Sept. 10 2018
We are in the dairy business with milk being our primary source of revenue, but ultimately, we also sell beef
Sept. 10 2018
While some dairy farmers would still like to see highly visible dairy advertising spots, those initiatives had become feel-good campaigns yielding little in the way of new product sales. The revamped
Sept. 10 2018
Wind has damaged their farm not once, but twice in the past two years, but the Carlson family has a fighting spirit that keeps them thriving
Sept. 6 2018
I do a lot of maintenance around the farm and some of it requires PVC pipe repair. To keep the PVC primer and glue together, since they are both used at the same time, I took duct tape and taped both
Aug. 25 2018
Jumping onto the bed of my pickup truck to get a different hitch, chain, or whatever I might have on there gets harder as I get older. To make that easier and prevent me from having to climb up, I mad
Aug. 25 2018
It is getting real out there in the dairy industry. It is not necessary for me to tell you twice. We see it in every state, with every style of farm, and size is not a factor. Dairy farmers are strugg
Aug. 25 2018
Old barns have history embedded in their walls. If those walls could talk, what stories they could tell of the joys and hardships of their farms
Aug. 25 2018
Thirty-two years is a long way in the future, but dairyman Mike McCloskey has some strong ideas about technology tools the industry will use to get there
Aug. 24 2018
While Nestle and Fonterra both have joined the A1-free milk protein movement, skeptics remain. To that, The a2 Milk Company welcomes additional research
Aug. 22 2018
According to the Tulare County Farm Bureau, Tulare County is the third biggest farming county in America.In 2016, its total gross agricultural production value was a staggering $6.3 billion
Aug. 10 2018
When a newborn calf is moved into its individual pen in the calf barn at Endres Jazzy Jerseys, it is not ear tagged immediately. In order to keep calves correctly identified at the Lodi, Wis., farm, a
Aug. 10 2018
Karen BohnertWe get 18 summers with our children. Sometimes when I hear that, I think that is not enough. But, then there have been times when I honestly question how in the world will I make it throu
Aug. 10 2018
Time-lapse photography is defined by Wikipedia as “a technique whereby the frequency at which film frames are captured is much lower than that used to view the sequence
Aug. 10 2018
In the late 1800s, New York City had a problem. The growth of the city had been so rapid that all of the extra horses were choking the city with piles of brown manure that threatened to stunt the growth
Aug. 10 2018
Founded in Australia 18 years ago, The a2 Milk Company established a U.S. market presence in 2015
July 15 2018
At Migliazzo and Sons Dairy of Atwater, Calif., milking towels are kept close by in these handy towel holders. The farm took 3-1/2-gallon plastic pails and cut a hole out of the bottom. Clean towels a
July 15 2018
With a water bottle in hand and branded shirt, boots, and sunglasses on, Michael Azevedo is out the door to greet the sunshine of the Central Valley of California
July 15 2018
Since his grandfather had a cottage by the Chesapeake Bay, Duane’s family spent summer holidays there. It was only natural that Duane and I followed suit with our children
July 15 2018
It disheartens us to come to grips with this notion . . . dairy’s trendline looks far closer to hogs than it does to beef. That’s because no other sector outside of swine has consolidated at
July 15 2018
Our world is all about balance. Just enough of this, not too much of that. Keeping this balance is important for maintaining sustainability of systems, whether we’re talking about the environment...