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Dairy name: Schoe-Acres Dairy
Location: Phelps, New York
Herd size: 150
Farm size: 450 acres

5 things I can’t live without:
  1. Family
    “I definitely couldn’t live without my wife, Catharina, or my two boys, Jacob and Isaac. My family is very important to me. My son, Isaac, helps on the farm on the crop end and Jacob teaches in New Hampshire.”
  2. Grandkids
    “I have three grandkids – Jacob has two girls, one is 3 months and one is 3. Isaac has a son...
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With food recalls continuing to making news headlines, now more than ever consumers want to be assured that the food they eat is safe. And, while the magnitude of food safety continues to be an ongoing concern for consumers, Dairy Farmers of America has not only made food safety a part of its mission, but also is working toward becoming an industry leader on the topic.

DFA, through its Global Dairy Products Group (GDPG), introduced the Safe Quality Foods (SQF) initiative three years...

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Fabian Bernal | Dairy Production Manager | Medina, Ohio

Fabian Bernal starts every day the same way his grandfather did on their farm near Bogotá D.C., Colombia — with a smile.

From an early age, Bernal, a native of Bogotá, knew he was destined to work in the dairy industry, but says he didn’t realize in what capacity until 2001. He was studying at the University of La Salle in Colombia when he decided to take advantage of a study abroad opportunity at Western Kentucky University (WKU...

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To cater to consumers looking for lower fat options to their favorite cheeses, Dairy Farmers of America recently introduced reduced-fat and fat-free options to its Borden® Cheese line. The new products pack plenty of flavor into any dish or stand-alone snack.

Borden Cheese’s new products, which arrived on supermarket shelves earlier this year, include 2 percent Mozzarella Shredded Cheese and 2 percent Sharp Cheddar Chunk as well as 2 percent Swiss, 2 percent Pepper Jack and Fat-Free...

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