UVM Extension Presents: Across the Fence featuring Greenfield Highland Beef

A.T. Fence
September 8, 2015

The Life, Death and Afterlife of a Vermont Steer
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Seven Days
March 15, 2015

Shat Acres Highland is grand champion.
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Barton Chronicle
February 4, 2015

Local couple go to the show ring and the lab to boost cattle breed. Click here

The Times Argus
March, 2014

Shat Acres Farm Featured in The Vermont Farm Table Cookbook.

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Written by: Tracey Medeiros
Photography by: Oliver Parini
From: Vermont Farm Table Cookbook
May, 2013

Milton Students Take Off to Meet First Lady

"As the Milton bunch rolls through school to begin their journey to Washington, D.C., the excitement in the air is building. (Greenfield Highland Beef donates beef). Read more..."

From: WCAX
April 3, 2013

All in the family at Shat Acres

"Have you made plans to celebrate Mother's Day this Sunday? Does it involve a bale of hay and a bucket of milk? It does for one Northeast Kingdom woman. Read more..."

From: WCAX
May 7, 2012

Greenfield Highland Beef

"The Shatney family has been raising Highland cattle on Shat Acres Farm in Greensboro Bend, Vt. for over 40 years. They market their beef under the brand name Greenfield Highland Beef. Their herd is the third largest in the United States. Read more..."

From: The Essex Reporter
January 5, 2012

Shatney farm's cattle head for Denver

"If a paper mill worker had not died in the terrible industrial accident in the 1960's, Ray Shatney probably wouldn't be driving to Denver in January. But the man did die, and one of his cows ended up in Sheffield. It caught the eye of Carroll Shatney, Ray's father. Read more..."

From: The Chronicle
December 14, 2011

It's All About the Beef

"The farms that raise Highland Beef are small to large in scale, from commercial to hobby, from grass to grain to organic. But as we contemplate the success of our different operations, the quality of the beef is predominantly the concern. Read more..."

From: The Chanter
Spring / Summer 2011

Farmer points to gap in Vermont slaughter regulationsFarmer points to gap in Vermont slaughter regulations

"They are humanely raised-- that is what our promotion is for selling Greenfield Highland beef-- we take excellent care of these cattle," Shatney said. Recently a wayward heifer showed up on his farm numerous times, dodging traffic on busy Route 16. But after returning the heifer several times, it kept returning. Read more...

From: WCAX
April 28, 2011

Twin calves named by Vt. kids grow into award-winning cows

Meet Cinnamon Raisin and her twins Crimson and Clover. These cows are national champs. "What is amazing about these three animals is these are twins and it is the first time in the history of the National Western Stock Show that a pair of Highland twins have won the cow calf championship," said Ray Shatney of Shat Acres Farm. Read more...

From: WCAX
February 4, 2011

Shatney to help lead cattle association

Ray Shatney, of greensboro bend, was elected to the board of the American Highland Cattle Association during the organization's recent convention...read more.

Combing for a Cause

the Scottish Highland duo were guests at Morristown Graded School, where eager students combed their shaggy reddish-brown hair and carefully placed the combings into a cardboard box. The hair will help to clean up the disastrous oil spill threatening wildlife and livelihoods along the Gulf Coast... read more.

From: Stowe Reporter
May 27, 2010

Shat Acres finds success with branded beef

Carroll Shatney spent more than 40 years raising and improving his herd of highland cattle in Greensboro, VT... read more.

From: Country Folks New England Farm Weekly
February 8, 2010

Greensboro Family's Champion Highlands

A little treat usually does the trick, but if the cows don't come, the horn usually does the trick.. read more.

From: WCAX
July 24, 2009

Dinner on the Hoof, Greenfield Highland Beef

Each spring Janet Steward prepares a mammal unit for her first-grade students at Morristown Elementary School...read more.

From: The Montpelier Bridge
July 23, 2009

Highland Beef Big Hit at the Big E

On a sunny, blue sky,70+ degree day in September a day any fair committee would wish for, the Big E celebrated Vermont Day 2008, highlighling Vermont-raised Highland beef in the Harvest Kitchen in the Better Living Center. (Rumor has it twenty three thousand peopie passed through the gates on that Saturday, September 20th, 2008.) The governor of Vermont and his wife even stopped by the Harvest Kitchen...read more.

From: The Chanter, Northeast Highland Cattle Association Newsletter
Spring, 2009

Local beef to help Hardwick Community: Hardwick food pantry receives meat loaf made from locally sourced food donations.

Greenfield Highland Beef of Greensboro Bend and Plainfield, USDA certified grass fed and grass finished beef, is planning to donate 10 pounds of groumd beef each month to
Hardwick Food Pantry... read more.

From: The Center for an Agricultural Community
February 9, 2008

Highland Cow name queen of her breed at national show

If Cinnamon Swirl holds her nose up any higher and carries her 1,350 pounds more regally than the 50 other Scottish Highland cows at Shat-Acres Farm, she has good reason... read more.

From: The Caledonia Record
February 27,2004