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Top Five Reasons to Visit the PA Farm Show

Not to be flippant, but our top five reasons to visit the PA Farm Show are always: 1. Dairymen’s milkshakes 2. Dairymen’s milkshakes 3. Dairymen’s milkshakes 4. Dairymen’s milkshakes 5. Dairymen’s milkshakes. 🙂 

But, biases aside, there are many attractions and great foods at the 2018 PA Farm Show. Check out our list and let us know your top five favorites!

Five Reasons Why Dairy Farmers are Amazing

During your weekly grocery shopping trip, have you ever stopped to think about all the hard work that it takes to get those delicious foods on the shelf? Unfortunately, many people don’t! Without farmers, many of those food wouldn’t be available to us. And, without dairy farmers, we wouldn’t have cheese, yogurt, ice cream, and of course, milk! We think that is amazing. Here are five more reasons we think dairy farmers are amazing.

Guest Blog: No Days Off

Guest blogger, Yvonne Longenecker, is the 2017-2018 Pennsylvania State Dairy Princess

Christmas is just around the corner. It’s a time for family, friends and celebrating the holiday season. For most, it is a day off to relax and enjoy the holiday. But, dairy farmers cannot take a day off. Their farms operate 365 days a year so you can have food on your table three times a day, even Christmas day. Taking that into consideration, it is interesting to what has changed in Christmas past to today for dairy farmers.

Guest Blog: The Word Milk

Guest blogger, Jessica Peters, is a 5th generation dairy farmer in northwest Pennsylvania.

Dairy farmers are hard-working people who like straight-talk. Every day, they are putting in long-hours working on the farm to produce top-quality milk. So, when people call the milk’s nutrition or safety into question, it causes them concern. There’s so much more behind the word milk.