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Friday, January 17 • 10:45am - 12:00pm
Winter Cattle Management - Farm Visit to Strafford Creamery at Rock Bottom Farm

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Earl will be hosting us for a look at their winter dairy management system, including cow and heifer housing, and manure management. We'll learn about the different systems Earl has used on this steep hillside farm, which have evolved as bedding materials, results and management preferences have changed. PLEASE NOTE: We will be meeting at Lake Morey FIRST and leaving by 9:15 am promptly then traveling as a group to visit both farms.


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Earl Ransom

Strafford Organic Creamery
Earl Ransom grew up milking cows on this 600-acre farm.  He and his wife, Amy Huyffer, carry on his family’s tradition of managing the land organically, with no herbicides, pesticides or chemical fertilizers.Their herd of 50 mostly-Guernsey cows grazes on rotational pastures for... Read More →



Friday January 17, 2020 10:45am - 12:00pm
Rock Bottom Farm

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