Partnering organizations with Iowa's Dairy Center have made a commitment to the future of the dairy industry. These organizations assist the center by providing their support and specialty services.

DuPont Pioneer

DuPont Pioneer is the world's leading developer and supplier of advanced plant genetics providing high-quality seeds to farmers around the world. A demonstrated partner to farmers, Pioneer is committed to increasing food production with high quality Pioneer® brand products and agronomic knowledge that maximizes agricultural productivity. By combining conventional and new technologies, DuPont Pioneer is delivering solutions to help meet the needs of a growing population.


Lely's world of innovative and extensive dairy products including the Lely A4 Astronaut, Lely Juno, Lely Vector and Lely Calm, all aim to improve both the financial and social well-being of dairy farmers. The vision of Lely is A sustainable, profitable and enjoyable future in farming.

Midwest Dairy

Midwest Dairy represents 7,000 dairy farm families and works on their behalf to build dairy demand by inspiring consumer confidence in dairy products and production practices.

Northeast Iowa Community College

Northeast Iowa Community College is a student-driven, community-focused, higher education institution serving eight counties in northeast Iowa and surrounding areas. Offering more than 85 academic programs of study in addition to online and blended learning, customized business and industry training, short-term certification options and adult education and literacy, NICC is committed to affordable, high-quality education and training to ensure the growth and vitality of northeast Iowa.

PATZ Corporation

PATZ Corporation is a family-owned business founded in 1948, currently has second, third, and fourth generation family members active in the business. Patz has developed a wide variety of feed and manure handling products — TMR Feed Mixers, Silo Unloaders, Bale / Bedding Choppers, Conveyors, Feeders, Manure Pumps, Scraper Systems, Separators, and Liquid Manure Tankers — all designed to save time and increase efficiency for their valued customers.

Select Sires Inc

Select Sires Inc. is a federation of nine farmer-owned-and-controlled cooperatives. It provides highly fertile semen as well as excellence in service and programs to achieve its basic objective of supplying livestock breeders with America's best genetics at a reasonable price.

Silos & Smokestacks below Select Sires Inc.

Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area (SSNHA) is one of 55 federally designated heritage areas in the nation. National Heritage Areas further the mission of the National Park Service by fostering community stewardship of our nation's heritage. Visit one of SSNHAs 119 partner sites throughout Northeast Iowa to learn more about the history of farming or to experience the new and amazing innovations in the agriculture industry.