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Organic Dairy Production

By Sarah Flack
Illustrated by Jocelyn Langer

Farm & Garden

Part of the NOFA guides. Includes information on:

  • Soils, the foundation of health (manure management)
  • Crop production and grazing management (forage species, pasture management, setting up a grazing system)
  • Livestock (selection, nutrition, winter and summer feed considerations, seasonal milking, habitat, herd health, milk quality)
  • Marketing (selling fluid milk, regulations, facility and equipment, selling raw milk)
  • Recordkeeping
  • The transition to organic

Featuring examples from various farms in the Northeast.


Sarah Flack

Sarah Flack is the author of Organic Dairy Production and is a nationally known speaker and consultant on grazing and organic livestock. She grew up on a Vermont family farm that used management intensive grazing and mob stocking, and she has studied Alan Savory’s Holistic Planned Grazing. Sarah has a master’s degree in plant and soil science from the University of Vermont. She has written extensively about grass farming and is well known in the ACRES community. When she is not traveling, Sarah lives in northern Vermont on her small solar-powered farm.


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January 15, 2016

Sarah Flack at Vermont Winter Grazing Conference

1 Clubhouse Road, Fairlee, VT, 05045 | Sarah Flack
Sarah Flack will present at the Vermont Winter Grazing Conference, which will take place January 15 and 16th in Fairlee, VT. More details to come.

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Calculating Paddock Size on Organic Dairy Pastures

Creating a Grazing Map in Accordance with the New Access to Pasture Rule

Calculating Dry Matter Intake in Organic Pastures Using Pasture Stick

Organic Dairy Production

Pages:104 pages
Book Art:Black and white line drawings
Size: 6 x 9 inch
Publisher:Chelsea Green Publishing
Paperback: 9781603583510
Pub. Date April 28, 2011

Available In/Retail Price

Paperback, 104 pages, $12.95