Old McDonald (and George Washington) Had a Farm

Old McDonald (and George Washington) Had a Farm

Sure, George Washington and Thomas Jefferson get all the press for being gentleman farmers, but did you know President William Taft had a pet dairy cow named Pauline Wayne, that lived on the lawn of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, next door to the White House? For two years, she provided the family with fresh …

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5 Ways to Celebrate June Dairy Month!

5 Ways to Celebrate June Dairy Month!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Yes, we know it’s not December, it’s June….and June is National Dairy Month! From a thick slice of Cheddar on a burger to an ice cold glass of milk with warm cookies, there is no denying the enjoyment that dairy can bring to special moments and to …

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These Cows Have Spring Fever!

These Cows Have Spring Fever!

Just like us New Englanders, cows love the transition from winter to spring. The sunny skies, the warmer weather, the lush green grass – who wouldn’t be excited? It has become a tradition, and a sight to behold, on some dairy farms for farmers to welcome their neighbors and community as the cows are let …

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Team Dairy New England Recipe Round-Up #1

Team Dairy New England Recipe Round-Up #1

Throughout 2017, we are working with some awesome New England-based bloggers who make up Team Dairy New England! Team Dairy New England will continue to show you how dairy fits into your lifestyle. Whether it be through recipes, nutrition blogs, or the importance of dairy for children, we got you covered! Here is the latest Team …

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Meet Some of History’s Great Women Farmers!

Meet Some of History’s Great Women Farmers!

It’s Women’s History Month, and we’d like to introduce you to a few of history’s great women farmers.   Anna Baldwin In 1878, Anna Baldwin developed an early suction milking machine. Contemporary industrial milking machines differ from Baldwin’s design, but her invention was important and paved the way for a revolution in dairy farming practices. Maybe Anna grew tired …

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Love on the Farm: Part III

Love on the Farm: Part III

Love is in the air and on the dairy farm! This is the final blog of a three-part series featuring different love stories and the reasons New England dairy farmers love raising their family on the farm.  Love on the Farm Part I Love on the Farm Part II “Raising my own three children, I was …

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