Dairy Plant Cheese Making Farm Land

The Dairy Practices Council

A nonprofit organization of education, industry, and regulatory personnel concerned with milk quality, sanitation and regulatory uniformity publishing educational guidelines for the dairy industry.

All Things Dairy

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.

DPC GUIDELINES »
The Value of Goinig Global

The Value of Going Global

We understand the value of sharing information with and learning from our friends abroad. That's why our DPC membership extends far beyond the US dairy industry. As the world becomes smaller, our international sources of information become more valuable to you.

DPC MEMBERS »
Let Us Help

Let Us Help

Today's modern dairy industry is dynamic. Changes occur rapidly and very few of us can stay up to date on all areas of the dairy business. When you need dairy information contact the DPC!

CONTACT DPC »

DPC News

The DPC Welcomes its New Sustaining Members

The DPC Welcomes its New Sustaining Members

The Dairy Practices welcomes its new Sustaining Members for 2018! Atlantium Technologies, British Columbia Ministry of Agriculture, Chobani, Delaval Cleaning Solutions, Perten Instuments, and Ryder Systems

The Inovation Center for US Dairy Announces 2018 Workshops

The Inovation Center for US Dairy Announces 2018 Workshops

The Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy® has announced their schedule of food safety training for the dairy industry with workshops designed to strengthen manufacturing practices, support safe supplier programs, and promote food safety best practices to help protect consumers from foodborne issues. Workshops target Dairy Plant Food Safety, Artisan/Farmstead Cheesemakers, and Supplier Food Safety Management.

DPC 2017 Annual Conference - Photos & Speaker Presentations

DPC 2017 Annual Conference - Photos & Speaker Presentations

Speaker Presentations and Photos from the 2017 DPC Annual Conference held in Buffalo, NY are now available on the DPC Website. Mark you calendars - the 2018 Annual Conference will be held in McKinney, Texas, November 7-9, 2018!

DPC Goes Digital - Guidelines Now As PDF Downloads (E-Guidelines)!

DPC Goes Digital - Guidelines Now As PDF Downloads (E-Guidelines)!

DPC Guidelines are available as PDF downloads (E-Guidelines). Order on-line and receive the guideline(s) as a single download in a reply email. "Green Cover" printed versions are still available by request.

Shop with Confidence

Shop with Confidence

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.

Join the DPC Mailing List

Sign up to receive updates and special offers from the Dairy Practices Council.

Join Today

Donate to the DPC Operating Fund

Your contributions help with the daily operations of the Dairy Practices Council.

Donate Today