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Guest Blog: Avoiding the Expiration Date for American Dairy Farms

Guest blogger, Tony W. Rice is an Agribusiness Student at The Pennsylvania State University  “This milk expires in three days. Are you sure you don’t want me to get you a different gallon?” The cashier’s question caught me off-guard as I was progressing through the checkout line in the midst of my weekly shopping excursion. …

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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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Guest Blog: How Our Dairy Dilemma Will Affect You

Guest blogger, Jessica Peters, is a 5th generation dairy farmer in northwest Pennsylvania. By now, most of the country knows that things aren’t great in the dairy industry. The mainstream media is reporting on dairy farms being shut off by milk processing plants, and depression and suicide rates are higher than ever among farmers. Between animal rights …

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Guest Blog: The Life Lessons Learned on a Dairy Farm

This month, we welcome Halee Wasson, the 2016-2017 Pennsylvania Dairy Princess as a guest contributor. Where I grew up is unlike many. I grew up hearing, seeing and smelling rural Pennsylvania. Every day, I can hear the cows mooing in the barnyard, see acres of corn growing over the never-ending hills and smell that pungent …

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