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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 a consultant specializing in grass based and organic livestock production. She also teaches workshops, and is the author of Organic Dairy Production, co-author of The Organic Dairy Handbook and Transitioning to Organic Dairy – a Self Assessment Workbook. She is currently writing a new book on grazing management, available through Chelsea Green Publishing in the spring of 2016.


Flack Family Farm Website
Sarah Flack Consulting Website

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
eBook: 9781603583527
Pub. Date April 28, 2011

Available In/Retail Price

Paperback, 104 pages, $12.95

eBook, 104 pages, $12.95