Monthly Archives: October 2013

  • Our farm is a family-owned and operated business. In fact, my husband and his brothers represent the fourth generation. Like all businesses, we have a mission. Actually, we have several missions since our farm is so multi-faceted. Our number one mission is to produce a wholesome and safe product – milk. In doing so, we […]




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  • New York’s dairy industry today welcomed one more dairy farm to its growing list of farms that produce milk – and now, renewable energy. A brand new, state-of-the-art methane digester was unveiled today at Lawnhurst Farms in Stanley, New York where industry representatives and community members gathered to celebrate the advancement of and investment in […]




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  • The Saratogian newspaper reports on a new type of bedding for dairy cows that keeps cows clean, healthy and comfortable. Hanehan Family Dairy in Saratoga County is one of 90 New York state farms that now use recycled paper mill sludge. “Farmers use a lot of byproducts,” said Philip Hanehan, the farm’s herdsman. “All this […]




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  • Caring for dairy cattle has come a long way. We are constantly studying and learning ways to better care for our animals, how to make them happier and healthier. Modern Farmer recently posted an article that feature’s Cornell University’s new Teaching Dairy Barn. The barn is called a “freestall barn”, the most popular style barn […]




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