glenn Goldschmidt.. , Wisconsin Department of Ag, Trade, Consumer Protection.. Madison,WI.. 608-224-4730.. Patrick Healy.. , USDA Milk Market Administrator, FMMA.. Lenexa, KS.. 913-495-9315.. Members Representing Industry.. J Greg Leach.. , Losurdo Foods.. Heuvelton, NY.. Tel, 315-344-2444.. Neil Bendixen.. , Dairy Marketing Services LLC.. Syracuse, NY.. 888-589-6455.. Meikel Brewster.. , Charm Sciences, Inc.. Lawrence, MA.. Tel: 978-687-9200.. Members Representing Education.. Joseph Zulovich Ph.. , University of Missouri.. Columbia,  ...   I Farm Buildings Equipment.. John T.. Tyson.. , Agricultural Engineer.. Penn State University.. Mifflin County Cooperative Extension.. Lewistown, PA 17044.. Tel: 717-248-9618.. Click here for more info on TF I.. Task Force II Plant Equipment Procedures.. Allen Sayler.. Center For Food Safety and Regulatory Solutions.. Woodbridge, VA.. Tel: 571-931-6763.. Click here for more info on TF II.. Task Force III Laboratory Quality Control Procedures.. Brendan Murphy.. Diversey, Inc.. Sturtevant, WI.. Tel: 416-346-6646.. Click here for more info on TF III.. Task Force IV Regulatory Issues HACCP.. Philip Wolff.. ,.. USDA Agricultural Marketing Service.. Manassas, VA.. Tel: 202-720-9386.. Click here for more info on TF IV.. Task Force V Milking Systems Procedures.. Charles Miller.. Dairymaster USA, Inc.. Hamilton, OH.. 513-942-0868.. Click here for more info on TF V.. Task Force VI Small Ruminants.. Christopher Hylkema.. NY State Dept of Agriculture Markets.. Albany, NY.. Tel: 716-725-5080.. Click here for more info on TF VI..

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  • Title: Finances - Dairy Practices Council
    Descriptive info: Financial Information.. For the first nine years, revenue flowed only from individual membership dues and sales of guidelines.. Financial support from sustaining members and Cooperative Extension commenced in 1978.. The following year, state departments of agriculture and health initiated support.. Continuously since 1978, the Northeast Extension Directors, as a group, and on an annual basis, had approved proportionate financial support of NDPC.. The several states represented were: Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, and West Virginia.. Financial support from Cooperative Extension in the states of Kentucky, Ohio, and Virginia was on the basis of individual memberships in NDPC.. This continuous funding has been crucial to the ongoing vitality and  ...   change from NDPC to DPC.. After the Council became established as a national organization, a constitutional revision placed state extension systems in the category of education members with specific membership dues.. Currently ninety percent of the funds for this organization are produced by membership dues and by sustaining members, supporting Cooperative Extension at Land Grant Universities and supporting State Departments of Agriculture and Health.. The additional funds come through Guideline sales.. The membership is comprised of Sustaining Members, supporting Cooperative Extension at Land Grant Universities, supporting State Departments of Agriculture and Health and Individual Members.. This makes possible the automatic distribution of DPC Guidelines to many people who serve the Dairy Industry in the United States, Canada and worldwide..

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  • Title: Constitution and Bylaws - Dairy Practices Council
    Descriptive info: The Dairy Practices Council Constitution Bylaws.. November 2000*.. CONSTITUTION.. ARTICLE I.. NAME.. Section 1.. The name of the organization shall be The Dairy Practices Council.. ARTICLE II.. OBJECTIVE.. Section 2.. A.. Develop and disseminate educational guidelines for the dairy industry, especially as related to proper and improved sanitation and production of high quality dairy products, and to:.. B.. Provide mutual assistance internationally among states, provinces, countries and territories in adopting sound, uniform, and improved procedures concerning the production, processing, and distribution of milk and dairy products, especially as related to sanitation and high quality products.. Section 3.. The further interest is not to duplicate but to cooperate with any other organization, which has similar goals.. ARTICLE III.. MEMBERSHIP.. Regulatory Membership in the Council is open internationally to any state, province, country, territory or region.. Educational Institution/Cooperative Extension Service Membership in the Council is open internationally to any educational institution in any state, province, country, territory or region.. Individual Membership in The Dairy Practices Council shall be open to, but not limited to persons in the following named groups:.. Official regulatory personnel concerned with milk production, and the processing and distribution of milk and dairy products.. Milk producers, individually or through their associations.. C.. Processors of milk and dairy products, individually or through their associations.. D.. Manufacturers of dairy equipment, supply or service personnel to the dairy industry, individually or through their associations.. E.. Personnel from educational institutions.. Section 4.. Honorary Life Membership.. shall be granted to a present or past member of The Dairy Practices Council who has performed outstanding and extraordinary service to the Council.. Section 5.. Sustaining Membership.. Organizations whose objectives are in agreement with those of this Council shall be eligible for sustaining membership.. The specific details concerning eligibility and dues are to be determined by the Executive Board.. ARTICLE IV.. EXECUTIVE BOARD.. The Dairy Practices Council shall exist through the medium of an organizational conference which shall elect an Executive Board to conduct the business of The Dairy Practices Council.. The Executive Board shall consist of The Dairy Practices Council officers, directors of the Council permanent Task Forces, and ten other persons, one actively representing each of the following groups:.. (1) State Health.. (2) State Agriculture.. (3) Federal Health.. (4) Federal Agriculture.. (5) Dairy Production.. (6) Dairy Processing.. (7) Dairy Services.. (8) Educational Production.. (9) Educational Processing.. (10) Educational Engineering.. Vacancies may be temporarily filled, until the next Annual Meeting, by a majority vote of the Executive Board.. A quorum shall be a majority of the Executive Board Members.. ARTICLE V.. ANNUAL MEETING.. The Dairy Practices Council shall meet at least once a year in a session designated Annual Meeting.. At this meeting the date and location for the next Annual Meeting shall be announced.. The time and place of the meeting shall be set by the Executive Board.. At the Annual Meeting, the membership shall fill all vacancies on the Executive Board and may amend the Constitution and/or Bylaws in accordance with Article VII and make recommendations to the Executive Board concerning the objectives of The Dairy Practices Council.. ARTICLE VI.. PARLIMENTARY AUTHORITY.. Robert s Rules of Order, Revised shall constitute the ruling authority in all cases not covered by the Bylaws.. ARTICLE VII.. AMENDMENTS.. Proposed amendments to the Constitution and Bylaws must be submitted in writing to the Executive Board at least ninety (90) days prior to the Annual Meeting of The Dairy Practices Council.. The Executive Board shall consider all proposed amendments to the Constitution and Bylaws and present a report and recommendations to the membership.. The Executive Board shall instruct the Executive Vice President to prepare copies of such proposed amendments, and mail them at least thirty (30) days prior to the Annual Meeting to all members.. A two-thirds vote of the members present at the Annual Meeting shall be required to adopt amendments to the Constitution.. A simple majority vote of the members present at the Annual Meeting shall be required to adopt amendments to the Bylaws.. ARTICLE VIII.. DISSOLUTION.. In the event of dissolution, all of the remaining assets and property of the organization shall after necessary expenses thereof be distributed to such organizations as shall qualify under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954, as amended, or, to another organization to be used in such manner as in the judgment of a Justice of the Supreme Court of the state in which the Council office is then located will best accomplish the general purposes for which this organization was formed.. ARTICLE IX.. EARNINGS AND POLITICS.. No part of the net  ...   of this audit at the annual meeting of the Council.. BYLAWS - ARTICLE VI.. DUTIES OF THE EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT.. He or she shall record the minutes of all meetings of the Executive Board and of the Council.. He or she shall maintain all of the necessary records and files and shall act as custodian of any funds.. He or she shall send out notice of the Annual Meeting including the names of the candidates for the Executive Board and/or proposed amendments at least thirty (30) days prior to the Annual Meeting.. He or she shall conduct all other business as directed by the Executive Board, including the making of arrangements for the printing and dissemination of official publications, and shall lend assistance to the various Task Forces in their activities.. He or she shall maintain all of the necessary records and files; shall collect membership dues and registration fees; shall collect all accounts receivable and pay all bills for Council expenses.. He or she shall submit all approved new or revised Guidelines to the concerned Official Regulatory Agencies for approval and comment.. Such approval or disapproval or comment shall be noted on the printed documents.. BYLAWS - ARTICLE VII.. TASK FORCES.. The work in specific subject matter areas will be conducted by a specific Task Force designated by the President with the approval of the Executive Board.. Each Task Force shall remain in effect as long as there is a specific need for this group.. Each task Force shall have a Director.. The Director shall be appointed by the President of The Dairy Practices Council with the approval of the Executive Board with a recommended term of three years.. No Director shall serve more than two consecutive full terms.. All Task Force Directors shall serve on the Executive Board.. The Task Force Director may appoint a Secretary to serve for an indefinite period.. The Task Force membership shall recommend persons prior to the Annual Meeting for new appointments or reappointment as Director.. To assure meeting the objectives of the Council the Executive Board will retain the right to replace a Task Force Director at any time.. The objectives and operating procedures for each Task Force shall be defined by the Executive Board in a manner to support overall objectives of the Council.. The general objective of each Task Force will be to prepare written information acceptable to all member states on subjects of specific and widespread interest to be known as Guidelines.. Upon completion of a guideline document by a Task Force, the Task Force Director requests the Executive Vice President to forward the document as a Preliminary Guideline to the member states, Executive Board, and guideline committee for their approval, comments and/or exceptions.. Member states, Executive Board, and guideline committee shall forward their approval, comments and/or exceptions in writing to the Executive Vice President within thirty (30) days.. The Executive Vice President working with the Lead Author and Task Force Director and participating state representatives will resolve the exceptions and/or footnote the exceptions in the approved guideline.. The Executive Vice President shall authorize final publication and public release of Recommended Guidelines.. F.. No information in the form of Guidelines will be sent to the states for comment by the Task Forces without vote of approval by the membership or authorization by the Executive Board or Executive Vice President.. Each Task Force shall determine the projects to be worked on and in which order they should be undertaken within its interest area.. Each Task Force Director shall report new projects to the Council President.. Functioning of the Task Force can be expedited by dividing into subcommittees charged with a specific task by members of the Task Force.. BYLAWS - ARTICLE VIII.. HONORARY LIFE MEMBERSHIP.. A candidate may be recommended to the Honorary Life Membership Nominating Committee by any member of the Council.. Background and justification shall be prepared on the standard form available from the Executive Vice President, and presented to the Executive Vice President not later than March 31 of any year.. The nominating committee shall consist of 3 members, 1 active and 2 preferably honorary life members, appointed by the Council President.. The nominating committee shall review all recommendations and select not more than 2 candidates in any one year for presentation to and approval by the Executive Board at the spring meeting of the Board.. Approved candidates will receive their award at the next Annual Meeting.. Honorary Life Members.. shall be exempt from dues and registration fees and shall enjoy all the rights and privileges accorded to regular members..

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  • Title: Links - Dairy Practices Council
    Descriptive info: These links provide further information on milk quality and sanitation, regulatory uniformity, farm production and sanitation practices, farm building information, and overall best practices in the Dairy Industry.. 3-A Sanitary Standards, Inc.. American Dairy Goat Association.. FDA.. (U.. S.. Food Drug Administration).. Cornell Milk Quality Improvement Program.. Cornell University Dairy Foods Extension.. The Global Food Safety Resource Centre.. (Canada).. Goat Dairy Library.. Org.. Grade A Pasteurized Milk Ordinance.. (2011) (PMO).. International Association for Food Protection (IAFP).. International Dairy Foods Association.. (IDFA).. Kentucky  ...   Dairy Council.. National Milk Producers Federation.. (NMPF).. National Dairy FARM Program Animal Care Manual (download pdf).. NMC.. (National Mastitis Council).. Ohio Department of Agriculture Dairy Division.. Penn State University Dairy Extension.. Purdue University Dairy Page.. Smalldairy.. com.. Reference for small dairies.. University of Maryland Dairy Extension.. University of Missouri Extension.. University of New Hampshire Dairy Cooperative Extension.. University of Wisconsin Milk Quality.. USDA.. (United States Department of Agriculture) Agricultural Marketing Service.. Vermont Dairy Industry Association.. Vermont Division of Food Safety and Consumer Protection..

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  • Title: Sustaining Members of The Dairy Practices Council
    Descriptive info: Sustaining Members of The Dairy Practices Council.. Platinum Sustaining Members.. Boston, MA.. 800-343-6592.. Rebecca Piston.. For more than 160 years, the name Hood has been synonymous with fresh, quality dairy products that taste great.. Founded in 1846 in Charlestown, Massachusetts by Harvey Perley Hood, the company has since extended its New England roots, and today Hood is a national company distributing dairy products throughout the United States.. In fact, HP Hood LLC is now one of the country s largest branded dairy operators with 16 manufacturing plants throughout the United States.. The company also maintains its own research and development operation, which supports the superior product quality and innovation that Hood customers have come to expect.. Gold Sustaining Members.. Advanced Instruments, Inc.. Norwood, MA.. 781-320-9000.. Eileen Garry.. , and our subsidiary, Delta Instruments, design and manufacture instrumentation for the food, dairy, clinical, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and microbiology laboratories.. Our quality brands include Spiral Biotech, D F Control Systems, and Fiske.. Our products help industrial companies enhance quality and productivity, and healthcare providers improve the quality of care.. Agri-Mark, Inc.. 508-689-4442.. Robert S.. Stoddart.. The Northeast s Premier Dairy Farmer Cooperative.. Agri-Mark farmers take pride in their Cabot and McCadam products and have the toughest milk quality standards in the market.. If you enjoy healthy, delicious, award-winning dairy products, you can count on the fact that the pride of both our farmers and our employees are vital ingredients in everything we make.. And remember, when you buy Cabot and McCadam dairy products, you are directly supporting over half of the dairy farm families in New England!.. Dairy Farmers of America.. Kansas City, MO.. 330-670-7800.. Karen Gaub.. Dairy Farmers of America, Inc.. is a farmer-owned milk marketing cooperative focused on securing markets and bringing value to our members beyond a milk check.. Our people make DFA the organization it is today:.. Nearly 16,000 members Our farmer owners work hard each day to ensure their farms, the Cooperative and the dairy industry are successful.. More than 3,000 employees Our employees are committed to helping members make their businesses more profitable and our Cooperative more efficient.. Our partners and customers Solid and successful organizations with proven track records help us ensure greater returns for our members.. Davisco Foods International, Inc.. LeSueur, MN.. 800-323-4503.. Mark Davis.. is a 3rd generation family owned food processor.. Founded in 1943, the company has cheese factories in Le Sueur, Minnesota and Jerome, Idaho.. It processes whey in both of these factories, plus a factory in Lake Norden, South Dakota that process the whey from nearby cheese companies.. In addition, Davisco Foods International, Inc.. operates 7 spray dryers processing food and dairy ingredients.. Sturdevant, WI.. 513-554-4253.. Bill Boylan.. Our expertise in delivering cleaning and hygiene products and systems is as broad as it is focused.. We are a leading global provider of commercial cleaning, sanitation and hygiene solutions, serving customers in the lodging, food service, retail, health care and food and beverage sectors as well as building service contractors worldwide.. Our focus is to simplify the lives of our customers and to provide them with the products, solutions and expertise to make their facilities the safest and cleanest facilities in the world.. Ecolab, Inc.. St.. Paul, MN.. 651-293-2486.. Steven Pasek.. Every day, we make the world cleaner, safer and healthier protecting people and vital resources.. And our work is guided by a shared set of values that define who we are and how we make a difference.. Ecolab provides unparalleled expertise and a comprehensive set of solutions that help increase food safety and product quality, enhance sustainability and boost operational efficiency for global Food Beverage Processors and Manufacturers, Dairy Farmers and Manufacturers of Pharmaceuticals and Cosmetics.. Our vision is to be the global leader in water, hygiene, and energy technologies and services, providing and protecting what is vital.. Foremost Farms USA.. Baraboo, WI 53959.. 608-355-8700.. Mike O'Brien.. Foremost Farms is owned and guided by the dairy farmer members who produce our quality milk.. Our member-owners, executive leaders and employees all work together to ensure that we operate ethically and responsibly as we supply world-class dairy products and ingredients to customers across the globe.. We re known for our high-quality cheese and ingredients, exceptional food safety standards and excellent customer service.. Our vast experience in research and development enables us to create innovative solutions for some of the major global players in the retail food, foodservice, pharmaceutical, and animal feed industries.. GEA Farm Technologies.. Naperville, IL.. 630-548-8216.. Norm Schuring.. is a worldwide leader in milking, manure, and livestock housing equipment solutions.. We are dedicated to saving dairy producers time, labor and money through increased efficiency, management assistance information and leading-edge product innovation.. GEA Farm Technologies provides a complete line of WestfaliaSurge, Houle, and Norbco products to meet producers needs of all sizes and management styles.. As an integrated group, our organization can now provide even more value to your operation, and help enable your agri-business for future growth.. IBA, Inc.. Millbury, MA.. 508-865-6911.. Daniel J.. Belsito.. The new millennium marks IBA s 40th Anniversary as a leader in the dairy supply industry.. In 1960 IBA pioneered the concept of providing dairymen with on the farm one stop shopping for their dairy supply needs.. Since that time IBA has grown into a national sales organization, providing dairy farmers throughout the country with top quality, unique and innovative products.. ProSquare Inflations and Transcend Teat Dip are among the many unique items available exclusively through your IBA Dealer.. Land O'Lakes Inc.. Carlisle, PA.. 800-888-6455 x 2213.. Don M.. Breiner.. Land O Lakes is a farmer owned cooperative that produces the pure, sweet cream that s fresh-churned into.. Land O Lakes.. Butter.. In 1921, Land O Lakes was formed by farmers who wanted to have more control over their economic destiny.. Since then, Land O Lakes has given members a strong, collective voice, access to the marketplace and the products, services, expertise and cutting-edge technologies that support their businesses.. Many things have changed over our 90-year history.. The way growers plant and harvest.. The way members run dairy operations.. The way we sell our products and connect to our communities.. But one thing has never changed -- our commitment to be a good partner, and link to our members, customers and communities.. By linking people to other people, linking our members to the most advanced production insights and technologies, and linking the farm to the marketplace, Land O Lakes can look back on a long, proud heritage, and, even more importantly, we can look forward to a powerful future.. Lely USA Inc.. Camp Hill, PA.. Alfred Kamps.. At the end of the 20th century, the most revolutionary invention of the century was introduced into the dairy business: the Lely Astronaut robotic milking system.. An astounding and cutting edge concept for milking equipment.. The milking robot is the most consistent and reliable milker one can possibly think of; 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, for many years in a row.. This invention also marked a change in our company as new products are increasingly using robot technology.. However, all inventions are developed with the mission to create a bright future for dairy farmers worldwide.. Almost twenty years after Lely s introduction of the world s very first robotic milking system, we ve now reached the milestone of 12,500 installed Lely Astronaut milking robots.. Every day all these Astronaut systems almost all of them are still running milk many hundreds of thousands cows all over the world.. Walker Transport.. New Lisbon, WI.. 608-562-3151.. Jim Miller.. Today, Walker is the most versatile transport fabricator, furnishing aluminum, steel and stainless steel frame and cradle along with DOT-407.. Walker quality transport tanks are designed for efficient, safe and convenient operation.. Our experience and extensive fabricating capabilities can meet your specific product handling needs.. Our engineering staff has developed unique equipment to meet difficult liquid handling challenges.. Silver Sustaining Members.. Dairy Marketing Services LLC.. 1-888-589-6455.. Jim Kelleher.. DMS is a milk marketing organization that serves dairy producers and the industry by combining the milk supplies of independent and cooperative farms for the puposes of creating efficiency and the reduction of cost on milk assembly, field services, and transportation.. With DMS all dairy producers can effectively and efficiently market milk in the most profitable manner.. To best serve producers and manufacturing/processing customers, DMS continually works to create increased efficiency on milk assembly, hauling and field services.. DMS manages a hauling system of 180 contract milk haulers, dispatching more than 900 loads per day.. DMS manages a substantial block of milk, allowing it to provide superior customer service.. DMS manages more than 70 field representatives and provides them with training, access to up-to-date industry information and other valuable tools.. Eastern Crown, Inc.. Vernon, NY.. 877-829-3505.. Dustin Zajac.. ECI Eastern Crown, Inc.. offers milk hoses, milking equipment, milk house supplies, tanker parts, filters, brushes handles, and other supplies for the dairy and food industries.. Our customers are dairy farms, dairy manufacturing facilities, cheesemakers, and breweries.. Farmland Dairies.. Wallington, NJ.. 973-777-2500.. Emil Nashed.. Farmland Dairies is a leading manufacturer of retail and foodservice branded, private label and ESL (Extended Shelf Life) milk and cream in the New York, New Jersey, New England and Southeast markets.. Farmland markets the leading enhanced milk specialty brand, Skim Plus , which is produced in its state-of-the-art, HACCP approved facility in Wallington, NJ.. In 2009, Farmland Dairies was purchased by Groupo LALA and is now part of the LALA National Dairy Group.. Guida-Seibert Dairy Company.. New Britain, CT.. 800-832-8929.. Michael Young.. Guida s Milk a regional processor of fluid milk, cream, ice cream mixes, fruit juices drinks, water and a variety of other dairy products is one of the largest independent dairies in New England.. The company has experienced remarkable growth over the years.. Expansion by maintaining a conservative and solid approach has been key to its development.. Guida s emphasis on quality control cannot be overstated.. In fact, with an 18-day code on all of its fluid milk products, Guida s Milk says it guarantees the utmost integrity of its product line.. Guida s lives by its mission statement: To be an efficient customer centric organization.. Kemps, LLC.. 651-379-6500.. Vinith Poduval.. Since 1914, Kemps has been delighting families throughout the upper Midwest with wholesome and delicious dairy products.. From our beginnings as a small creamery in Southeastern Minnesota, Kemps has extended its roots to include the manufacture and marketing of fresh milk, premium ice cream and frozen yogurt, frozen novelties, sour cream and cottage cheese through retail supermarkets and food service channels.. Headquartered today in St.. Paul, Minnesota, we operate five manufacturing facilities in Minnesota and Wisconsin and have over 1,126 employees.. Our commitment to taste and quality remains unchanged.. Our purpose at Kemps is to Nourish Families.. We provide wholesome and nutritious dairy products to help grow healthy bodies.. We support families through involvement in our communities.. We support one another as a family of employees.. Kemps is a wholly owned subsidiary of Dairy Farmers of America.. 100% of our profits go to dairy farmers and their families.. MD & VA Milk Producers Coop.. Reston, VA.. 703-742-6800.. John Myers.. Today Maryland Virginia is a financially sound milk marketing cooperative owned and operated by nearly 1,500 dairy farm families from Pennsylvania to Alabama.. The cooperative markets member milk throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast regions.. In addition, Maryland Virginia operates three fluid processing plants, one manufacturing plant and a farm supply equipment division, plus owns majority interest in Valley Milk LLC.. From branded fluid milk to commercial ingredients like cream and high heat powder, Maryland Virginia products represent an important sector of America s food chain.. Michigan Milk Producers Assoc.. Novi, MN.. 248-474-6672.. Gary Trimner.. Michigan Milk Producers Association is a member owned and operated dairy cooperative serving over 2,300 dairy farmers in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana and Wisconsin.. Established in 1916, MMPA is the largest dairy cooperative in Michigan.. Readington Farms.. Whitehouse, NJ.. 908-534-2121.. Lawrence Kurz.. Readington Farms is part of the Wakefern Food family of companies.. From a small, struggling cooperative with eight Members all owners of their own grocery stores Wakefern Food Corp.. , the merchandising and distribution arm for ShopRite, has grown into the largest retailer-owned cooperative in the United States and the largest employer in New Jersey.. The cooperative is comprised of 45 members who individually own and operate supermarkets under the ShopRite banner.. Today, Wakefern and ShopRite together employ more than 50,000 people throughout New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Delaware and Maryland.. Safeway, Inc.. Pleasanton, CA.. 425-201-2860.. Stephanie Olmsted.. Quality Mgr.. , US Milk & Ice Cream.. In 1915, M.. B.. Skaggs, an ambitious young man in the small Idaho town of American Falls, purchased a tiny grocery store from his father.. M.. s business strategy, to give his customers value and to expand by keeping a narrow profit margin, proved spectacularly successful.. By 1926 he was opening 428 Skaggs stores in 10 states.. almost doubled the size of his business that year when he merged his company with 322 Safeway (formerly Selig) stores.. Two years later M.. listed Safeway on the New York Stock Exchange.. did not let the difficulties of the Great Depression dilute his pioneering focus on value for customers.. In the 1930s Safeway introduced produce pricing by the pound, opening dating on perishables to assure freshness, nutritional labeling, even some of the first parking lots.. Today M.. Skagg s value vision still drives Safeway, though on a dramatically larger scale.. There are 1,702 Safeway stores across the US and Canada.. These include 312 Vons stores in Southern California and Nevada, 112 Randalls and Tom Thumb stores in Texas, 37 Genuardi s store in the Philadelphia area, as well as 17 Carrs stores in Alaska.. Sunrise Family Farms, Inc.. 5037 State Highway 23.. Norwich, NY 13815.. 607-334-5339.. Sanders A Grant.. Co-Owner.. We are a hometown creamery, still able to focus on the needs of entrepreneurs, not just a processor of commodity products.. So if your idea now needs a processor, give us a call.. Surpass Chemical Company, Inc.. Rex Metz.. manufactures and distributes a complete line of DETERGENTS, SANITIZERS, TEAT DIPS and other dairy farm sanitation products under the Metz Sales LLC, and the North Country Dairy Supplies LLC product labels.. These products are available in the Northeastern United States from our dealer network.. Our ownership, management and employees are dedicated to always providing the reliable quality and service our customers have expected since the shipment of our first order in 1914.. Thermo Fisher Scientific.. Lab Consumables Division.. 724-517-1872.. Scott Jubeck.. Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.. is the world leader in serving science.. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.. With revenues of nearly $11 billion, we have approximately 37,000 employees and serve customers within pharmaceutical and biotech companies, hospitals and clinical diagnostic labs, universities, research institutions and government agencies, as well as in environmental and process control industries.. Upstate Niagara Milk Coop.. Buffalo, NY.. 716-892-3156.. Robert Kuhn.. Upstate Niagara Cooperative, Inc.. , owned by dairy farmers in the Western New York State area, is a food and beverage cooperative that has made high-quality dairy products since 1965.. We market a wide variety of innovative products including milk, dip, ice cream mix, yogurt, and flavored milk-based beverages, under the Upstate Farms , Bison , and IntenseTM brands.. Upstate Niagara operates milk processing and distribution centers in Buffalo, Niagara Falls, and Rochester, cultured products plants in Buffalo and North Lawrence NY, and distribution centers in Syracuse and Watertown, NY.. Bronze Sustaining Members.. Agricultural Engineering Services PLLC.. Auburn, NY.. 877 310-1100.. Dana Chapman.. Agricultural Engineering Services, PLLC (AES) provides technical expertise to the agricultural community to improve the quality of water leaving the farm operation.. AES offers high quality service in comprehensive nutrient management plans, farmstead design, site selection, agricultural structural designs, manure handling and storage systems, manure digesters, feed storage and handling systems, waste water systems and can assist clients to meet CAFO requirements.. AES s capabilities rely on an experienced staff with good equipment and a procedure to produce high quality designs.. The work force is motivated and dedicated to see that these designs are implemented properly.. AES has a working relationship with other Engineering and Architectural Firms on projects to ensure clients receive accurate services with time, designs, and costs taken into consideration.. AES has been selected the Engineering Firm of choice to be the lead engineers for the Alfred State College s new Dairy Facility Expansion.. AES was selected due to the firm s ability to meet strict schedules/deadlines that are set by the state.. AES strives to establish a reputation as a team that meets the client schedules and stays within the client s budget.. Spindale, NC.. 828-286-3801.. Shirley McKenzie.. Since 1904 the American Dairy Goat Association has been serving the dairy goat industry.. With over one million animals registered since the Association was organized, we are the largest and fastest growing dairy goat organization and registry in the United States.. Whether you re thinking of acquiring your first dairy goats or are the owner of a commercial dairy, we hope that you let ADGA help provide the resources you need to be successful.. American Dairy Goat Association members receive a discount on all DPC Guideline products, including PDF downloads, printed copies, and Guideline Sets on CD.. Bruns Bros Process Equipment.. Grey, ME.. 800-327-4192.. Bebe* Zabilansky.. Sanitary stainless steel installation and fabrication has been the focus of Bruns Bros Process Equipment since 1985.. With 25 years of knowledge and experience in the Dairy, Food, Beverage, and Pharmaceutical industries to back it up, our company provides an extensive line of products and services to meet your needs and improve your day to day operations.. Byrne Dairy, Inc.. 800-899-1535.. William Jr.. Byrne.. The gleaming stainless steel tanks, which can hold 50,000 gallons of raw milk and dominate Byrne Dairy s new Ultra Dairy facility architectural profile, are a dramatic testament to the rich tradition of this third-generation, family-owned business.. The Ultra Dairy - one of the country s most advanced ultra pasteurized - plants is only the latest chapter of this forward-thinking company s history.. Begun under the adverse conditions of the Great Depression in 1933, Byrne Dairy s first product was high-quality milk - delivered to homes and stores by horse-drawn wagons.. Today, Byrne Dairy bottles tens of millions of gallons of milk, cream and ice cream annually, distributing its products throughout the entire Eastern Seaboard and has the geographic capability to deliver its longer-life dairy and non-dairy products to all states East of the Mississippi.. Cabot Creamery, Inc.. Montpelier, VT.. 888-792-2268.. May Leach.. Cabot Creamery is a 1,200 farm family dairy cooperative with members in New England and upstate New York.. We value our roots as a cooperative ~ and as a way of doing business.. Today, Cabot s future looks bright.. Our company blends state-of-the-art facilities and a savvy entrepreneurial spirit, with the timeless values a personal commitment to quality that comes from being 100% owned by our farm families.. It s a special combination that produces the highest quality dairy products, including the cheese that has been widely hailed as the world s best.. Capitol Plastic Products.. 518-762-5413.. Sheila Cranker.. Capitol Plastic Products, Inc.. has over 50 years of knowledge and expertise in the dairy business while currently serving as an industry leader in the manufacturing and distribution of one-piece, flip-top, polypropylene vials.. This vial design is used extensively in the dairy and clinical laboratory markets in the US and Europe for sample collection.. Our goal is to maintain our position as the industry leader in customer satisfaction, quality, and on-time delivery while striving every day to better meet the needs of our clients.. Charm Sciences, Inc.. 800-343-2170.. Robert Salter.. Charm Sciences is a world leader of food safety, water quality and environmental diagnostics.. Charm s diagnostics portfolio includes test kits and systems for antibiotics, mycotoxins, pesticides, alkaline phosphatase, pathogens, end product microbial assessment, allergen control, water quality and ATP hygiene.. Charm products serve the food, beverage, water, pharmaceutical, medical, personal care, environmental, and industrial markets  ...   the benefit of its members.. The offices are locates at 1258 Maryland Avenue, Hagerstown, Maryland.. Lehigh Valley Dairy Farms.. Schuylkill Haven, PA.. 508-385-1884.. James Hawkinson.. For more than 70 years, families have started a brand new day with delicious, nutritious Lehigh Valley Dairy Farms milks, creams, and juices.. From humble beginnings on a small family farm in Lansdale Pennsylvania, Lehigh Valley is committed to bringing you the very finest, very freshest products.. Each day, we still gather our delicious milk from proud dairy farmers across Pennsylvania.. Lehigh Valley Dairy Farms has grown over the years, but we remain true to our small farm roots.. And we look forward to many more years of growing with you and your family each brand new day.. Lehigh Valley Dairy Farms has production facilities in Lansdale and Schuylkill Haven, PA, and distribution facilities in Allentown, PA, Harrington, DE, and Wildwood, NJ.. McCarty Family Farms, LLC.. Rexford, KS.. 785-465-9002.. Joe C.. Gillespie.. DVM.. McCarty Dairy consisting of 1,100 acres and 2,200 cows is currently managed by parents, Tom and Judy and sons Mike, Clay and Ken.. The fourth son David manages a 6,000 cow dairy in southwest KS.. In September of 2007 the McCarty family started their second dairy,.. Bird City Dairy.. , in Bird City, KS and in July of 2008 completed McCarty Brother s Heifers a grower yard to raise all the young stock from both dairies.. McCarty Dairy is currently milking approximately 1600 cows three times a day.. The cows are averaging 76 lbs of milk per day, which is almost 9 gallons.. The parlor runs 24 hours a day 7days a week.. The cows are housed in sand bedded freestall barn as well as in opens lot corrals.. Great efforts are made to provide the best care possible to the cows at McCarty Dairy.. Everyday McCarty Dairy Strives to be the place with happy cows, happy people and great milk.. MI Fresh Milk Council.. Chelsea, MI.. 734-475-0406.. Ted and Peggy Beals.. Peggy and Ted Beals are administrators of the MI Fresh Milk Council.. From their desire to see small family farms thriving in every community, they network for cow-share dairies, Community Supported Agriculture (CSA s) and access to other local food.. During the past ten years, they have developed teaching materials and presented classes and hands-on workshops in the preparation of traditional foods.. Peggy authored and published the widely used Safe Handling - Consumers Guide to Preserving the Quality of Fresh, Unprocessed Whole Milk.. Nelson Jameson, Inc.. Marshfield, WI.. 800-826-8302.. Fritz Buss.. We are a single-source food, dairy or beverage plant supplier, with a diverse product line including: Sanitation Maintenance, Safety Personnel, Processing Flow Control, Laboratory QA/QC, Packaging Ingredients.. Our comprehensive product offerings result in lower transaction costs and improved business efficiencies.. Because we represent over 750 manufacturers, you only have one vendor to deal with us.. Our expert staff helps you choose the products that fit your unique food, dairy or beverage plant needs, raising your productivity and lowering your costs.. Our technical expertise, fast service and get-it-right-the-first-time attitude help boost your purchasing productivity.. Neogen Corporation.. 800-234-5333.. Gary White.. Neogen develops, manufactures and markets a diverse line of products dedicated to food and animal safety.. The Company s Lansing, Mich.. -based Food Safety Division develops and markets dehydrated culture media, and rapid diagnostic test kits to detect foodborne bacteria, spoilage organisms, mycotoxins, food allergens, genetic modifications, drug residues, plant diseases, and sanitation concerns.. Neogen s Lexington, Ky.. -based Animal Safety Division develops and markets a complete line of diagnostics, veterinary instruments, veterinary pharmaceuticals, nutritional supplements, disinfectants, and rodenticides.. Neogen s GeneSeek subsidiary based in Lincoln, Neb.. , is the leading global provider of DNA testing for animal agribusiness and veterinary medicine.. NMC- National Mastitis Council.. Verona, WI.. 608-848-4615.. Anne Saeman.. The National Mastitis Council is a not-for-profit professional organization devoted to reducing mastitis and enhancing milk quality.. The NMC promotes research and provides information to the dairy industry on udder health, milking management, milk quality, and milk safety.. The NMC Provides a forum for the international exchange of information relating to mastitis control and milk quality, The NMC develops and publishes educational materials including books, brochures and audio visuals on udder health, milking management and milk quality, establishes guidelines for mastitis control methods, develops protocols for determining effectiveness of mastitis control products, monitors changes in technology relating to udder health and milk quality, holds meetings and provides continuing education opportunities, helps fund the National Mastitis Research Foundation.. Northeast Dairy Foods Association, Inc.. 315-452-6455.. Bruce Krupke.. was established in 1928.. Northeast Dairy Foods Association is a full service trade association with members in New York as well as surrounding states.. Members include milk processors, distributors, cheese manufacturers, ice cream plants and dairy farm producers.. Cost saving insurance programs and services.. Monitoring of legislative affairs, lobbying on behalf of the membership, third party information source.. Communications, public relations and promotion programs that promote the sales of the products sold by members.. Orin Thomas & Sons.. Rutland, VT.. 802-773-6788.. Richard Thomas.. We are a small, family-owned dairy nestled in the beautiful, rolling hills of central Vermont.. Our family has owned this land for over 150 years, starting from decidedly humble origins.. When Grandfather Orin Thomas purchased our farm in 1854, it s unlikely that he knew he was beginning a family business that would continue to grow and prosper over the next three generations.. Orin Thomas bought his first purebred Holstein in 1901 and upon his death in 1909, his son Orin took over management of the farm, which then had 40 Holsteins.. In 1921, Orin started delivering milk in Rutland City and Thomas Dairy was born.. Instead of relying on rbST for increased milk production, at Thomas Dairy we believe happy, peaceful cows from small, healthy herds produce the creamiest, tastiest milk.. And, because ALL the milk from Thomas Dairy comes from Vermont farmers who have have pledged not to use rbST, we can guarantee it is hormone-free.. Packaging Consultants International.. 315-468-6234.. Patrick Frontale.. The company s laboratory serves the single-service food and beverage industry by providing an integrated consultative program.. Services are provided to manufacturing plants and include audits, microbiology, and chemical testing of packaging materials, and to act as a liaison to governmental regulatory agencies.. PCI is approved by the FDA.. PCI is FDA-approved for disintegration testing, one of the only commercial laboratories to be approved in the United States to perform disintegration tests on paperboard.. Plant sanitation audits are also offered.. The audits are conducted according to FDA guidelines to prepare plant personnel and the facility for possible inspection by governmental agencies.. PCI also offers microbiological testing of finished product and raw materials on a monthly basis to detect any contamination problems and to build a sanitary profile for these products.. The PCI laboratory is FDA-certified for such tests and the results are accepted by all regulatory agencies of the government.. Page & Pedersen International, Ltd.. Hopkinton, MA.. 508-435-5966.. Jacquelin M.. Page.. To qualify to be included in our Product Offering, instruments must be innovative, simple to operate, easy to maintain/repair and ruggedly engineered.. All products are subject to our rigorous Quality Assurance Program, that is configured in accordance with international quality system parameters.. Some instruments are also manufactured by P P in our facilities outside of Boston, MA to ensure consistent quality and performance-day in and day out.. P P provides the dairy industry with innovative, results-oriented products that are:.. Innovative instrument-based analytical assays that meet real requirements.. Rugged, reliable products affordably priced.. Quality instruments supported by a responsive world-class technical team on both a local and global basis.. QMI (Quality Management, Inc.. ).. Oakdale, MN.. 651-501-2337.. Darrell Bigalke.. QMI is the worldwide leader in aseptic sampling.. The QMI Composite Farm Sampling System is now used by hundreds of dairy farmers as a way to obtain representative samples for herd health management.. QMI products are used in numerous industries for process monitoring of microbial contamination and line and tank sampling.. QMI sells to more than 30 countries worldwide.. We serve a variety of industries such as dairy, pharmaceutical, brewing, water filtration companies, wineries, juice manufacturers and egg producers.. Any time you need to sample a liquid process, QMI has what you need.. Quality Milk Production Services.. 607-253-3900.. Kerry Case.. The Quality Milk Production Services Program (QMPS) promotes the quality of milk by reducing mastitis levels in dairy herds.. QMPS offers a variety of services, notably on-farm evaluations of management and equipment and whole herd milk cultures.. Based on the findings, the program s extension veterinarians advise producers, veterinarians and milk inspectors regarding optimal practices for improving herd health and farm management.. Quality Milk Production Services is making major contributions in the diagnosis, control and treatment of several causes of mastitis.. Research continues on new methods of mastitis diagnosis, epidemiology, financial effects, nonantibiotic therapy, bacterins and association with stray voltage.. Randolph Associates, Inc.. Birmingham, AL.. 205-595-6455.. Henry Randolph.. Randolph Associates Inc.. is an international firm, specializing in the Food and Dairy Industries.. We provide technical and management solutions to companies in the areas of Quality Control, Sanitation, Food Safety, Productivity, Shrinkage Control and Preventive Maintenance.. Our services include Quality Programs, Facility Audits, Operation Review/Assessments, Troubleshooting and Crisis Management.. In addition, we offer technical training programs such as Good Manufacturing Practices, HTST Pasteurization, Plant Sanitation, Sensory Evaluation, Weight and Fill Control and many others.. , founded by Dr.. Henry E.. Randolph, has been in the problem solving and improvement business within the Food and Dairy Industries for over 35 years.. The Company has established a solid reputation for success in improving quality and operations for some of the industry s leading companies.. Rutter's Dairy, Inc.. York, PA.. 800-964-5735.. Todd Rutter.. Rutter s traces its roots to 1747, when William Penn s grandson deeded farmland in York County to the Rutter family.. George and Bud Rutter the Rutter Brothers grew up on the family homestead.. They sold their farm products on their first day in 1921, eight quarts of milk from a horse-drawn wagon to the public and were the sole employees in the early days.. In 1938, the government fined Rutter Brothers Dairy for having too much butterfat in its milk.. What initially seemed like a setback turned into a very good thing for a fledgling dairy as the public learned that Rutter s had been cited for having too much of a good thing.. George and Bud set a standard for high quality and customer service that guides Rutter s nine decades later.. Rutter s Dairy is the lone fluid dairy left in York County, spending more than $12.. 5 million annually to purchase milk from area farms.. Rutter s Dairy serves Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware and New Jersey.. Sanitary Design Industries.. Sanitary Design Industry s.. food manufacturing and environmental systems help guarantee the efficient, long-term production of your products without the threat of bio-contamination.. Our team specializes in the Dairy, Meat, and Produce industries and has more than 75 combined years of experience in the field.. Our integrated, custom system designs provide you with complete control of your food processing environment through sanitary air handlers, control panel systems, Food Grade door and building panels, vacuum sealing/packing equipment, stainless food processing equipment, standard refrigeration packages, SDI branded fabric air ducts, and stainless and HDP cheese making equipment and accessories.. sanitarydesigns.. Southeast Milk, Inc.. Belleview, FL.. 800-598-7866.. Steve Ford.. , was created on October 1, 1998, with the merger of two Florida dairy cooperatives, Each cooperative formed its own trucking department to haul the milk, Tampa Independent Dairy Farmers Association (TIDFA) in 1969 and Florida Dairy Farmers Assiociation (FDFA) in 1973.. Through the years, both cooperatives merged with other cooperatives and expanded their membership.. In 1998, it was agreed that the future of the Florida dairy farmers could best be served by merger of the two cooperatives.. SMI presently markets 3 billion pounds of milk annually.. SMI is a full-service cooperative operating for the benefit of its members.. SMI s members are now in four states.. Most dairies in Florida and approximately half in Georgia are SMI members.. SMI also is pleased to have members in Alabama and Tennessee.. It offers dairy supplies and feed mill services to its members and others, the profits of which operations are returned to its members.. Albans Coop.. Creamery.. Albans, VT.. 802-524-6581.. Leon Berthiaume.. The St.. Albans Cooperative Creamery is a member-governed dairy cooperative committed to providing service.. ,.. stable markets and the greatest achievable return to our members by delivering the highest quality milk, milk products and services to our customers.. The Cooperative provides active leadership in the dairy industry and political environment to benefit all dairy farmers.. Albans Cooperative Creamery, Inc.. was established in 1919 to give dairy farmers a reliable market and fair price for their product.. More than 80 years later, we are the largest dairy cooperative in Vermont, processing and marketing over three million pounds of milk each day from approximately 463 member farms.. The mission of providing members with a guaranteed, year round market for their milk at fair prices remains unchanged.. Steuben Foods, Inc.. Elma, NY.. 716-655-4000.. Cynthia Kozlowski.. Steuben Foods is part of an 85 year old group of privately held food and beverage companies with its Corporate Offices and Technical Center located in New York City.. Steuben Foods was founded in 1983 with a total focus on aseptic low acid and extended shelf life beverages and foods.. With our various patents, we have consistently been on the leading edge of new aseptic technologies.. Steuben Foods manufacturing facility, situated in Elma, New York (suburban Buffalo) was established in 1985.. Located on a 150 acre site, we have continually expanded the facility and upgraded our equipment to serve our rapidly growing market.. Our established infrastructure and site will enable us to quickly expand to meet our customers growing needs.. Swiss Premium Dairy.. Fort Worth, TX.. 800-395-7004.. Scott Shirk.. Founded in 1931 in Lebanon Pa.. , Swiss Premium (Wengert s Dairy) won first prize for pasteurized milk at the Pennsylvania State Farm Show.. Throughout the years of this competition, Swiss Premium and has won more prizes for quality than any other Pennsylvania dairy.. We re proud to provide fluid milk, cultured products and cream, as well as juices and our famous Swiss Premium tea to our discriminating customers in Central Pennsylvania.. Our Flavor-Savor bottle keeps the light out, and the flavor in!.. The Schleuter Company.. Janesville, WI.. 608-755-5444.. Brad Losching.. For over 80 years, the Schlueter Company has manufactured many high quality products for farm, plant and industrial applications.. We re still committed to offering you the highest quality, most innovative technology and prompt service available.. Stainless steel requirements for dairy farm, dairy plant, food or other agricultural applications are our specialty.. Schlueter fabrications include parlor stalls, stainless steel receivers, vacuum pump systems, wash tanks, CIP-COP systems, milking units and accessories, milk strainers-filters, water treatment systems and many other products.. We continue to search the world over to offer the latest in technology with energy efficiencies, labor reduction and lower prices.. Turkey Hill Dairy, Inc.. Conestoga, PA.. 800 693-2479.. Peggy Good.. More than 75 years ago, in the southern end of Pennsylvania Dutch Country, Armor Frey started each day by watching the sunrise from the top of Turkey Hill.. Then he d toss a few bottles of milk into the back of his touring sedan and set off to sell them to his neighbors.. It was the Great Depression, and every penny helped.. In 1947, Glenn, Emerson, and Charles Frey bought their father s business.. Over the years, the little dairy thrived on their hard work.. In 1980, the Frey brothers took the biggest step in the life of the dairy by expanding its ice cream production.. Turkey Hill Ice Cream quickly became a favorite in local Lancaster County stores.. In 1981, they persuaded a few independent stores in the Philadelphia area to give Turkey Who? a try.. Philadelphians loved it.. The ice cream was always good, but priced so everyone could enjoy it.. Light ice cream soon followed.. Then frozen yogurt.. Little by little, this tiny dairy became a favorite in some of the country s biggest markets.. Vermont Butter & Cheese Co.. Websterville, VT.. 800-884-6287.. Adeline Folley.. Launched in 1984, Vermont Butter Cheese Creamery crafts artisanal dairy products in the European style through a vital link with local farms.. Based in the town of Websterville VT, the company supports a network of more than 20 family farms, providing milk meeting the highest standards of purity.. While Vermont Butter Cheese Creamery has earned worldwide recognition, the company is proudest of its contribution to the health of local agriculture.. Twice a week we drive across Vermont to the 20 Family Farms to pick-up fresh goats milk to turn into exquisite cheeses.. We believe that pure milk makes the best cheese.. Vermont land, the pasture and soil, the seasons, the special care to the goats can all be tasted in our cheeses.. Our cows milk and cream comes from a local Coop of 500 family dairy farmers in northern Vermont.. The cream is separated in the morning and freshly delivered within a few hours to the creamery.. High butterfat and outstanding quality cream is what makes our crème fraiche and cultured butter so good.. All natural and rBST-free.. Vermont Technical College.. Randolph Center, VT.. 800-442-8821.. Chris Dutton.. As Vermont s only technical college, we take our mission to produce competent, thoughtful, and resourceful members of tomorrow s workforce very seriously.. Our students come to us from eighteen states and eight countries, and they leave us well-prepared for success in their chosen careers.. From Agribusiness Management to Veterinary Technology, Vermont Tech offers programs that teach the skills in greatest demand by some of the region s most desirable employers.. Whether you choose a two-year program that leads to an associate s degree, a four-year program that leads to a bachelor s degree, or the college s one-year program that leads to a Practical Nursing certificate, a Vermont Tech education prepares you exceptionally well for landing a great job.. Weber Scientific, Inc.. Hamilton, NJ.. 800-328-8378.. Fred Weber.. Weber Scientific distributes laboratory supplies and equipment throughout North America and is focused on the specialized testing needs of the dairy and food industries.. Weber Scientific is a laboratory supplier that you will actually enjoy doing business with.. More than ever we hear that the mega-sized suppliers aren t particularly focused on the specialized needs of food and dairy labs, and that their level of service is often indifferent.. Great Product Selection.. We re specialists in quality control supplies for food and dairy labs.. You ll find hundreds of laboratory essentials plus many exclusive and hard-to-find items.. Legendary for great prices.. We offer some of the best prices in the industry without any of the dickering or hassles and without committing to any complicated or long-term contracts.. Free freight upgrades.. Receive expedited service nationwide at our expense not yours.. Frequent Buyers Program.. Our way to express appreciation for your continued support.. 100% Satisfaction Guarantee.. Count on it! We ve worked hard for over 50 years to earn your trust.. Worcester Creamery/Mountainside Farms.. Roxbury, NY.. 201-229-0500.. Sanders Grant.. Established in 2006, Mountainside Farms is the first U.. milk processor to bring the whole new category of UltraPure.. TM.. milk to market.. Combining environmentally friendly business practices with innovative technology used in the processing stage, Mountainside Farms produces purer, better-tasting milk that is free of added hormones and antibiotics, with improved shelf life.. An affiliate of family-owned Elmhurst Dairy, Inc.. , New York City s largest milk supplier, the company offers a premium product at a price that is close to that of conventional milk.. Mountainside Farms knows the benefits of pure sources and understands that the purer the milk is before it enters processing, the more wholesome and better tasting it will be for consumers.. Their UltraPure.. milk is produced at the company s Roxbury, NY facility in the Catskill Mountains, an area which supplies much of New York City s drinking water.. 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    Descriptive info: Regulatory Members of The Dairy Practices Council.. AK Department of Environmental Conservation.. AK.. 907-745-3236.. Cherie' Lowry.. Division of Environmental Health.. AZ Department of Agriculture.. AZ.. 602-542-4194.. Terry Tully.. CA Department of Food Agriculture.. CA.. 916-653-4078.. Stephen Beam.. CT Department of Agriculture.. CT.. 860-713-2508.. Wayne Kasacek.. Asst.. Director Regulation Inspection.. DE Department of Health & Social Services.. DE.. 302-739-4731.. Karyl Rattay.. Program Mgr.. Dairy Safety Program.. FDA Northeast Region.. 206-553-7001.. Stephen Pierson.. Regional Milk Specialist.. FDA Pacific Region.. 509-353-2553.. Les Boian.. FL Department of Agriculture.. FL.. 850-487-1450.. John Miller.. Director Div.. of Dairy Industry.. GA Department of Agriculture.. GA.. 404-656-3625.. Peggy Gates.. Director, Dairy Reg.. Div.. IL Department of Public Health.. IL.. Steve DiVincenzo.. IN State Board of Animal Health.. IN.. 317-227-0350.. Thomas Landrum.. Chief.. KS Department of Agriculture.. KS.. 785-296-7020.. George Blush.. Dairy Commissioner.. KY Department for Public Health.. KY.. 502-564-3340.. Lewis Ramsey.. Mgr.. Milk Safety Board.. KY Department of Agriculture.. 502-564-4983.. Eunice Schlappi.. Director.. MA Department of Agriculture Resources.. MA.. 617-626-1810.. Michael Cahill.. MA Department of Public Health.. 617-983-6751..  ...   Agriculture.. NJ.. 609-984-2224.. Dan Wundlich.. NJ Department of Health.. 609-588-3123.. Alan Talarsky.. Coordinator Health Projects (Milk).. NM Department of Agriculture.. NM.. 505-841-9425.. Alfred Reeb.. NV State Dairy Commission.. NV.. 775-688-1211.. Anna Vickery.. NY Department of Agriculture and Markets.. NY.. 518-457-1772.. Casey McCue.. OH Department of Agriculture.. OH.. 614-466-5550.. Roger Tedrick.. PA Dept.. of Agriculture.. PA.. 724-443-1585.. Paul Hoge.. PA Milk Marketing Board.. 717-787-4194.. Tim Moyer.. Puerto Rico Fondo Fomento Industria Lechera.. PR.. 787-765-7545.. Carlos Aponte.. TN Department of Agriculture.. TN.. 615-837-5193.. John W.. Sanford.. University of Kentucky, Division of Regulatory Services.. 859-257-2785.. Robert Kiser.. Utah Department of Agriculture.. UT.. 801-538-7145.. Don McClellan.. Regulatory Services.. VA Department of Ag.. Consumer Services.. VA.. 804-786-1452.. John A.. Beers.. Office of Dairy Services.. VT Department of Ag.. , Food, & Markets.. VT.. 802-828-2433.. Dan Scruton.. WA Department of Agriculture.. WA.. 360-902-1888.. Claudia Coles.. Compliance Program Manager, Food Safety Program.. WI Department of Agriculture, Trade & Consumer Protection.. WI.. 608-224-4730.. Glenn Goldschmidt.. Food Safety & Inspection.. WV Office of Environmental Health Services.. WV.. 304-558-2981.. Richard Peggs..

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