Connecticut dairy farmers told state lawmakers Tuesday they need the state’s help to ensure the industry remains financially healthy, given the challenges of low, federally set milk prices and expensive production costs.
ROTTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) — Peter van Wingerden’s dairy farm smells just like any other farm — the rich aroma of cow manure and grass hangs in the air around the unusual stable housing the cattle. The farm itself is far from traditional. Moored in a small harbor in Rotterdam’s busy port, the farm is a […]
(WTNH) — Connecticut’s dairy farms pump millions of dollars into the state economy every year but those farmers are struggling to survive. There are now just 99 dairy farms left in Connecticut with a combined herd of about 20,000 cows. About ten dairy farmers have sold their herds over the past year because it’s become […]
We often take our food for granted, but the holiday season is a wonderful time to stop and reflect on our wonderful farming community in CT. Here to share some of their very own CT dairy farm family holiday stories is Registered Dietitian, Heidi Harkopf. All their dairy farms in CT are family owned, Heidi […]
(WTNH) — Connecticut dairy farmers are facing a serious crisis and so are a number of state nursing homes. The high cost of operating farms combined with the low cost of milk makes it hard for farmers to stay in business. The US trade war with China and Mexico also plays a role. Dairy farmers […]
The Farmer’s Cow is a six-farm cooperative in Connecticut that is turning out all kinds of milk products and more that you see in stores.
A worker at a Connecticut dairy farm was taken to the hospital with a broken jaw after being head-butted by a cow.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A California congressman has filed yet another lawsuit against a major media organization, claiming he was defamed in a magazine story about his family’s Iowa dairy farm. Devin Nunes, the top Republican on the House Intelligence Committee, filed the $77.5 million lawsuit Monday in federal court in Iowa against Esquire […]
A former dairy farm in Norwich has been officially reintroduced as a provider of solar energy for municipal utilities served by the Connecticut Municipal Electric Energy Cooperative.
Officials said at least 14 cattle died in a barn fire in East Hampton on Thursday morning.