SYRACUSE, N.Y. – American Dairy Association North East’s 2021 annual report – Building the Farmer-Consumer Connection – is now available online here, or it can be found by clicking on “Annual Reports” under the “About Us” section of AmericanDairy.com, or by scanning the QR code below.
“While still entrenched in the pandemic experience, dairy checkoff continued to aggressively represent our 9,000 dairy farmers in the region’s marketplace to further build sales and trust in dairy products,” said ADA North East CEO Rick Naczi. “Guided by our dairy farmer board members, we expanded their influence to find new growth opportunities to ensure their checkoff investment responsibly met the demands of consumers.”
Included in the report are messages from Naczi, in addition to the 2021 dairy farmer chairs Audrey Donahoe of Clayville, N.Y., and Jeff Raney of Adamsville, Pa.
The report also details the association’s programs related to retail, youth educational programs in schools, consumer education and media outreach, farmer advocacy, hunger relief collaborations, environmental partnerships, dairy princess programs, and national partnerships. Financial records are also included to outline the income and expenditures of dairy farmer checkoff investments.
For more information about American Dairy Association North East, visit AmericanDairy.com, or call 315.472.9143.
About American Dairy Association North East
American Dairy Association North East (ADA North East) is the dairy farmer-funded organization funded by participating dairy farmer’s checkoff investment to build demand and sales for milk and dairy foods throughout the local region. Representing nearly 10,000 dairy farm families in Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and northern Virginia, ADA North East develops and implements local programs to drive milk and dairy sales at retail outlets and in schools. The organization also conducts consumer education about dairy through events, traditional and social media, and in collaboration with health professionals through National Dairy Council®. ADA North East works closely with Dairy Management Inc.™, the national dairy checkoff organization, to support nutrition research, national partnerships and developing export markets for dairy to bring a fully integrated promotion program to the region. For more information, visit www.AmericanDairy.com.