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Aug. 24 2021
This year’s Dane County Breakfast on the Farm treated visitors to a modern view of dairy farming
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Aug. 23 2021
Holtz Dairy uses a rotational grazing system to help feed their organic dairy herd. They converted 150 acres to this system after being unable to grow crops on the soil
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Aug. 20 2021
Farmers usually have to do a lot more than the average person to prepare for a vacation day away from the farm
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Aug. 19 2021
Family members and employees, past and present, have helped shape our dairy farm
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Aug. 18 2021
By taking on leadership roles, we all have an opportunity to help shape the future of the dairy industry
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Aug. 17 2021
Understanding how smoke affects cow health could be critical in the future of the fire-ravaged West
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Aug. 16 2021
After spending a summer with Hoard’s Dairyman, I am more confident in my writing skills and dairy knowledge
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Aug. 12 2021
The Hoard’s Dairyman Farm earned national recognition for its Guernsey herd in 2020
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Aug. 11 2021
Social media can be an intimidating place, but sharing your story is important and can be fun
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Aug. 10 2021
Just getting by during the pandemic can only be our mindset for so long
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Aug. 9 2021
Dairy employees got the chance to bond with coworkers during the two-weekend Dairy Soccer Cup
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Aug. 6 2021
This collection of resources can help you build a website that best represents your farm
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Aug. 5 2021
Our county fair, the Fayette County Fair in Northeast Iowa, was held a few weeks ago. While I haven’t participated as an exhibitor for a number of years, I’ve been fortunate to witness
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Aug. 2 2021
Don’t let a full plate scare you away from a new opportunity. Saying “yes” can introduce you to new friends and interests
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July 30 2021
With more emphasis being placed on the well-being of livestock all the time, students can gain experience in this type of evaluation through the Animal Welfare Assessment Contest
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July 28 2021
These tips make days on the farm easier
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July 27 2021
Over decades, dairy farmers have gained new tools to accomplish the same mission of caring for their animals
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July 26 2021
The annual Dairy Experience Forum proved that consumers recognize the need for dairy products in the diets, but they crave more insight on farming
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July 23 2021
With a small, four person staff strictly made up of family, formal business meetings are replaced by spontaneous planning sessions in passing, at the dinner table, or while working cattle on our dairy...
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July 22 2021
We added a small milk culturing lab to our farm, and I highly recommend it to other farmers