Meet the 2016 Massachusetts Dairy Farm of the Year

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

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A Young Dairy Farmer on a Mission to Help Her Community

A Young Dairy Farmer on a Mission to Help Her Community

The end of the  year is an optimal time for reflection and consideration of new goals for the coming year. Looking for inspiration? Read on to learn more about an exceptionally motivated local dairy farmer committed to sustainability and community support and don’t forget to make your year-end contribution to The Great American Milk Drive. …

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Why be a farmer?

Why be a farmer?

The post below is written by Claire Stanley, a dairy farmer who grew up on Paul-Lin Dairy Farm in East Fairfield, Vermont. Before you read the post, get acquainted with Claire by taking your own personal virtual tour of her family’s dairy farm. Enjoy! Why be a farmer? By Claire Stanley A very thoughtful friend …

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Dairy Farmers Protect Our Land

Dairy Farmers Protect Our Land

What comes to mind when you picture the rural landscape of New England and New York? Snowy hilltops? Golden autumn leaves? Farmhouses, silos, and barns? Whether you are thinking of your hometown or vacation getaway, we are certain that the open space you’ve envisioned is linked to our region’s agriculture. New York and New England …

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