Triple T Organics

Contact Person: Steven Trogstad
Address: 11429 Mill Creek RD SE
City, State, Zip: Chatfield MN 55923
Phone: (507) 951-7017
Email Address: tripletorganics@gmail.com
Best way to contact you: Phone

Current Operation

80 cow bi seasonal grazing operation on 100 acres, with deep buried water and above ground water system to the paddocks, rock travel lanes, wind break for the farmstead [all done through the soil and water cost share programs]. We freshen 40 in the spring and 40 in the fall ,milking is done in a tie stall barn with automatic takeoffs, 40 cows are housed in the tie stall barn in the winter, the rest of the cattle are managed on bedding packs outside, for a low overhead operation. This is an Organic faming operation.

Internship Description

Interns will be involved in the grazing management, all aspects of management of the dairy herd from milking, nutrition, reproduction, maintenance, and some equipment operation.

Intern Skills/Experience

Good interaction skills with livestock and people, good work ethic, some previous farm experience would be nice but not required; willingness to learn.

Internship Timeline

This would have to be discussed.

Internship Stipends/Benefits

There is a possibility there may be housing available.

Family Information

Triple T Organics is a first generation farm, transitioned from conventional agricultural dairy to an organic operation in 2006. The farm is primarily a grass based.

Additional information

Please contact me, Steve Trogstad, via telephone to ensure that I have the best understanding of what you are looking for with your internship program in conjunction with my Organic Dairy Operation.