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Regional Dairy Marketing Program Records

1946-1960
2 boxes (0.75 linear feet)
Call no.: MS 070

Founded in 1935, the Northeast Dairy Conference was "an association of more than 40 organizations of dairy producers in thirteen states from Maine to West Virginia." Ranging from individual farmers and cooperatives to state-level departments of agriculture and milk control boards," the NDC represented the interests of "hundreds of dairy plants and... thousands of workers," and worked to ensure the success of the "principle agricultural industry in the Northeast."

The Regional Dairy Marketing Program collection contains meeting proceedings, annuals reports, research project statements, and detailed accounts of the Northeast Dairy Conference's Cooperative Regional Projects from 1946 to 1960.

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Background on Regional Dairy Marketing Program

Founded in 1935, the Northeast Dairy Conference was "an association of more than 40 organizations of dairy producers in thirteen states from Maine to West Virginia." Ranging from individual farmers and cooperatives to state-level departments of agriculture and milk control boards," the NDC represented the interests of "hundreds of dairy plants and... thousands of workers," and worked to ensure the success of the "principle agricultural industry in the Northeast."

As "an agency of contact" for the dairy industry, the NDC played a significant role as liaison between farmers and their markets on the one hand, and the state and federal governments on the other. Monitoring and surveying changes in the markets, levels of production and consumption, as well as the worth of "non-fluid" milk, the NDC maintained communication with other regional dairying associations and promoted a variety of programs through its Cooperative Regional Projects.

Scope of collection

The Regional Dairy Marketing Program collection contains meeting proceedings, annuals reports, research project statements, and detailed accounts of the Northeast Dairy Conference's Cooperative Regional Projects from 1946 to 1960.

Inventory

Annual Meeting, Northeastern Dairy Conference, Proceedings
1946-1948
Box 1: 1
Annual Report, Northeastern Dairy Conference
1950-1957
Box 1: 2
Minutes, Northeastern Regional Dairy Marketing Technical Committee
1947-1954
Box 1: 3
Minutes, Southern Regional Dairy Marketing Technical Committee
1956-1959
Box 1: 4
Proceedings, Northeastern Marketing Workshop, Amherst
1959 Oct.
Box 1: 5
Dairy research project statements
1954-1959
Box 1: 6
Dairy Project Reports, Hatch Experiment Station
1955-1962
Box 1: 7
Cooperative Regional Project Records: Project NCM-12
1953-1960
Box 1: 8
Cooperative Regional Project Records: Project NCM-26
1960
Box 1: 9
Cooperative Regional Project Records: Project NEM-1
1952-1953
Box 1: 10
Cooperative Regional Project Records: Project NEM-13
1955-1957
Box 1: 11
Cooperative Regional Project Records: Project NEM-?
1954
Box 1: 12
Cooperative Regional Project Records: Project SM-10
1954-1958
Box 2: 1
Cooperative Regional Project Records: Project WM-15
1953
Box 2: 2
Cooperative Regional Project Records: Project WM-36
1960
Box 2: 3
Connecticut Milk Market Order: hearings, reports, etc.
1958-1959
Box 2: 4
Providence Milk Market Order: hearings, reports, etc.
1950-1951
Box 2: 5
New England Milk Producers' Association statement on proposed federal order for Worcester, Mass., market
1949
Box 2: 6

Administrative information

Access

The collection is open for research.

Provenance

Source of acquisition unrecorded.

Processing Information

Processed by Alex Lent, June 2007.

Language:

English

Copyright and Use (More information )

Cite as: Regional Dairy Marketing Program Records (MS 070). Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries.

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Subjects

  • Dairy products industry
  • Hatch Experiment Station
  • Milk trade--New England
  • Northeast Dairy Conference

Contributors

  • Killgrove, Ethel A. [main entry]

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