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Rising farm income may help Valley dairy industry

Rising farm income may help Valley dairy industry

Farm profits in the United States are expected to rise for the first time in three years during 2017, according to a recent forecast by the United States Department of Agriculture. By: Jared Kline


Farm fromage: Arrowsmiths find niche with cheese

PEACH BOTTOM, Pa. — Jerseys and cheese go hand-in-hand at Hillacres Jerseys in Peach Bottom, Pennsylvania. Tom and Mandy Arrowsmith have a 51-cow registered dairy herd that has seen success in the show ring and is the foundation for their on-farm creamery. By: Charlene M. Shupp Espenshade


California Quota Proposal Finalized

California’s Producer Review Board (PRB) finalized its quota recommendations last week in its fourth and final meeting. The proposal will now go to California’s Secretary of Agriculture, with a producer referendum expected next month. By: JIM DICKRELL