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A Passionate Life on the Farm—Celebrating National Dairy Month

Published on June 12, 2024 in , ,

Posted on morningagclips.com, June 12, 2024 SHEFFIELD, Mass. — National Dairy Month is a special time for me, a time to celebrate the way of life that has been in […]


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Massachusetts Ice Cream Trail Registration

The deadline to participate in the upcoming 2024 Massachusetts Dairy Promotion Board’s “Massachusetts Ice Cream Trail” has been extended! This ice cream trail will not only promote local businesses but […]


Northeast Dairy Business Innovation Center: Storm and Flood Followup

Find a state-by-state resource list if you were affected by intense storms in July 2023.


State Agricultural Resources Commissioner Randle Tours Storm-Damaged Farms in Western Massachusetts

Published on July 14, 2023 in

Following devastating storms that washed out roads and flooded fields and farms, Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR) Commissioner Ashley Randle visited Western Massachusetts two days this week to meet […]


Livestock Producers: Please Share!

Published on May 31, 2023 in ,

Massachusetts Livestock producers, please take a moment to help the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) understand your experience accessing livestock slaughter and processing services. DPH is conducting a study […]


Healey-Driscoll Administration Names Agricultural Resources Commissioner

Published on February 27, 2023 in ,

BOSTON — Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) Secretary Rebecca Tepper today announced the appointment of Ashley E. Randle to the role of Commissioner of the Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR). […]


Dairy promotion grants available to New England farmers

Published on February 17, 2023 in , ,

Farmers planning local dairy promotion activities can apply for up to $2,400 annually. There are two grant deadlines this year: February 28 and July 14, 2023.


Funding Opportunities Available to Dairy Farmers and Service Providers Through Northeast Dairy Business Innovation Center

Published on August 26, 2022 in , ,

Northeast Dairy Business Innovation Center (NE-DBIC) recently announced several funding opportunities available to dairy farmers and service providers. NE-DBIC serves an eleven-state region, which includes Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, […]


Nine Massachusetts Counties Designated Primary Natural Disaster Areas Due to Drought

Published on August 22, 2022 in , , ,

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced on August 15, 2022, that Secretary Vilsack has designated nine (9) Massachusetts Counties as primary natural disaster areas due to the 2022 drought. […]


Current Drought Conditions Affecting Dairy Farms

Published on August 9, 2022 in , ,

Meteorologist Mike Seidel from The Weather Channel interviews Mark and Tammy Duffy about record heat worsening drought conditions.


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