Just Chillin’ – Keeping Dairy Cows Comfy in the Winter

Just Chillin’ – Keeping Dairy Cows Comfy in the Winter

New England winters may have us all longing for the Caribbean, but for the region’s dairy cows, well, they’re real troopers when it comes to months of cold temps and falling snow. The reason they can weather the weather (sorry, we couldn’t resist) is the ingenuity of dairy farmers. Take Mark Duffy of Great Brook …

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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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Myth Busting: Daylight Saving Time

Myth Busting: Daylight Saving Time

We’re losing an hour of sleep soon, at least for everyone outside Hawaii and Arizona. Yes, we’ll all set our clocks forward Sunday, March 11–but why? Daylight Saving Time (DST) or “summer time” is the practice of advancing clocks during summer months by one hour so that evening daylight lasts an hour longer, while sacrificing …

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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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