Snowy Day

Finally, Snow! Snow makes it harder for us to do our jobs on the farm when it comes. Our herd’s routine is the priority, so on a snowy day like today, the cows don’t eat late, the farmers are working on the fetch list promptly at 6am, and our girls should be none-the-wiser that we’ve … Read more

A look at the local dairy farm community with Barstow’s in Hadley

  by: Adam Belson Posted: Jan 11, 2022 / 02:12 PM EST (Mass Appeal) – January 11th is National Milk Day so we invited Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery in to discuss their family’s involvement in our local farm community. Denise Barstow Manz talked about how the industry, and her family’s farm has evolved over the past … Read more

Name the Calf Contest “Y & Z”

Here at Barstow’s Longview Farm everybody has a personality so everybody has a name. Calves born around the same time have names that begin with the same letter. These calves were born in the last half of December. Congratulations to our Name the Calf Contest winners! Yogurt by Cindy Janke Yodel by John Hayes Yennifer … Read more

Barstow’s is Back OPEN

After a short scheduled break, Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery is OPEN daily, weekends 8am-3pm and weekdays 6am-3pm. Today is our first day back open! Come visit us for breakfast, lunch, baked goods, beef, prepared foods, grocery staples, and friendly service. We can’t wait to see you – we missed you! A reminder to sign … Read more

Automatic Calf Feeding

The right fit for our farm Purchasing an automatic calf feeder had been on our wish list for a long time, but it wasn’t just the cost that was keeping us from making moves. Calf feeders from other companies weren’t fitting our goals for calf rearing. Hygiene was a priority and the Holm & Laue … Read more

Calf Star Calf Coats

Call 413-586-5584 or Email for pricing Double Insulated Calf Jacket Comes with a fully adjustable front belt buckle and elastic back straps. Comes in small and large sizes and in either pink or blue.

DD-2 Digital Dairy Refractometer

Call 413-586-5584 or Email for pricing DD-2 Digital Dairy Refractometer WHAT IS A REFRACTOMETER? A Refractometer is a precision optical instrument designed to measure the concentration or mixture ratio of water soluble fluids. It measures refractive index, the speed at which light passes through a liquid. The denser the liquid the slower the light will travel through it, … Read more

Hanna Instruments PH/ORP/Temperature Combo Tester

Call 413-586-5584 or Email for pricing Hanna Instruments PH/ORP/Temperature Combo Tester A reliable, waterproof tester that ensures quick and easy measurements of both pH and ORP.  This accurate pH and ORP tester features 0.01 pH resolution with automatic two-point calibration and temperature compensation in a single, portable, pocket device.  No switching between meters for your … Read more

Hygiena SystemSure Plus

Call 413-586-5584 or Email for pricing Hygiena SystemSure Plus THE ATP METER THE PERFECT TOOL TO HELP DETERMINE THE LEVEL OF PATHOGEN BUILDUPS Accurate and traceable verification of the hygienic status of a surface or water Ensures product quality and extends product shelf life Optimizes chemical/sanitizer usage Assists in developing and improving hygiene procedures The … Read more

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