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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Meet the 2016 Connecticut Dairy Farm on the Year

Meet the 2016 Connecticut Dairy Farm on 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 2016 Connecticut Dairy Farm on the Year! …

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Meet the 2016 Vermont Dairy Farm of the Year

Meet the 2016 Vermont 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 2016 Vermont Dairy Farm of the Year! …

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Meet the 2016 Rhode Island Dairy Farm of the Year

Meet the 2016 Rhode Island 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 2016 Rhode Island Dairy Farm of the …

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A Leap Year Surprise!

A Leap Year Surprise!

We like to highlight that our farmers work hard every day, 365 days a year—but in 2016, they are actually hard at work for 366 days because 2016 is a leap year! Today is February 29th, a day that only comes every four years. As you can imagine, it’s quite rare to be born on …

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