The latest rounds of government money are arriving somewhat after the jarring months of March and April — the darkest stretch of the disease outbreak so far, when Northeastern farms dumped roughly 150 million pounds of milk.
The tangibles of the industry are easy to list: good feed for the cows, clean bedding, clean equipment on the farm and at the processing plant, proper temperature for the milk storage, and good handling practices once milk products leave the plant for retail sales. Read more
Nestled on 10 acres in Columbia County, Jan Jurbala and her close friend, Sandy Hock, run a small but efficient dairy farm, milking a herd of 46 Holsteins and Red and Whites. Read more
Governor Wolf announced the availability of $40 million in funding through the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act to support Pennsylvania’s dairy industry and food security programs, following months of uncertainty and loss from the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more
WILLIAMSBURG, Pa. — During this current coronavirus pandemic, many introverts, or those who consider themselves “shy” in a normal setting, have come out to make a difference. Read more
Bill Stone presented “Minimizing Variation Between Formulated and Consumer Rations: A Key to Enhanced Herd Performance” as part of Agricultural Modeling and Training Systems’ “The Nutritionist” series of webinars. Read more