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Names in the News: June 11, 2013 issue

PD Staff Published on 10 June 2013

Names in the News

Hatcher Family Dairy
College Grove, Tennessee

Today show host Al Roker visited the Hatcher Family Dairy in College Grove, Tennessee. His tour included a farm breakfast, feeding calves and a concert by a local band.

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Ingleside Dairy Farm
Lexington, Virginia

The Roanoke Times featured the Ingleside Dairy Farm of Rockbridge County in a story detailing their decision to shift to a robotic milking system and the results of the decision a year after the shift.

Dave Pribek
Kewaunee County, Wisconsin

Dave Pribek was recently featured in an article in the Green Bay Gazette . Pribek is the owner/operator of Kewaunee County-based Pribek Trucking. The article was titled “The Milk-Man: A day in the life(style) of a key player in Wisconsin’s dairy industry.”

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Kipp Hinz
Ellsworth, Wisconsin

When a late snowstorm knocked out the power in Ellsworth, Wisconsin, 23-year-old Kipp Hinz was featured in a news piece aired by KARE 11 explaining the effect a power outage has on a dairy farm.

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Jeff True
Perry, New York

A New York Times article focusing on immigration and labor issues in the dairy industry featured Jeff True, owner of True Farms in western New York. True had recently lost 12 of his 14 workers after being informed by government officials that the workers were in the country illegally.

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