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The Reason I Blog
To whom much is given, much will be expected. — Luke 12:48. My name is Sarah and I am 24 years old, My father started D’Agata’s Fine Family Farm in 2001 when I was 5. My passion for farming grew so much that after high school I moved to Pennsylvania to earn my BS in… Read more
Practicing Biosecurity on and off Farm
Just like humans, plants and animals are susceptible to diseases and pathogens that carry them. Once a disease gets into an area where livestock are kept it may spread quickly and be very hard to eradicate from that area. Preventative measures are the most effective way to treat these diseases. Farms call these measures Biosecurity… Read more
As many of you know, our farm also has an on-site, custom exempt slaughterhouse operated by my father. In order to get a wholesome meat product to our customers’ tables the animal must be killed. In a previous blog I spoke about the time a 5-year-old asked me where meat came from while he looked… Read more