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Members of the East Olds Dairy Farmers group were recognized for starting the Breakfast on the Dairy Farm event. From left are Larry Arvay, Theo Van der Gun, Martien Huyzer, Miranda Verhoef, Arie Van den Broek and presenter Lorrie Jespersen.

Breakfast on the Dairy Farm an award-winning idea

Over 3,400 people have attended the annual summer event

A group of Olds-area dairy farmers who developed an innovative consumer outreach program are this year’s winner of Award of Distinction for Communication from Alberta Farm Animal Care. “Six years ago the East Olds Dairy Farmers group, which is made up of several dairy farm families, developed the idea to host a breakfast for their […] Read more

They came, they saw, they milked

The fourth annual Breakfast on the Dairy Farm event at Yff Dairy near Red Deer on June 18 attracted more than 500 visitors. Along with a free breakfast, visitors were able to ask questions of milk farmers, a milk hauler, and herd veterinarian. They became acquainted with the cows themselves and even tried their hand […] Read more