NEPC 2011 Small Ruminants on Pasture

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After the mid-morning break, Session 2, Small Ruminants on Pasture, was held. Dr. Rachel Gilker of the UVM Center for Sustainable Ag and Executive Committee member moderated the session.

Dr. Kimberly Cassida, research agronomist, USDA-ARS, Appalachian Farming Systems Research Center (AFSRC), was the first speaker of …

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NEPC 2011 Meeting Raw Milk Update 1

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Session 4, Raw Milk Update followed the afternoon poster paper break convening back at the Grand Ballroom. Angus Johnson, Executive Committee member and Chair of the Stakeholders Action Committee, moderated this session and was a speaker.

Dr. Diane Van Hekken, USDA-ARS, research chemist, Dairy & Functional Foods …

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NEPC 2011 Raw Milk Update 2

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Robert Richardson, owner and operator of Rocky Acres Farm, spoke next. He is a Massachusetts dairy farmer who bottles and sells raw milk. Approximately 30% of the milk produced on the farm is sold as raw milk to a co-op. The rest is sold to Agri-Mark. Thirty …

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