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Herding Cattle, Shepherding Students

Thursday, May 4th, 2017

On the Cummings School farm, students learn to how to handle farm species from a man with plenty of experience: Scott Brundage.

Winter on the Farm

Thursday, March 9th, 2017

Winter on the farm is a time for new life. The farm team welcomed over 40 lambs during lambing season (January-February), as well as the usual newborn piglets and calves. The team works through rain,… Read More

The View from the Farm

Friday, August 5th, 2016

Summertime on the farm means blue skies and baby animals. Here are some of our favorite shots from this summer. Source: http://cummingsvoices.tufts.edu/2016/08/the-view-from-the-farm/

Scott Brundage

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

Scott Brundage of Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University has worked on farms since he was a child. He attended an agriculture high school and college.  As Herdsman of Cummings School Farm, Brundage… Read More

In Sheep Shape

Friday, November 15th, 2013

The veterinary teaching flock moves into a new home, which replaces a 70-year-old structure

Escape from Farmageddon

Tuesday, September 11th, 2012

One breed of livestock vanishes from the planet every month. Why that’s not a good thing for any of us, and what Tufts is doing about it

Bred Winners

Monday, February 28th, 2011

The Tufts farm team knows a thing or two about quality livestock. Two of the veterinary school’s cows won prizes this fall at the largest fair in Worcester County.

Raising Livestock 101

Monday, February 28th, 2011

As the eat-local movement grows, newbie farmers head to school to learn their ABCs