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
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
June 19 2020
When I tell people that my favorite breed of dairy cow is the Brown Swiss, about 85% of the time they laugh, and then ask me why
June 12 2020
Abbie will contribute weekly to our HD Notebook blog, compile the top 50 dairy co-ops list, update the 2-year colleges list, write Farm Flashes, and prepare other articles
June 5 2020
Summer is the time for cow shows. It’s time for training and spending a lot of time at the wash rack. This year looks different, and I know for many people every fair that’s canceled is a blow...
June 4 2020
Dear Jacob, A decade ago I introduced you to the world with my first "Around the Kitchen Table" column
June 2 2020
This time of year typically involves graduation parties and family BBQs to kick off summer. Flowers are in bloom, the grass is getting green, and the corn is growing in early June in the Midwest
May 29 2020
When I was 2 years old, my parents both worked as herd managers on successful dairy farms in central New York, but then, everything changed
May 18 2020
The concept of an agricultural spelling bee — Agribee — was started by a local Farm Bureau group in Northern California 16 years ago
May 7 2020
It seems like the world is at a standstill, but the view outside my farmhouse in East Moline, Ill., tells a different story
May 4 2020
Last summer I had the opportunity to tour agricultural enterprises in Scotland and Ireland as part of the international dairy judging tour
April 17 2020
2020 Cow Judging Contest - Guernsey Class
April 17 2020
Hoard's Dairyman Cow Judging Contest - Ayrshire Class
April 17 2020
2020 Hoard's Dairyman Cow Judging Contest, Holstein Class
April 17 2020
2020 Hoard's Dairyman Cow Judging Contest Brown Swiss Class
April 17 2020
Hoard's Dairyman Cow Judging Contest - Jersey Class
April 17 2020
Hoard's Dairyman Cow Judging Contest - Ayrshire class results
April 17 2020
April 17 2020
2020 Cow Judging Contest, Holstein Class