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Farmers’ Voices Make A Difference

By   /  September 23, 2013  /  1 Comment

The article in the September 10 issue (Out-sourcing/Non-sourcing Farm Visits) inspired The Grass Whisperer to share this piece with us that he wrote in 2008 after making a trip to the nation’s capital. Troy has been active in speaking up for farmers, and he wants you to know that you can do it too!

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Graze-NY supporters and staff with Congressman Michael Arcuri at the press conference announcing the
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Troy Bishopp, aka “The Grass Whisperer” is a seasoned grazier and grasslands advocate who owns, manages and linger-grazes at Bishopp Family Farm in Deansboro, NY with his understanding wife, daughters, grandchildren and parents. Their certified organic custom grazing operation raise dairy heifers, grass-finished beef and backgrounds feeder cattle on 180 acres of owned and leased pastures. Troy also mentors farmers on holistic land management for the Madison County Soil and Water Conservation District and the Upper Susquehanna Coalition as their regional grazing specialist. This award-winning free-lance writer, essayist and photographer maintains a website presence at www.thegrasswhisperer.com

1 Comment

  1. Troy Bishopp says:

    Damn, I always cry at the end because I miss my Grandfather, Jimmy Steele.

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