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Farm Fresh Podcast: Mackinson Dairy Farm

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Did you know it only takes about 48 hours for milk to go from the farm to the grocery store? Now that’s Farm Fresh!

Find out more from Mary Mackinson Faber, a fifth generation family dairy farmer. Listen to our Farm Fresh Podcast to hear about cow care and how Mackinson Dairy Farm is using social media to share their story.

Hear the Farm to Table segment every Wednesday at 12:45 p.m. on WJBC Radio.

Farm Fresh Podcast: Caring for Pigs When Weather Outside is Frightful

When the temperature drops below zero or a blizzard brings blowing snow, livestock farmers have to take extra measures to ensure the safety and comfort of their animals.

Find out how Bane Family Pork Farm works to keep their pigs warm, dry & toasty when the weather outside gets frightful in this week’s Farm Fresh Podcast with local farmer Pat Bane. Plus check out the video clip of baby piglets on Pat’s farm (above).

Tune in every Wednesday at 12:45 p.m. for the Farm to Table segment on WJBC radio.

Farm Fresh Podcast: Caring for Cattle in the Cold

As the temperature drops, farmers work to keep their animals comfortable in the cold. Local farmer, Matt Witte, shares how he cares for cattle during the winter months.

Keeping cattle in good physical condition with high protein feed and plenty of water is an important part of keeping them warm.

Tune in to WJBC radio or stream it live online every Wednesday at 12:45 p.m. for the Farm to Table segment.

Farm Fresh Podcast: Bring on the Beef

Quality beef starts on the farm with quality care and feed. In this week’s Farm Fresh Podcast, local farmer, Rick Dean, talks about the two new beef barns his family recently constructed to expand their cattle operation.

From keeping the animals comfortable to managing the manure for use as fertilizer, listen to the clip to hear the whole story about how the Dean family raises beef cattle.

Tune in to WJBC radio or stream it live online every Wednesday at 12:45 p.m. for the Farm to Table segment.

Farm Fresh Podcast: Bring on the Beef

Quality beef starts on the farm with quality care and feed. In this week’s Farm Fresh Podcast, local farmer, Rick Dean, talks about the two new beef barns his family recently constructed to expand their cattle operation.

From keeping the animals comfortable to managing the manure for use as fertilizer, listen to the clip to hear the whole story about how the Dean family raises beef cattle.

Tune in to WJBC radio or stream it live online every Wednesday at 12:45 p.m. for the Farm to Table segment.

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