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New Spring Products at FarmTek

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With a new catalog hitting homes shortly, we thought now would be a good time to give a teaser of our new product offerings. We are always looking to add new products that match our customer’s needs, and our most recent product additions will not disappoint. If you are not already a member of our mailing list, sign up today to receive our catalog with the full listing of all our 30,000 plus items.

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Fall 2012 Photo Contest Results!

The iF FoundationThe results are in for our Fall 2012 Photo Contest! With all of the great entries we received this time around, it was difficult for our judges to narrow the pool down to just one winner and five runners-up. We received photos of a huge array of products, from greenhouses and high tunnels, to poultry equipment, to barn curtain and shade material. A big thank you to everyone who sent in photos this year. Don’t be discouraged if you weren’t a winner this time. We will be doing this contest again shortly, so keep the entries coming!

Here’s a look at our winners!

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Cow Tales from the Dairy Farm: Why I’m not a Jersey Fan

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Kathy Benoit, a dairy farmer from our Connecticut office, returns as this week’s FarmTek Farmer.

Farming is one of the few things in this life that is consistently inconsistent. Each type of farm has its own routines, but something always happens to make each day its own special event. Whether it is the corn finally popping up out of the plowed field, or that overdue pregnant cow deciding to calve the night you have to be at a meeting in 20 minutes, things are always changing, but yet, always staying the same. One thing that is an ongoing project for me is dealing with milk fed calves. On my small dairy, I generally keep a manageable sized group of calves to grow on milk. I not only raise calves that my cows have produced, but I bring in newborns from other farms as well. Read more