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  • I love the farm.   I love what it stands for – fresh food, open space, healthy animals, family heritage, hard-work and more.   I love the people that are involved in it.  Blood or no blood – those that farm are like family. I love the high quality, nutritious and delicious product we produce […]

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  • Here’s something to raise your glass of milk to… New York is once again the third in national milk production, according to data released by the USDA.  New York has historically ranked third, but recently slipped into fourth place with the expansion of Idaho’s dairy industry.  But not for long!  New York dairy farmers and their four-legged […]

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  • Dairy famers are incredible people! They are some of the most hard working, compassionate, innovative, patient and persistent people on the planet. (I should know – I married one!) Here’s your chance to learn a little more about some of the dairy farmers here in New York. To accomplish this, we are asking 20 questions […]

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  • The comfort of our cows is always a top priority – but especially our little ones – our calves – and especially in this cold weather! Calves are the future of every dairy farm, and therefore farmers take extra measures during the winter months to ensure they all get off to a great start! One […]

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  • Animal welfare is an issue farmers take seriously. As the caretakers of cattle, dairy farmers follow a wide variety of practices to ensure their animals are healthy and safe at all times. Beyond providing the basics of food, water and shelter, some farmers even go above and beyond by providing waterbeds, rubber floor mats, back […]

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  • Some say that in order to be successful, you must be seen, be heard and be recognized. If we were to use that rule of three as a measurement of success, I would say that NYAAC was fairly successful in 2013. 2013 was a year of many firsts for NYAAC, an organization that strives to […]

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  • The Great New York State Fair reports that they earned seven awards in the annual competition operated by the International Association of Fairs and Expositions (IAFE). IAFE is the trade group representing more than 1,000 fairs, events, and expositions from around the world. The awards were announced at the event’s annual convention in Las Vegas. […]

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  • The New York Animal Agriculture Coalition is thrilled to share that we received an $8,000 grant from the Farm Credit Northeast AgEnhancement to further support the Dairy Cow Birthing Center at the New York State Fair in 2014. This is the first funding NYAAC has received to help support the 2014 exhibit, and this is […]

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  • It has been a couple years since my husband and I went to the movies. We just aren’t movie-watching people. We have little kids, we work long hours, we have a short attention span and we’d rather be outside doing something around our house with the kids – if and when we get a free […]

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  • 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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