Platte Valley Has a Dairy Good History

Larry Vyvey gives a history lecture on Platte Valley’s dairy farming history

Retired dairy farmer and teacher Larry Vyvey was a special guest at Tuesday’s Talk on April 16 where he gave a lecture on the history of dairy farming in the area.

Vyvey is part of a family tradition of dairy farmers. He learned the dairy trade from his father before earning his bachelor’s in agriculture education at the University of Wyoming (UW). He was also a member of the Dairy Farm judging team at UW. He worked as a 4th-grade teacher and taught for 26 years before retiring from Saratoga Elementary in 1998.

“From 1958 to 1961, I worked at the UW experimental dairy farm, which was part of t...


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