March 1 2021
The Hoard’s Dairyman Cow Judging Contest closes March 25, 2021
Feb. 26 2021
A year ago I was networking with hundreds of people from all over the country. Today I am attending Zoom meetings. Both experiences have provided me something to be grateful for
Feb. 25 2021
Cryoport Systems' technology tracks the internal and external conditions of each shipment every five minutes
Feb. 25 2021
In a chapter of life filled with love and sacrifice, allow your heart to take in the small glittering moments of motherhood
Feb. 24 2021
Giving our best to our farm is what makes us a good farmer
Feb. 23 2021
It’s National FFA Week – a time to honor the organization that has shaped countless students
Feb. 22 2021
Our farm has been able to keep running despite the nasty winter weather that’s hit this month
Feb. 22 2021
You may have heard of artificial intelligence, data and analytics, and the Internet of things before. But how do they impact dairy?
Feb. 19 2021
Whether it’s extreme heat in the summer, extended rainy periods in the spring, or plummeting temperatures in the winter, weather dictates every animal’s needs and a farmer’s daily routine
Feb. 18 2021
Be willing to stay updated on issues across the country and around the world, because how it is being dealt with might come in handy for your farm one day
Feb. 17 2021
It’s never my intention to screw up, but when I do, I know the situation will be handled in a good-natured way. We try to make light of a bad situation
Feb. 16 2021
Advocating for our industry means being involved in the policies that affect us
Feb. 15 2021
Negative temperatures, chilling wind, and mountains of snow and ice have been pummeling many parts of the country
Feb. 15 2021
There’s an old saying about making hay while the sun shines because, if you miss your opportunity, forage quality can quickly decline
Feb. 12 2021
February is one of my all-time favorite months of the year. Valentine’s Day is just around the corner
Feb. 11 2021
Perhaps you have followed along the last decade by reading my Hoard's Dairyman column, "Around the Kitchen Table," where I share stories of growing up on my family’s dairy farm and the lessons learned
Feb. 10 2021
There’s a trend going around on Instagram right now asking people to list eight blessings in their life
Feb. 9 2021
Last year at this time, I was in Arizona attending the International Dairy Foods Association Dairy Forum for the first time
Feb. 8 2021
Tara Vander Dussen, also known as the New Mexico Milkmaid, understands that people need to feel comfortable if they are going to ask a question of a dairy farmer
Feb. 5 2021
The other night, our robotic milkers called 36 times with one alarm or another. My dad got an early start on morning milking simply because he had been up since 11 p.m. the night prior tending to the robots