Aug. 22 2018
“Hello ma’am, is the owner or the gentleman in charge of the purchasing decisions around?”
Aug. 21 2018
A big part of my husband’s and my decision to come back to the farm was based on the way we wanted to raise our family. There really is no comparison to the values and lessons that this way of life...
Aug. 20 2018
The August Hoard’s Dairyman webinar looked at the top-producing Jersey herds in the country by analyzing nutrition and production performance data
Aug. 17 2018
Summer is coming to an end and another editorial intern is checking out of the office. It has been a pretty incredible summer
Aug. 16 2018
The school bell rang last week and my kids went back to school. Truthfully, it will be an adjusting period for our entire household, as we have three children in three different schools — freshman,...
Aug. 15 2018
Farmers are certainly the last of a dying breed. I’ve watched them fight through snowstorms, hurricanes, wildfires, and floods. I’ve known farmers who have worked through migraines, pneumonia,...
Aug. 14 2018
My oldest daughter, Monika, loves gymnastics. She has been swinging from and flipping around on the stall dividers in our barn since she was a toddler
Aug. 13 2018
For the second year in a row, Hoard’s Dairyman has captured the top three webinar awards from the American Agricultural Editor’s Association (AAEA)
Aug. 10 2018
I was driving to a farm visit, and any time spent in my car I am tuned into the local National Public Radio (NPR) station
Aug. 9 2018
Our staff is like our family. They might not be related to us by blood, but we respect and care about them like we would our own
Aug. 8 2018
It is no secret that the politics in California are a joke. For decades, California’s politics have haunted the agricultural community, but over the past few years we have been able to watch its...
Aug. 7 2018
I think we can all agree that we are beyond frustrated with the state of the dairy industry
Aug. 6 2018
At the American Guernsey Association’s national convention held in June, outstanding cows and herds received awards for their achievements from the previous year
Aug. 3 2018
Last week, I attended the Inaugural Dairy Experience Forum, a conference on engaging today’s consumers to build dairy demand
Aug. 2 2018
It’s been a summer where we have found ourselves short on help with a never-ending to-do list
Aug. 1 2018
It’s becoming increasingly obvious to me that what we’re doing right now in the dairy industry isn’t working. If it were, family farms wouldn’t be selling out at such an alarming...
July 31 2018
There’s a new resource in town, with the latest on feed and nutrition for your cows. Introducing . . . the Feeding Guide, 4th Edition by Mike Hutjens!
July 30 2018
Wisconsin’s Marathon county was a logging community until the late 1800s. At that time, farmers permanently settled in the area, pulling up tree stumps and planting crops to feed their livestock
July 27 2018
Many people don’t think of dairy farming when they think of Utah. Honestly, what comes to my mind first are mountains and national parks (which after you check out some of their farms, you’ll...
July 26 2018
Who in their right mind would choose a career that requires attention and responsibility 24 hours a day, 365 days a year?