Sept. 18 2020
One of my best friends told me she wanted the full farm experience, so I invited her to stay on our acreage and dive into farm life in abundant and not-so-glamorous ways
Sept. 17 2020
We have a Georgia public fishing area a mile from the farm. There they have an Environmental Education Center that does a phenomenal job teaching kids (and adults) about wetlands, wildlife, and the environment
Sept. 11 2020
Most of us have heard the popular statement that cows have best friends. While I’m not one to anthropomorphize, this is a fact that I have seen countless amounts of anecdotal evidence for
Aug. 31 2020
In touting the need for unity among the American colonists seeking their independence from Britain, Ben Franklin pointedly observed that “we must hang together, or else we’ll surely hang separately.”
Aug. 31 2020
As you've probably seen, “Got Milk?” is back, and it has been showcased on national television outlets such as ESPN and on popular social media platforms, including TikTok
Aug. 26 2020
Today on Facebook, one of the nicest people I know shared a very political post. I cringed as I read it, and then I unwisely skimmed through the comments
Aug. 20 2020
Dellavale Farms is a century farm located in Pattersonville, N.Y. It is run by Terri Phillips and her husband, Tom Nelson, who are the fourth generation on the Phillips’ farm
Aug. 20 2020
From 1990 to 2010, the United States saw constantly expanding school-age populations. Since then, the number of students in school have dropped significantly, and that’s not something that’s...
Aug. 11 2020
It was a typical afternoon for my childhood: I’d just gotten home from a volleyball practice, and I needed to feed the heifers
Aug. 10 2020
American consumers and American dairy farmers love cheese, but we likely don’t often remember the by-product that comes from making that cheese
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
Aug. 6 2020
An old friend of the dairy industry has returned. The “Got Milk?” campaign, which ran from 1993 until its retirement in 2014, is making a comeback
July 27 2020
No one knows the exact extent that this pandemic will affect how we go about daily life in the future, but just as with historical events in the past, it’s clear that some things will remain changed
July 24 2020
If you’ve never seen the movie The Princess Bride, keep reading, but once you’re done, go watch it
July 23 2020
New research findings could be good news for dairy foods. Emerging science shows that overall diet quality counts more for positive health outcomes than just single nutrients or the quantity of calories...
July 23 2020
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July 22 2020
Oh, Burger King . . . jumping on the three-wheeled, dilapidated, fake news bandwagon
July 17 2020
For the past seven years, I have volunteered at the Dairy Cow Birthing Center at the New York State Fair. When I get there, I promptly plop myself next to the calf pen, which is normally swamped with people
July 10 2020
As producers, I’m sure most of you have heard pleas from agriculture communicators asking you to tell your story
July 9 2020
Here at Hillcrest Farms, we take pride in what we do. The good days, the bad days, the hot days, and the cold days