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Nov. 4 2021
A world without animal agriculture wouldn’t be good for the nutritional viability of many people
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Nov. 3 2021
I live in an old farmhouse. It’s got a creepy dirt basement, splintery old floors, and drafty, well, drafts. Last night, on my way to the bathroom, I stumbled, threw out a hand to catch myself
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Nov. 2 2021
On or off the farm, women make valuable contributions to agriculture
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Nov. 1 2021
Cousins Delana Erbsen and Nevin Erbsen of Lanark, Ill., were the highest placing individuals at the National FFA Dairy Cattle Evaluation and Management contest held in Indianapolis, Ind., in late October
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Oct. 29 2021
Meet my toddler niece, Everly. Her 2-year-old self has grown up spending countless hours out and about at our family dairy farm
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Oct. 28 2021
It seems everyone in the United States is having supply chain issues right now. Some have faced worse challenges than others
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Oct. 27 2021
It is fun to envision what automation we may be able to integrate onto our dairy in the future
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Oct. 26 2021
Working with Mother Nature offers beauty as well as the challenges
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Oct. 25 2021
Sometimes it takes just one experience or one event to spark a young person’s interest in agriculture
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Oct. 22 2021
Five factors of environmental enrichment can be used on a dairy to bring out cattle’s natural behavior and help them cope with stressors
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Oct. 21 2021
These apps can help your dairy run more smoothly
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Oct. 20 2021
Being a farmer is just one part of our identities
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Oct. 19 2021
Cows are herd animals and often don’t like to be separated by themselves, but at the same time, crowded cattle can’t reach their full potential
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Oct. 15 2021
As dairy farmers, no matter how long we have been in this career, there are always mistakes we can learn from
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Oct. 14 2021
Perusing my grandparents’ 1960s farm journals tells the story of farming in a different time and details our family’s history
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Oct. 12 2021
A new perspective can be one of gratitude
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Oct. 11 2021
Virginia Tech’s Michael Barnes passes away after a life of supporting young people
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Oct. 11 2021
The national dairy checkoff has sponsored College Aggies Online for several years, and I'm always impressed at how creative and driven the students are to learn and advocate for animal agriculture
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Oct. 8 2021
By researching companies beforehand, effectively letting out your nerves, and showing appreciation to recruiters, the career fair can be much more manageable
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Oct. 7 2021
Harmful sounds can chip away at your hearing ability, but the damage is preventable