Cobar Dairy LLC

Mount Upton, NY
350 acres
200+ cows

Mike Barnes purchased the Cobar Dairy LLC in Mount Upton, New York in 1978. His family farms 350 acres and has over 200 cattle, but he is still a relative newcomer in the eyes of some dairy farmers. After all, what are mere decades when some farm families have worked their farms for two centuries or more? Dairy farming has deep roots and many time-honored traditions.

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