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April 26 2022
A farming legacy is honorable and desirable but not without challenges
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April 25 2022
I watched my first state dairy bowl contest in 1982 – just two years after the contest debuted on the national level. I was instantly engaged
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April 22 2022
Check up on yourself and those around you as the bleakness of winter is slow to move on
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April 21 2022
Our busiest time of year is just kicking off
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April 20 2022
Asking questions connects us better than making assumptions
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April 19 2022
If you find yourself with a negative review on Google, there are ways to redeem your image
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April 18 2022
Young readers will soak up modern dairy farming in this new children’s book
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April 15 2022
Our calf ear tag numbering and coloring system has gone off the rails due to production and supply chain issues throughout the country
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April 14 2022
When we make adjustments on the farm, some are more successful than others, but we are continually learning and improving the herd
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April 13 2022
The advancements in dairying the past few decades have been impressive, and with technology, the changes will keep coming faster
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April 11 2022
What does sustainable agriculture look like? There’s more to it than mitigating climate change
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April 7 2022
Taking our time is necessary on the farm but also teaches valuable lessons
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April 6 2022
Isolating ourselves does no good to reach the people consuming our products
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April 5 2022
Showing dairy animals teaches lessons that are applicable to my life today
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April 4 2022
The identities of the cows, official placings, and winners will be announced in the next three issues of Hoard’s Dairyman
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April 1 2022
Watching and guiding the next generation of dairy ambassadors and enthusiasts is truly an honor
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March 31 2022
A first lactation heifer’s initial experience in a voluntary milking system or robot is so important to the cow and the farmer
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March 30 2022
No matter how convicted one feels about their product, there is always a substitute. The one thing that is hard to replace, however, is the relationship with the team behind the product
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March 29 2022
There has been more than a fair share of struggle in the last few years. We are no strangers to the stress and, well, basically plain craziness and unpredictability of the dairy industry. Carryi
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March 28 2022
Discussions about a farm’s transition should be intentional with all vested parties at the table