Jan. 31 2019
It feels as if there has been 100 days in the month of January. My guess is some of you can relate. Over the last 10 days, the temperature has not risen above 10°F, with the coldest day at -50°F...
Jan. 30 2019
Six years ago, I agonized over the decision to start a farm Facebook page. I was already doing some advocating on my personal profile and thought, maybe that’s enough
Jan. 29 2019
Just in time for the 89th annual Cow Judging Contest, Hoard’s Dairyman has announced the release of a brand new resource on dairy judging
Jan. 28 2019
We are well aware of the concept of supply and demand. We are all too familiar with milk’s response
Jan. 25 2019
Multiple news outlets have dubbed 2019 as “The year of the vegan.” Headlines like “Everything is ready to make 2019 the ‘year of the vegan’. Are you?”
Jan. 24 2019
From time to time, we all like to go on a vacation. Dad likes to hike, kayak, and bike, while Uncle Andy enjoys golfing and spending time at the lake
Jan. 23 2019
As an industry, we have gotten fantastic at preaching to the choir, so to speak. We love to share dairy content online and through social media; however, a lot of the time, we as producers enjoy it as...
Jan. 22 2019
It’s fun to watch your children’s interests develop as they grow. They each dive into areas that spark that enjoyment in life
Jan. 21 2019
They say that past performance is the best indicator of future results
Jan. 18 2019
The American Embryo Transfer Association (AETA) held its 2018 annual convention in beautiful Montreal, Quebec, Canada, with veterinarians and embryo transfer practitioners from around the globe in attendance
Jan. 17 2019
I recently tuned in to the NFL football game of the Chicago Bears versus the Philadelphia Eagles
Jan. 16 2019
Companies need to understand what dairy farmers need
Jan. 15 2019
It was supposed to be a routine disbudding for a group of calves, but for one small Jersey, something went wrong
Jan. 14 2019
Most dairy farmers we meet around the country aren't using social media to connect with consumers
Jan. 11 2019
Dairy farming in the northern United States during the winter months is cold, long, and tough. My family jokes around when we say a lot of what you do during the months of December, January, and February...
Jan. 10 2019
I know in many of my blogs I have talked about getting more and more information out to the public. This is key. It is what we lack in the dairy industry
Jan. 9 2019
“I stick to plant-based products because it’s safer.” “Almond milk is way healthier for you.” “I choose soy because it doesn’t have antibiotics in it.”
Jan. 8 2019
I know New Year's Day is just another day, but there’s just something about that new number that makes it feel different. It makes it feel like a fresh start, and we could use that for 2019
Jan. 7 2019
I admit it. I am a dairy bowl junkie. I love watching the competition. It could be youth or adults pressing the buzzers; it does not matter
Jan. 4 2019
While dairy farming is obviously a year-round occupation, things do tend to slow down a bit over the winter. This makes it an ideal time to review records and plan for the new year