Aug. 8 2022
In most of the US, dairies are paid on components. Yet component measurement is largely managed with a monthly or bulk tank test that offers just a snapshot of milk from a single day and is energy cor
Aug. 8 2022
Why am I excited for my year as Fairest of the Fair? I’m glad you asked!
Aug. 5 2022
My niece and nephews recently showed their calves at the county fair. I thought it’d be fun to ask my 4-year-old, non-farming niece a few questions about her fair experience
Aug. 4 2022
Corn silage harvest means all hands are on deck to make the best feed we can for our cows
Aug. 2 2022
Farming requires long, often hectic, days, but it’s worth it when you’re doing something you love
Aug. 1 2022
Nutrients lost through forage shrink have a real cost to your dairy. Here are 11 tips to efficiently harvest, pack, and cover your corn silage to reduce shrink and add dollars to the bottom line
Aug. 1 2022
Take a couple of advocating tips with you to the fair this summer
July 29 2022
The things I love about farming make it worth the challenges
July 28 2022
Our big old cow reminds me that age is just a number, and we should all take time to enjoy life
July 27 2022
“Sustainable food systems” was a big buzz word last year as the United Nations prepared to host its inaugural Food Systems Summit (FSS). The aim of the FSS was “to help inspire a decade...
July 25 2022
Everyone wants to feel valued. Farm workers are no different, no matter how big or small the job is
July 22 2022
Although unloading small square bales of hay is a hot, tiresome, and dreaded task by us all, it also brings back cherished memories from life as a farm kid and heartwarming thoughts of generations that...
July 21 2022
But they may with your kids or grandkids.Mr. Beast and CaptainSparklez have reached iconic status among a very key audience that is the focus of dairy checkoff efforts: the Gen Z consumer
July 21 2022
Before we update the calf housing on our dairy, we want to be sure we are making the best choice for us and our animals
July 20 2022
A panel of dairy influencers offer advice on how to share your farm’s story online before other voices do
July 19 2022
Dairying provides many little instances of joy
July 18 2022
Let’s bring back the great debate of the most popular ice cream flavor to celebrate National Ice Cream month!
July 15 2022
Engaging with our consumers builds trust as we share the stories of our farms
July 14 2022
If our animals get sick or injured, we do anything we can to help them heal. These two success stories are examples of that commitment
July 13 2022
New perspective comes from giving people the space to follow their ideas. Young farmers and agriculturalists need that permission