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  • Calling all Dairy Farmers…Under the age of 30  We need your help in producing a couple video pieces for the Birthing Center at the State Fair.  Looking for young farmers – from infants to those in school to those on the farm.  Please send us a short video clip. We will select two young farmers […]

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  •   Soil is a critical component to farmers growing healthy, abundant crops. Healthy soils provide nutrients that are essential to growing corn, soybeans, wheat and many other crops needed to feed the herd for the upcoming year. Farmers are continuously working to ensure that the soil stays on their field by implementing best management practices […]

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  •   Have you ever wanted to ask your farm neighbors a question and had no idea how to get in touch with them? Farmers are very busy people but we are here to help! We think it is important for you to be able to connect with local farmers and be able to get your […]

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  • Planting season is finally here and farmers are back in the fields after a very prolonged winter. With work to be done in the fields and extended hours of daylight, farmers will be seen on the roads more and more throughout the day trying to safely get from the farm to the field and back […]

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  • Some say it’s a lifestyle. Others say it’s a calling. Some are the fifth generation and others are the first. Either way, it’s a true passion and a pride that runs deep within. And “it” is dairy farming. Dairy farmers across New York and beyond have a similar desire to farm with the goal to […]

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  • Have you ever heard the saying, “Do you what you love and you won’t have to work a day in your life?” I bet if you ask most farmers, they would agree with that statement as most of them have become farmers after growing up while looking up to the generation that came before. They […]

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  • We’re a family farm, just like 99% of the other dairy farms in New York State. Our family started this farm and we take pride in carrying out our family’s legacy. Once a farmer, always a farmer. We’re quite sustainable, as are all dairy farms, in their own way. We grow the crops our cows […]

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  • Farmers have many responsibilities to ensure that their cows, their crops, the land and then environment are all well-taken care of because it’s the belief that, as farmers, we need to leave this land in better conditions than when we received it from the previous generation. Taking care of the land includes managing the soil, […]

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  • When rain falls from the sky, where does it go? Does it just stay in the fields or on your front lawn? What’s the impact of moving water off the fields? These are all questions that come to mind when you talk to farmers about the importance of water and the impact it has on […]

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  • The New York Animal Agriculture Coalition (NYAAC) was created because of the growing misconceptions about modern animal agriculture. Consumers are seeking information about their food – how animals are treated, what seeds are being planted, what is being done to protect water quality and more. To respond, NYAAC started working with dairy farmers to help […]

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