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Farmers Utilize FARM Program

Farmers Assuring Responsible Management (FARM) is an aptly named program and an even more suitable acronym! FARM has been responding to the needs of our dairy industry for over a decade now by...

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Thank You for 10 Years!

Thank You for 10 Years!

In August 2013, what began as a visionary idea transformed into a cornerstone attraction at the New York State Fair — the Dairy Cow Birthing Center. For ten years, courtesy of the New York...

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June is Dairy Month

June is Dairy Month

June 1st is the start of National Dairy Month! Dairy products are a delicious and nutritious part of our diet that come from dairy cows living on farms. The cows, and those who take care of them, work hard to make milk available that is turned into so many American favorites including cheese and ice cream!

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Top 10 Things Farmers want the Public to Know

Top 10 Things Farmers want the Public to Know

We often talk with farmers about the perception and presumptions that the public and non-farming community have about farmers and the impact that agriculture has on their livelihoods.  We asked farmers across the state what they want the public to know... 

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Why Don’t Cows Need Coats?

Why Don't Cows Need Coats?

The dairy cattle found in our region of the world are happiest between 25 – 65-degree weather! Now, that may not be where the farmer thrives, but thankfully Carhartt and Under Armor can help with that! 

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Caring for our Cows During the Cold Season

Caring for our Cows During the Cold Season

Remember the last time it was bitterly cold and snowing? Think about how many layers of clothing you or your children had to wear while being outside? Now, imagine yourself as a farmer and not only worrying about the number of layers of clothes that you’re wearing but keeping your animals safe and warm throughout the long winter months as well.

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Christmas Morning for a Farm Kid

Christmas Morning for a Farm Kid

It was a glorious celebration. However, it always seemed to have to end a little too soon for my family. Growing up, my siblings and I were told that we needed to get home early to get ready for Santa to come. I now know that the reason for our early departure was so my dad could get home and get some sleep before he needed to get up to work...

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What’s on a Farmer’s Christmas List?

What's on a Farmer's Christmas List?

This holiday season, there are plenty of articles on what to get your mother-in-law or the man in your life who already has everything. There are even some blogs on what to buy your farmer, here and there.  But what does a dairy farmer really want Santa to bring?

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