Air Hill Acres Farm in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, is among the 2018 Clean Water Farm Award winners. The farm's owners, Justin and Doreen Geisinger, were presented the award by Pennsylvania Association of Conservation Districts, Inc., and Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection.
According to the PACD press release, the farm has 70 beef and 40 dairy cows on 135 acres of pasture. Air Hill Acres is an organic, 100% grazing dairy that also custom raises steers. Best management practices include rotational grazing, concrete manure storage, stream crossings, livestock fencing, and a grassed waterway. The Geisinger's host many farm tours and pasture walks.
The farm was featured in this YouTube video on soil health.
Congratulations to the Geisingers and all of the winners!
About American Dairy Association North East
American Dairy Association North East (ADA North East) is the dairy farmer-funded organization funded by participating dairy farmer’s checkoff investment to build demand and sales for milk and dairy foods throughout the local region. Representing nearly 11,000 dairy farm families in Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and northern Virginia, ADA North East develops and implements local programs to drive milk and dairy sales at retail outlets and in schools. The organization also conducts consumer education about dairy through events, traditional and social media, and in collaboration with health professionals through National Dairy Council®. ADA North East works closely with Dairy Management Inc.™, the national dairy checkoff organization, to support nutrition research, national partnerships and developing export markets for dairy to bring a fully integrated promotion program to the region. For more information, visit www.AmericanDairy.com.