Feb. 7 2023
Sometimes the numbers tell a different story than what we tell ourselves
Jan. 30 2023
One element of farm profitability is generating more revenue from the possessions you already own
Jan. 26 2023
One cow on our farm holds a particularly special place in my heart
Jan. 19 2023
Finding chore boots that keep feet warm, dry, and comfortable seems to be a continuing struggle for many farmers
Jan. 17 2023
Two of our dairy’s key advisers retired recently. Now, we are looking forward to developing new relationships with their successors
Dec. 9 2022
As you move into 2023, don’t forget to think about goals and simple changes — both big and small — that could help you and your operation continue to improve
Dec. 8 2022
The one question I get asked the most as a robotic dairy farmer is this: How many cows can you run per robot? This is such a loaded question to me. I can dissect this one question into many diffe
Dec. 6 2022
Even amid industry uncertainty, the holidays can be a time of joy
Nov. 17 2022
Dairy farming is a complex job every day and filled with many unique responsibilities
Nov. 15 2022
The discussion at animal rights conferences held over the past year continued to focus on animal agriculture
Nov. 7 2022
From people to cows, no one likes to be overcrowded, so the goal is to put up facilities that will meet today and tomorrow’s needs
Nov. 3 2022
Agriculture has found many “better ways” in the last century
Oct. 26 2022
Farmers have complex jobs that make rest difficult even when we have to
Oct. 25 2022
No day in farming is easy, but each is special when we keep our eyes open
Sept. 28 2022
Running our farm for a month using a generator is a good reminder that it never hurts to have emergency plans in place
Sept. 12 2022
The fall back-to-school season means much more than school buildings for youth in agriculture
Sept. 8 2022
Summer’s heat and humidity bring challenges of heat stress, bacteria, and flies to our animals
Sept. 2 2022
Farm help is on the decline in our area and across the country, and it is a driving force for why some farms are choosing robotics
Aug. 19 2022
The barn office is the heartbeat of our family farm professionally and personally
Aug. 18 2022
When one of my family members needs to leave the farm for a bit, it’s nice to know the rest of us can team together and still get the work done