By Jane Margolies on Friday, Mar. 4, 2016 - 7:29 pm
Above: The Bovina creamery building. Photo by Stephen O'Grady.  When the Bovina Center Co-op Dairy, better known as the Bovina creamery, was shuttered in 1973, it was a sure sign that the Delaware County town’s best dairying days were over. After seven... Read more
By Beth McKellips on Monday, Jun. 30, 2014 - 2:33 pm
By Julia Reischel on Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011 - 2:09 pm
Photo by Flickr user Skånska Matupplevelser. A local farming couple is planning to build a creamery in Delaware County, and hoping to bring the future of Catskills dairy farming with them. By building the Kortright Creek Creamery, goat farmers Tom and... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Jun. 17, 2010 - 12:42 am
Sullivan County planners have been looking into building a small creamery, hoping to help the county's few dozen remaining dairy farms survive. Not so fast, says local economic consultant Marc Baez. The Sullivan County Democrat reported last week:... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Apr. 19, 2010 - 11:19 am
Many New Yorkers are looking to halt the march of natural-gas drilling in their vast watershed. Manhattan borough president Scott Stringer has the support of dozens of NYC organizations for his "Kill the Drill" campaign. Mayor Michael Bloomberg has been... Read more
By wateradmin on Monday, Apr. 19, 2010 - 9:41 am
By WP Newsroom on Monday, Mar. 29, 2010 - 4:53 pm
We attended the Department of Justice's visit to Batavia to talk dairy today -- you can see our minute-by-minute coverage of the event here. The hearing was an historic one: the first time the DOJ has actually met dairy farmers on their own turf. This... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Wednesday, Mar. 3, 2010 - 6:42 pm
According to Dairy Herd Management, bright prospects for Domino's could be driving up dairy prices nationwide. Increased pizza consumption may help trim excess cheese supplies and provide a lift for beleaguered dairy producers still reeling from a milk-... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2010 - 12:41 pm
It's been the worst year for dairy farmers in memory--a year of catastrophic prices in which many farmers went deep in debt just to stay in business. Will 2010 bring any relief? Maybe so. Prices are picking up. And New York's dairy outlook is brighter... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Feb. 4, 2010 - 12:55 pm
The New York Times paints a devastating portrait of Dean Pierson, the Copake dairy farmer who shot and killed 51 of his cows and then himself last month. George Beneke, the family vet for 40 years, said Dean Pierson was a good farmer, just as his father... Read more


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