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 …

more ...

Pastured Livestock in the Food System

PASA has been investigating the role of pastured livestock in the regional food system.

Can farmers realistically scale-up pastured production to become a bigger, more mainstream part of our food system? This is a complex problem, involving daunting challenges in production, marketing, and distribution. As a starting point, it’s …

more ...

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 …

more ...


Northwest PA Grazing Conference 2017

The 20th Annual Northwest Pennsylvania Grazing Conference was held March 16, 2017, in Clarion, PA. Keynote speaker Jim Gerrish spoke on “Getting the most out of your pastures,” and “Why you should be out of the hay business.” Aaron and Melissa Miller talked about “Economics of grass-fed beef,” and Jay …

more ...