Department of Agriculture

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12/13/2017
CONNECTICUT’S LARGEST DAIRY FARM EXPANDS WITH EYE TOWARD COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT, EDUCATION
  ELLINGTON – Building a 350,000 square-foot dairy barn and milking parlor that houses thousands of cows in a relatively visible part of town is naturally going to focus a lot of public attention on the operation.

12/6/2017
HISTORIC PORTER FARM PROTECTED FOREVER UNDER STATE’S FARMLAND PRESERVATION PROGRAM
  HEBRON - Mike Porter was a teenager when he began milking cows and harvesting crops on his family’s farm more than four decades ago.

11/28/2017
STOP-SALES ORDER ISSUED TO RAW MILK SUPPLIER
  The Connecticut Dept. of Agriculture has issued a stop-sales order to a raw milk supplier whose products made a New Jersey woman ill, prompting a health warning from the federal Centers for Disease Control (CDC).