What We Think: Raw-Milk Decisions Belong To Consumers

Legislators are considering changing laws this year relating to the sale of raw
milk and we agree they should modify them.

Butter Maker Moves Bigger

More than a year after introducing buttermilk to its line of sea-salted and
unsalted butters, Kates Homemade Butter of Old Orchard Beach is experiencing
growing pains. Owner and founder Daniel Patry never imagined his company would grow from producing 300 pounds of butter each year to distributing 1 million pounds of butter west to the Mississippi River and as far south as Georgia.

The Debate Over Raw Milk

March 9, 2010 Jade Olds, WKBT.com

More income for farming families is one of the reasons Wisconsin State Representative Chris Danou is a strong supporter of the Raw Milk Bill. On the other side of the debate are health officials that believe the risks of selling raw milk far outweigh the benefits.

Shamrock Farms Wants You To Share A Shot To Win The Spotlight

March 9, 2010 Shamrock Farms

It’s the most exciting time of year in college basketball, but why should collegiate athletes have all the fun? Shamrock Farms is teaming up with ESPN college basketball analyst Jay Bilas to launch the Rockin’ Refuel Most Rockin’ Basketball Shot Contest. The contest coincides with the national launch of Shamrock Farms Rockin’ Refuel, a new protein-fortified chocolate milk that helps athletes rebuild and repair muscles after exercise.

NY Commissioner Asks USDA To Consider Class I Milk Price Floor

New York State Agriculture Commissioner Patrick Hooker recently wrote to USDA
Secretary Thomas Vilsack encouraging him to consider the benefits of
establishing a national floor for the Class I prices.