Nov. 9 2018
Have you ever wanted to talk directly with other farmers and National Dairy Checkoff staff about dairy promotion but didn't know where to go? Well, now there's an easy way to do it
Nov. 8 2018
After saving up money from bottle-feeding calves, bedding down calf hutches, and cleaning out our garage, our youngest son, Jacob, came up with enough money for a down payment to purchase his first heifer
Nov. 7 2018
I’ve always been the person who wants to compare herself to others. I can’t help it
Nov. 6 2018
Unless you’re living under a rock, you know that today is Election Day
Nov. 6 2018
At four of the national dairy judging contests this year, the Big E in Massachusetts, All-American in Pennsylvania, World Dairy Expo in Wisconsin, and North American International Livestock Expo in Kentucky,...
Nov. 5 2018
New York 4-H has participated in every Dairy Quiz Bowl contest at the North American International Livestock Exposition since the very first, which was held in 1980
Nov. 2 2018
Last year, not even one of our employees called in sick because of the flu
Nov. 1 2018
We were hard at work this Halloween. Things are looking a lot different around the farm
Oct. 31 2018
I had a unique experience the other day. It is interesting how it all started but even more so how it ended
Oct. 30 2018
There are some seasons in life that just seem busier then others. On the farm, it’s almost year-round with spring planting, fall harvest, packed summer months, and braving winter's challenges
Oct. 29 2018
The National Dairy Cattle Evaluation and Management Contest Career Development Event (CDE) took place last week in Indianapolis, Ind., during the National FFA Convention
Oct. 26 2018
When I was in middle school, the barn on my family’s dairy farm burnt down
Oct. 25 2018
Growing up on my family farm out west in Oregon, my mother never had to make field meals. Despite milking cows, we never raised crops
Oct. 24 2018
I understand that there is a time to be professional and a time to be relaxed
Oct. 23 2018
You can find some pretty neat things by going through the archives of Hoard’s Dairyman
Oct. 22 2018
As an industry we are always looking for more ways to excite and entice the next generation to be involved in the dairy industry. 4-H and FFA programs are a base of education and exposure. The next step...
Oct. 19 2018
Any calf that doesn’t drink its milk, is scouring, or looks a little thirsty gets a bottle of electrolytes
Oct. 18 2018
I am sure most of you know that women are starting to take on more responsibility in the agricultural industry. Back in the 1940s and 1950s, you would see a lot of husbands running the farms while the...
Oct. 17 2018
It’s not that I don’t have enough to do already. Yet for some reason, when I get asked to talk to a group of preschoolers about dairy, I always say yes!
Oct. 16 2018
My husband and I live a very unique lifestyle that allows us to include our children in our work