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The Return of a Sweet Campus Tradition at the UVM Dairy Bar

By Jeffrey Wakefield Given that they’ve just launched an entire new consumer product line, this group of UVM employees is surprisingly calm, even content. Alfina gazes at a stranger and flicks an ear. Gillian nibbles a student’s sleeve. Both are … Continue reading

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How Technology is Shaping the Future of Farming

By Rene Thibault In New England, Vermont is home to roughly 860 dairy farmers.  It’s a $2.2 billion industry powered by the state’s 134,000 cows.  The essence of the dairy farm hasn’t changed, but walking into the farmyard is a much … Continue reading

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Farm Tours Improve Public Trust of Dairy for First Time Visitors

By Laura Hardie  On a sunny Saturday morning, cicadas buzzed in a nearby field, and the smell of sweet pancakes filled the air. Young children laughed as newly born calves tested out their wobbly legs and gave them salty kisses, … Continue reading

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4 Ways Earth Day is Everyday for Dairy Farmers

By Laura Hardie Soil health is crucial to the health of our water and food supply, especially as our global population is expected to grow to 9 billion by 2050. There are lots of environmental groups who work tirelessly to … Continue reading

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Fun Facts about Eggs

By Alison Kosakowski Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets Spring is the egg’s time to shine. Though they play an important role in baking, quiche, and of course breakfast, the humble egg is often overlooked, or treated like a … Continue reading

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