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Aug. 26 2020
Today on Facebook, one of the nicest people I know shared a very political post. I cringed as I read it, and then I unwisely skimmed through the comments
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Aug. 25 2020
I think we can all agree 2020 has been a little rocky. COVID-19 has transformed what we think of as regular, day-to-day routines into unpredictable days, weeks, and even months
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Aug. 24 2020
Each spring, Lakeshore Technical College holds a graduation banquet in northeast Wisconsin for its dairy students
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Aug. 21 2020
Back-to-school time is always a season of adjustment for parents and students, and that’s especially true on dairies — many are losing their best help!
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Aug. 20 2020
Dellavale Farms is a century farm located in Pattersonville, N.Y. It is run by Terri Phillips and her husband, Tom Nelson, who are the fourth generation on the Phillips’ farm
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Aug. 19 2020
Hello summer! It’s nice to know you’re still around . . . now please leave!
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Aug. 17 2020
Corn silage is on the top of the mind for many dairy farmers right now. As such, three farmers shared what they’ve learned as they work to produce the best corn silage they can
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Aug. 14 2020
I first traveled to the Hoard’s Dairyman office with the National 4-H Dairy Conference in 2016
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Aug. 13 2020
This summer, we have struggled to find farm help. Fortunately, we haven’t been in this position much before now
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Aug. 12 2020
Stereotypes and preconceived notions are hard, aren’t they? Society, for whatever reason, wants to classify us. Separate us into groups that make sense
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Aug. 11 2020
It was a typical afternoon for my childhood: I’d just gotten home from a volleyball practice, and I needed to feed the heifers
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Aug. 10 2020
American consumers and American dairy farmers love cheese, but we likely don’t often remember the by-product that comes from making that cheese
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Aug. 7 2020
Three years and a lifetime ago, I was preparing to start my college journey. I was scared, though I didn’t admit it to my parents, family members, or even my friends
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Aug. 6 2020
It’s that time of the year again: silage season. We just got through cutting all of the corn silage, and now we are getting equipment ready to harvest sorghum
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Aug. 5 2020
Have you heard? California is attempting to “go green” without actually going green
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Aug. 4 2020
We recently hosted dairy farmers from New York on our farm in Oregon. I had never met these farmers before, but we had been connected through the Guernsey breed
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July 31 2020
My family went on their first vacation to visit a friend in California last spring. It was the first time in 18 years that my parents had left the farm for more than a long weekend outside of driving distance
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July 30 2020
Not too long ago, I was inside sipping some ice tea and reading a book, when I paused, looked outside my kitchen window, and smiled
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July 29 2020
One of the reasons mental health struggles are running rampant in ag communities is because it’s hard to open up to a professional about our lives when they don’t understand our job
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July 28 2020
While June Dairy Month is now in the rearview mirror, some animal rights activist organizations will remain focused on the dairy industry