Cheesy Pancetta Flatbread

During the summer months, hot weather can make oven-cooking much less appealing. How about a flatbread that makes a great snack or light dinner? You could even cook it on the grill and avoid the oven altogether. This recipe from our friends at The Dairy Alliance uses fontina but go …

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YCs in Washington – Lobbying for Dairy on Capitol Hill

Two Pennsylvania YC couples, Rich and Shelby Holsopple of Friedens (on left in photo), and Brian and Rachel Detwiler from Altoona (on right), ventured to Capitol Hillin early June to advocate for dairy. Joined by 60 other YCs from around the country, the Holsopples and Detwilers met with their representatives …

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Seeing a FARM Evaluation First Hand: Customers are eager to learn more about on-farm practices

What is hygiene scoring? What is a sound cow versus a lame cow? Does your farm work with a vet? These are just a few questions Maryland & Virginia customers are asking. Increasingly, our customers are more attentive to how member farms are evaluated in the areas of animal care, …

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One Farm’s Pursuit of Sustainability: Catching the Right Rays

Like many dairy farmers, Hatcher Ferguson is continually looking for ways to create a more sustainable farm business. A year ago, he invested in a solar-powered system for his family’s farm in Wirtz, Virginia. Today Burnt Chimney Dairy is self-sufficient in its energy use.     In Virginia, there are …

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Maryland & Virginia Honors Members with Inaugural Producer of the Year Award at 99th Annual Meeting

March 28, 2019, Reston, Virginia – Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers Cooperative honored two farm families as Producers of the Year and two families as Producer of the Year Finalists at its 99th Annual Meeting during the Member Recognition Luncheons held this week in Hickory, North Carolina, and York, Pennsylvania. …

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