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 […]
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.
(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 […]
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.
Shutdown ripple down affect could soon be affecting a very hard working segment of the state's population; farmers.
The state of Connecticut’s dairy industry will be the subject of an informational forum at the Legislative Office Building.
We're checking another town off the Destination Location list as we pay a visit to Watertown.