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Crasdale Farms

The Craswell family has operated the Crasdale Farm in Hunter River since 1850. More recently, in 2014, they built a no-stall, parlour-style dairy barn, with a robotic milker and an automated feeding system.

CBC News
January 22, 2021
PEI Dairy News

10 things to know about cows

Here are some funny things to know about cows from some of the people who know them best — P.E.I. beef farmer Kurt Duncan of Cornwall and dairy farmer Bloyce Thompson from Frenchfort.

CBC News
January 22, 2021
PEI Dairy News

Why P.E.I. dairy farmers are worried about how they'll feed their cows this winter

Veteran dairy farmer describes this as the toughest growing season in 42 years

CBC News
January 22, 2021
PEI Dairy News

P.E.I. dairy sees 30% drop in demand

With restaurants across Canada and the U.S. shut down in the COVID-19 pandemic, the P.E.I.-based dairy ADL is having to deal with a marketplace that has been 'disrupted overnight.'

CBC News
January 22, 2021
PEI Dairy News

P.E.I. dairy farmers in 'for a tough year'

With the closure of restaurant dining rooms during the COVID-19 pandemic cutting into demand, P.E.I.'s dairy farmers have reduced production.

CBC News
January 22, 2021