David "Skip" Hardie
David "Skip" Hardie, (69), of Groton, N.Y., is the retiring senior partner of Walnut Ridge Dairy, LLC, along with Steve Palladino, John Fleming and Keith Chapin. The farm milks 1,600 cows and operates 2,200 acres. Skip assists in strategic planning, machinery operation and general farm maintenance.
Additional Business Interests/Affiliations: Walnut Ridge Dairy, LLC; Walnut Ridge Properties; Hardie Farms, Inc.; Cayuga Marketing; Cayuga Milk Ingredients.
Family members who transact business with Farm Credit East: Sister.