“I applied for the 4-H Earn-A-Calf award, and won!” West Canada Valley, NY ninth-grader, Madesen Spellman says proudly — and then is quick to laughingly add, “Much to my grandfather’s dismay, because he only had Holsteins!” [Read more…]
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Dairy farmers from across the country visited Capitol Hill as part of the National Milk Producers Federation’s annual young farmer fly-in to Washington, where in more than 200 meetings they asked lawmakers for action on a handful of issues important to the dairy sector. [Read more…]
New York Farm Bureau holds agricultural education and leadership development in high regard. As a result, the organization has been a longtime supporter of New York FFA. [Read more…]
Once again SUNY Cobleskill has set precedence in providing the educational tools farmers need for success in professional endeavors in the fiber industry.
A recently offered 3-day Shearing Workshop certification complemented the Fiber Grading, Sorting, Classing certificate earned through an innovative 3-day workshop last year. [Read more…]
MARCY, NY — Dairy month started on a sunny and inspiring note, courtesy of the DiNitto Family Dairy Farm, Oneida County Farm Bureau, Cornell Cooperative Extension Oneida County, Oneida County Dairy Promotion and legions of enthusiastic volunteers, vendors and sponsors. Over 850 Oneida County elementary school students and 4,000 guests and local families toured and learned about the inner workings of the large dairy farm at the annual Farm Fest. [Read more…]