Bootstrap @ Corse Family Farm – Breed Choices at Corse Farm:

By Abbie Corse of Corse Family Farm The Bootstrap writers were asked this month to write about the breed choices their farms made, their personal preferences, and how they’d like to see the herd evolve in the future. One of Organic Valley’s staff vets is fond of saying, “there’s just nothing like black and white on green. I just love seeing a field of black and white on green.” And he’s referring to the Holsteins. The cow that I would... Read More

Announcing the Start of the 2013 Bootstrap Blog

            We are thrilled to announce the start to the 2013 Bootstrap blogging season! This year, the Bootstrap blog – entering its third year – will focus entirely on up-and-coming dairy farmers.  Some are newly transitioned from apprenticeships on other farms and excited to be building their own operations and others grew up living and breathing the family farm and are now moving into leadership roles.  ... Read More

Dairy Applications Rolling in for the 2013 Bootstrap Blog – Apply Now!

Dairy farmers!  Apply now to be a 2013 Bootstrap blog writer with NYFC.  2013 will be the year of dairy, and farmers will be compensated for sharing their expertise and reflections.  There are only three positions available for the 2013 season, so get in touch with us soon if you might be interested. Blog Details While in past years the blog has focused more on vegetable growers, the 2013 series will exclusively feature dairy farmers. The goal... Read More

Apply Now to be a 2013 Bootstrap Blogger

The Bootstrap Blog – featuring viewpoints of farmers in their beginning years of running a farm – is entering its third year with a landslide of enthusiasm. With special thanks to the six farmer-contributors who made 2012 a success, the blog series continues to be a wonderful resource of inspiration and ideas for the next generation of farmers. Read over the entire 2012 blog at the 2012 Bootstrap Blogger Hub. While in past years the blog... Read More