The Idaho Dairymen’s Association

Quarterly Newsletter: Read current industry information and updates from IDA staff, associate members, and industry partners.

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Protecting Idaho’s dairy industry through environmental, legal, and legislative efforts since 1924.

3rd in the U.S.
in terms of milk production

90% of on-dairy jobs
are filled by foreign born labor

Idaho dairy generates
$10.7 billion
in total sales


Milk cows in Idaho


Total dairy operations


Jobs created by Idaho’s
dairy industry

Dairy Processors

  • Glanbia Nutritionals Twin Falls, Gooding,
    Richfield & Blackfoot

  • Agropur, Jerome Cheese Jerome

  • Darigold Boise, Caldwell, Jerome

  • Lactalis Nampa

  • High Desert Milk Burley

  • Idaho Milk Products Jerome

  • Magic Valley Quality Milk Producers Jerome

  • Chobani Twin Falls

  • Gossner Foods Heyburn

  • Brewster Cheese Rupert

  • Meadowgold Boise

  • Commercial Creamery Jerome

  • Litehouse Foods Sandpoint

  • Reed’s Dairy Idaho Falls

  • Boise Milk Boise

  • Ballard Family Dairy & Cheese Gooding

  • Cloverleaf Creamery Buhl

  • Manwaring Cheese Rigby

  • Marathon Cheese Mountain Home

Worker Training & Safety

IDA’s Worker Training & Safety Program provides ongoing, verifiable training designed to improve job performance and worker safety on dairies.