PORT HENRY | This barn was built for brides and grooms, not horses and cows. Read more

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One of the highlights of my job as a grazing specialist for the University of Vermont (UVM) Extension Champlain Valley Crop, Soil and Pasture Team is seeing how farmers adopt new practices and evolve with them over time. Read more

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WILLSBORO | George Sayward said the dairy industry is as bad as he’s ever seen it in his four decades as a farmer. Read more

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From time-to-time, folks will ask our agency, “how safe is the milk we buy in our stores?” Read more

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BEEKMANTOWN | Temple Grandin has no problem acknowledging that, as a person with autism, she sees the world through the eyes of a cow. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Essex County Industrial Development Agency is seeking judgment against the owners of the former Adirondack Meat Company. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY - Vermont sent two four-member teams to Eastern States Exposition in West Springfield, Mass., to participate in the 4-H dairy judging competition on Sept. 15. Read more

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SALISBURY | Yes, in ratio of cows to people, Vermont has the greatest number of dairy cows in the country, according to Vermont State Facts online. Read more

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RUTLAND |  The State 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl, March 17 provided a fun, and challenging, opportunity for 4-Hers, ages 8 to 18, to test their dairy knowledge. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | With the price of milk declining across the country, it’s getting difficult to make a living. Read more

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Four Vermont 4-H Club teens had an opportunity to compete at the National Youth Dairy Judging Contest, Nov. 5, in Kentucky. Read more

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ADDISON | The sporadic nature of cows going out or staying in presented some challenges with keeping the feed ration consistent and was a bit confusing for the cows trying to get used to a new routine. Read more

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ADDISON | Part 1: Successful grazing systems develop when there is farmer involvement in the planning process. Having a plan is important and needs to be built around the goals of the farmer. Read more

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Highland cows aren’t too common in Vermont. Read more

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BRIDPORT — For more than 40 years Maplefields’ Middlebury Beef convenience store on U.S. Route 7 in East Middlebury has been selling the complete line of Monument Farms Dairy products. Read more

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CHAZY — Water quality is critical to maintain healthy, productive dairy cows. Read more

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NEW HAVEN — Addison County, Vt., has a storied history of cattle rustling, at least when compared to neighboring counties. Read more

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BURLINGTON — When it comes to dairy cows, in vino—and coffee—there’s certainly veritas. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH/CHAZY — The first evidence of milking cows and consuming dairy products was drawn in ancient Egyptian caves around 230 B.C. Read more

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