July 24 2020
If you’ve never seen the movie The Princess Bride, keep reading, but once you’re done, go watch it
July 23 2020
After you've selected your website’s domain, you will need to put content (pictures, videos, and text) on the internet via a website builder
July 22 2020
Oh, Burger King . . . jumping on the three-wheeled, dilapidated, fake news bandwagon
July 21 2020
Summer seems to be the time when farm life can take its greatest toll on our physical and mental health
July 20 2020
Despite the fact that we’re a dwindling part of the population (which is a tragedy through my 25-year-old eyes), I’m always thrilled to come across a fellow farm kid
July 17 2020
For the past seven years, I have volunteered at the Dairy Cow Birthing Center at the New York State Fair. When I get there, I promptly plop myself next to the calf pen, which is normally swamped with people
July 16 2020
It was so wonderful to visit with my sister, Cathy, and her family. Last week I went back to my roots and visited my hometown of Bend, Ore
July 15 2020
“How do you get through the days you don’t want to be at the dairy anymore?” I wasn’t even slightly surprised to get this question from a fellow dairy farmer on Instagram earlier...
July 14 2020
Various authors and studies have likened willpower to a muscle. They have explained that it must be repeatedly practiced before it becomes stronger and the new habit second nature
July 13 2020
Farmers do what they do because they love the job, but that doesn’t mean it’s not difficult
July 10 2020
As producers, I’m sure most of you have heard pleas from agriculture communicators asking you to tell your story
July 9 2020
Here at Hillcrest Farms, we take pride in what we do. The good days, the bad days, the hot days, and the cold days
July 8 2020
A dairy farm is not in the business of making milk. Say that out loud to yourself. A dairy farm is not in the business of making milk
July 7 2020
Thanks to COVID-19 it is looking like all the summer fun has been canceled this year. I was doing alright with the restrictions, after all farm life mostly keeps us at home
July 3 2020
Most of us have heard stories of the Knights of the Round Table. They were characters in the legend of King Arthur’s kingdom
July 2 2020
There’s a growing amount of evidence that demonstrates the importance of identifying sick calves more accurately and earlier in the course of bovine respiratory disease (BRD)
July 2 2020
A year can go by at record speed, or at least that is how it has felt this past year. Often days and nights intertwined, and somehow, the seasons flew to the next without us having much time to hit the...
July 1 2020
There are a few statistics that are thrown around in the ag community so often that most farmers know them off the top of their head
June 30 2020
For farmers, working with family can be an awesome blessing or one of life’s greatest challenges
June 29 2020
This week is forecasted to be hot in nearly every dairy producing part of the country. Month-long predictions have much of the same with above average temperatures expected for all of July

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