From the Farm Spotlight

07-27-2017 in Green Farmstead Partner

The Bahl family farm in Dubuque County has been growing since it was founded over 150 years ago. With the addition of a new dairy barn to planting trees, the Bahl farm continues to thrive and grow.
Mike Bahl called the Coalition to learn about opportunities in expanding the family dairy herd. With the farm’s location within the city limits, Bahl contacted the Coalition to help with the expansion, as well as working with fellow neighbors and ultimately planting trees.
In working with neighbors and doing things right, the newly planted trees work for visual screening and odor reduction around the constructed facility. That is why this month the Bahl family farm is the Green Farmstead Program From the Farm Spotlight.

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