The Northeast Iowa Dairy & Agriculture Foundation is a non-profit, grassroots organization formed to provide progressive outreach for youth, students, farmers, industry and consumers to strengthen and support a strong agriculture community.
The organization traces back to 2000 with the original name of the Northeast Iowa Community-Based Dairy Foundation. The organization was developed with the purpose to retain young people in rural areas while bolstering the economic impact of dairy farms in northeast Iowa. In 2020, members voted to change the name to diversify and include broader agriculture into the mission. The Dairy & Agriculture Foundation is led by a 15-member, farmer based board of directors.