farm and risk-management assistance. For
more information, contact (Florida) Dr. Mary
Sowerby at (386) 362-2771, meso@uﬂ .edu.
or (Georgia) Dr. Curt Lacy at (229) 386-3512,
4) identify barriers to converting from a con- email@example.com.
ventional dairy to a pasture-based production
system. The ﬁ rst 60 producers signing up in Georgia
and Florida will receive $100/year for the three-
year project. They will also receive individual
America’s #1 yogurt brand, Cho-
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bani, ofﬁ cially announced Charlotte, N.C., as
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Chobani’s ofﬁ ces, to be located in the Charlotte
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footing in ’11
Northeast dairy farmers were able to
regain some ﬁ nancial footing in 2011, accord-
ing to Farm Credit East, the region’s largest
agricultural lending cooperative. The informa-
tion comes from Farm Credit’s 2011 Northeast
Dairy Farm Summary report, which reviewed
ﬁ nancial information from 532 participating
dairy farms from New York, New England and
The Dairy Farm Summary results show net
earnings per cow for dairy farms participating
increased $401/cow, to $797/cow in 2011, up
from $396/cow in 2010. For the second year in
a row, cash ﬂ ow on participating dairy farms
was adequate to meet ﬁ nancial commitments
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Tapered Barrel Design in
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New Head Design allows for a better
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