PA Dairy Apprenticeship

On June 11, the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry approved Dairy Grazing Apprenticeship to become a formal apprenticeship program for aspiring pastured dairy farmers in the state.

Founded by dairy farmers in Wisconsin, Dairy Grazing Apprenticeship was the first nationally registered farming apprenticeship in the country and is now …

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Conservation dairy farming

If the majority of dairy farms in Pennsylvania fully adopt conservation best-management practices, the state may be able to achieve its total maximum daily load water-quality target for the Chesapeake Bay, according to researchers.

That is the conclusion of a novel assessment of the simulated effects of implementing a conservation …

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PA Direct Market Dairy

A team of PASA members who are established dairy farmers and who are engaged in direct marketing of their dairy products are organizing a series of regional meetings throughout Pennsylvania in 2018. The purpose of the meetings will be to share resources with any other direct market dairy farmers. Please …

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A Virtual Dairy Farm

A “virtual dairy farm” has been developed by Penn State, Cornell University, and others, to demonstrate sustainable practices for dairy farming.

According to Penn State:

The website, designed and developed by the creative services team at WPSU Penn State, has two virtual farms: One is a model of a 1 …

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