July 1 2019
As we wind down the annual festivities of June Dairy Month, the Hoard’s Dairyman team has reason to celebrate
July 1 2019
Dairy farming is a job like no other. You are your own boss, working in an industry you care about
June 28 2019
It can be a struggle to continue to be on the top of your game when margins are tight and labor is challenging
June 27 2019
The robot construction on our farm is well underway, and there are not enough hours in a day for all that needs completing before the first cow is milked
June 26 2019
One of the biggest threats to the dairy industry today is not what you would think. It’s not pricing or regulations, and believe it or not, it is not even White House politics
June 25 2019
If there’s anything dairy farmers are very good at, it’s routine. It is our job to do the same job 365 days a year
June 24 2019
My sense of adventure and travel started at just a few months of age when my parents took me to the Royal Winter Fair in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
June 21 2019
Growing up as a breed convention attendee and competitor, I knew that the end of the school year didn’t mean the beginning of vacation, hanging by the pool, or even simply relaxing in front of the...
June 20 2019
I recently was interviewed for a podcast called, "Parenting Great Kids with Dr. Meg Meeker," regarding food insecurity and raising kids on our family dairy farm. As I was telling my story — I was
June 19 2019
I started advocating as a means to share my farm with the world, or whoever would listen
June 18 2019
There are a lot of terrible things being said about the dairy industry right now, and it isn’t going to stop
June 17 2019
The breeding age heifer contributes greatly to the future success of a dairy. She can also be the source of lost opportunities. Joe Dalton, University of Idaho, addressed the importance of getting young...
June 14 2019
Most of our Saturday mornings might include feeding calves, chores, or if we’re younger, maybe watching some cartoons to kick-off the weekend
June 13 2019
So, you've got some great ideas about how to promote dairy products and dairy farming and you are ready to get involved, especially during June Dairy Month
June 12 2019
Summer break is here and so are the kids! Holy moly! I love those little humans, but wow, they have some serious energy
June 11 2019
The last thing the dairy industry needed while it’s down is an abuse video . . . but that’s exactly what we got
June 7 2019
Sometimes we just need a way to get through the day. Maybe we’re looking for a lunchtime dessert or just a snack to get through work
June 6 2019
Find an outlet to vent, to talk. Facebook has groups; Twitter has space. Find a church group or card group. Talk to your spouse
June 5 2019
Dairy farming has always felt like an uphill battle. The hours, the pay, the public perception; it feels like too much
June 4 2019
School’s out, and summer is finally here! Summertime memories are some of my favorite. As a youth, I had the opportunity to travel the United States every summer