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Resources for Dairy Farmers

The following list of educational and financial resources are available for dairy farmers. From dairy education and youth in agricultural to farm profitability and business tools, there is something to learn or a new connection that can be made for dairy farmers across the state of Pennsylvania. Educational Penn State Extension Dairy Team - Articles,…
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Assistive Technology: In and Around the Dairy Barn

Each year, AgrAbility PA works with dairy farmers throughout the state to make recommendations on assistive technology devices that are available to help in and around the dairy barn. Some of these options include: [caption id="attachment_2676" align="alignright" width="212"] Rail System in a dairy barn[/caption] Rail system: This system acts as a carrier for the milking…
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From 1840 to present: A Tradition of Family Dairy Farming

The year was 1840: Martin Van Buren was president of the United States of America, Antarctica was discovered as a continent, and Philip Dean’s great-great-grandparents started a dairy farm in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania. It may seem like a long time ago – it was. But Philip thinks back to that year with a sense of…
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PSU’s Ag Fraternity raises $1,000 for local garlic farmer

The students of Penn State University's Delta Theta Sigma, a social professional agricultural fraternity, hosted a fundraiser for AgrAbility PA clients Matt & Amy Cook. The fraternity raised $1,000 for Matt to purchase additional garlic drying racks for his farm. AgrAbility PA began working with Matt in 2015 after he was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS). [caption id="attachment_2640"…
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