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Transitioning from Confinement to Pastured Dairy – One Farm’s Process

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This is the first of a series of articles about the transition to grazing for Jonathan and Maryann C
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About the author

Cheryl Cesario is a Grazing Outreach Specialist with the University of Vermont Extension in Middlebury. She works with dairy, beef, and other livestock farmers to get the most out their pastures - balancing the needs of the animals, plants and people. She and her husband Marc graze beef cows and dairy heifers at their farm Meeting Place Pastures in Cornwall, VT.


  1. Tom says:

    An inspiration to us all in the farming community. Keep up the good work Maryann and Jonathan. Also when can i visit? Activities I would like to partake in are; mudding, milking, tubing, fighting,running,laughing. Also can i come play star wars battlefront II?

  2. Curt Gesch says:

    Thank you for this article. I think that there are many people whose cattle are confined for a large part of the year who will benefit from hearing about this process. cg

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