In late September, the new Pennsylvania state royalty team was chosen. This group of three young ladies will promote dairy farmers and the dairy industry for the next year. Meet Brooke Emery, Sammy Haag and Kara Stulz!
Dairy delicious was on the menu when our Executive Director, Dave and Pennsylvania Alternate Dairy Princess Gretchen Little joined WBRE’s PA Live!
They demoed had to make this easy, family-friendly, dairy-yummy treat.
Guest blogger, Jessica Peters, is a 5th generation dairy farmer in northwest Pennsylvania.
Autumn is upon us and with it everything just gets busier. Kids go back to school while pumpkin spice oozes out of every restaurant, café, and department store. Then all of a sudden, it’s Halloween, then Thanksgiving, and before you know it, that one radio station that becomes all Christmas music around the holidays is back and you can’t believe it’s December.
Some like it hot, but cows do not! Did you know that dairy cows cannot sweat? And unlike dogs, their capacity to pant isn’t enough to keep them cool. Cows are large and weigh at least 1,500 pounds, which can create a lot of body heat. That’s why dairy cows prefer cooler temperatures ranging from 55-65°F. So, how does a dairy farmer make sure cows stay cool during hot summer weather?
Guest blogger, Sarah Fenwick is a recent graduate from Delaware Valley University as a large animal science major with a dual minor in agribusiness and dairy science
One of the most popular questions dairy farmers receive is, “Why are baby calves taken from their mothers?”