Lancaster County Dairy Producer Discusses Agritourism and On-Farm Events in New Podcast Episode

Maria Forry Was Interviewed in the New Episode of “Cow-Side Conversations” In the Center for Dairy Excellence’s latest episode of the “Cow-Side Conversations” podcast, Maria Forry, a dairy producer from Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, shared how Oregon Dairy Farm LLC’s annual event – Family Farm Days – reaches up to 10,000 people each year. Throughout the…

Adams County Former Producer Opens Up About How an Unexpected Loss Affected Farm Transition and Mental Health

Michelle Kirk Was Interviewed in the New Episode of “Cow-Side Conversations” In the Center for Dairy Excellence’s latest episode of the “Cow-Side Conversations” podcast, Michelle Kirk, a former beef producer from Adams County, Pennsylvania, opened up about how the unexpected loss of her husband has affected her mental health and her future in agriculture. Throughout…

Clinton County Dairy Farmer Discusses Integrating Beef Into Their Herd in New Podcast Episode

Candice Dotterer White Was Interviewed in the New Episode of “Cow-Side Conversations” In the Center for Dairy Excellence’s latest episode of the “Cow-Side Conversations” podcast, Candice Dotterer White from Dotterer Dairy in Clinton County, Pennsylvania shared how they have diversified their dairy operation by raising and marketing their own beef. With 56 percent of farms…

Perry County Dairy Farmer Discusses Transitioning Between Generations in Podcast

Donny Bartch Was Interviewed in the New Episode of “Cow-Side Conversations” In the Center for Dairy Excellence’s latest episode of the “Cow-Side Conversations” podcast, Donny Bartch of Merrimart Farms in Perry County, Pennsylvania reflected on the complex transition process that comes along with a family business and multiple generations. He also shared their decision to…

Lebanon County Dairy Farmer Shares How His Family Created a Transition Plan

John Kline Discusses His Journey With Succession Planning in New Podcast Episode In the Center for Dairy Excellence’s latest episode of the “Cow-Side Conversations” podcast, John Kline of Klinedale Farms in Lebanon County, Pennsylvania shared the steps his family has taken to create a successful transition plan for his five sons. As his children have…

New Podcast Episode Features Conversation About Rewards and Challenges of Starting a Cheese-Making Business

Emily Montgomery Shares Her Journey With Making Cheese and Managing Growing Demand With October being American Cheese Month, Emily Montgomery of Calkins Creamery on Highland Farms in Wayne County, PA shared how she started making cheese 15 years ago and how she manages growing demand for her farmstead creamery products. In the Center for Dairy…

New Podcast Episode Features Conversation About Farm Accident with PA Dairy Farmer

Brett Reinford Opens Up About a Farm Accident and the Importance of Farm Safety With September 19 marking the start of National Farm Safety and Health Week, Brett Reinford of Reinford Farms in Juniata County, Pennsylvania shared his story about a farm accident he experienced last year. In the Center for Dairy Excellence’s 11th episode…

PA Dairy Farmer Describes How He Manages Feed Costs in Today’s Market

Walt Moore Was Featured in Ninth Episode of Cow-Side Conversations Podcast With grain market prices reaching record highs this spring, Pennsylvania dairy producers are continuing to see feed costs that are well above historical averages. During the Center for Dairy Excellence’s ninth episode of the “Cow-Side Conversations” podcast, Walt Moore of Walmoore Holsteins in Chester…