Valley farmers profiled for sustainability

Valley farmers profiled for sustainability Published on 12/19/2013 – 1:42 pm Written by Business Journal staff Giacomazzi Dairy uses conservation tillage to reduce erosion, water runoff and particulate matter.Giacomazzi Dairy uses conservation tillage to reduce erosion, water runoff and particulate matter.Four Valley farms were among 45 profiled in a report by the American Farmland Trust…

Struggling dairy farmers debate breeding technique

Struggling dairy farmers debate breeding technique Published online on Friday, Oct. 02, 2009 By Robert Rodriguez / The Fresno Bee The use of a specialized breeding technique to boost the number of milking cows by thousands is generating debate in California’s dairy industry. Some say it doesn’t make sense to produce more milk as farmers…

Dairy-Cow Kill to Double Milk Price After Slump

To contact the reporter on this story: Jeff Wilson in Chicago at jwilson29@bloomberg.net June 22 (Bloomberg) — Dino Giacomazzi, whose great- grandfather started the Giacomazzi Dairy in Hanford, California, in 1893, said he had no choice but to sell 100 cows, or 11 percent of his herd, in the past four months. Rising feed prices…