Prominent farmer and dairy herd manager of Emmadine Farms and Foremost Dairies.
1873-1934 | Artist: Robert Wadsworth Grafton (1876-1936)
Impact & Accomplishments
A native of Wisconsin, Jimmy Dodge became manager of Hood Farm in Lowell, Massachusetts, in 1896. There he bred Jersey cattle and Berkshire hogs.
In 1923, J. C. Penney hired him to manage his Guernsey herds at Emmadine Farm and Foremost Dairies, in Hopewell Junction, New York.
A year after Dodge’s death, Alvin Sanders published a biography of the “farm-minded boy who won his way to fame in animal husbandry.” He was inducted into the National Dairy Shrine.
Did You Know?
Vintage milk delivery box from Emmadine Farms - managed by Jimmy Dodge.