Animal Care

How Dairy Cows Can Help Reduce Food Waste

Guest blogger, Amanda Rees is the 2018-2019 Montgomery County Dairy Princess Did you know that Pennsylvania is fifth in the nation for population size? And with a large population comes food waste. As a senior studying Animal science and Dairy Science at Delaware Valley University, I am currently assisting in a research project on dairy …

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Dairy Farming; Not in My Blood but in My Heart

Guest blogger, Casandra Blickley, is the 2017-2018 Pennsylvania State Alternate Dairy Princess “So where is your family’s dairy farm?” The question always makes me nervous, particularly when it comes from someone in the dairy industry. When I respond, “I actually didn’t grow-up on a family dairy farm,” I can see the shadow come over the …

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Guest Blog: More than a Farmer: Environmentalist

Guest blogger, Rebecca Shaw is a dairy enthusiast and blogger at The Cow Chronicler™ Farmers wear many hats on the job, like animal care taker, business owner, economist and scientist, to name a few. In celebration of #EarthDay, I’d like to talk to you about a really important hat… and that’s being an environmentalist. Here’s the …

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