Farm Team: Meet The 2017 MA Dairy Farm of the Year!

Farm Team: Meet The 2017 MA Dairy Farm of the Year!

Every year, one farm in each of our New England states wins the prestigious Green Pastures Award. The winning dairy farms are recognized and selected for their production records; herd, pasture, and crop management; environmental practices; contributions to agriculture and the local community; and overall excellence in dairying. Meet the 2017 Massachusetts Dairy Farm of the Year! …

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Sweet Spots on Campus

Sweet Spots on Campus

College students across New England will be heading back to campus soon, and for hundreds of students, the start of the semester means a trip to the campus dairy bar. We thought we’d offer a snapshot of some notable sweet spots – and we’re sure you have a favorite near you! University of New Hampshire, …

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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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For New England Dairy Farmers, Every Day is Earth Day!

For New England Dairy Farmers, Every Day is Earth Day!

Dairy farmers are an ingenious bunch, and this Earth Day, we salute their efforts to save time and the planet! It turns out, every day is Earth Day on a dairy farm! Tending to their herds, cultivating their fields, busy with every day chores large and small, dairy farmers understand that being environmentally responsible makes …

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St. Patrick’s Day Fun!

St. Patrick’s Day Fun!

Let me start by saying, I am not Irish and certainly do not have the luck of the Irish. But I love Irish heritage, culture and history and St. Patrick’s Day offers us non-Irishmen a glimpse into all this! Sunday nights are when my family sits down for a “fancy” dinner.  We make sure we …

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Myth Busting: Daylight Saving Time

Myth Busting: Daylight Saving Time

We’re losing an hour of sleep next weekend, at least for everyone outside Hawaii and Arizona, but that’s nothing compared to the sleep dairy farmers lose over the very idea of Daylight Savings Time. Yes, we’ll all set our clocks forward Sunday, March 12–but why? Daylight saving time (DST) or “summer time” is the practice …

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