Jan. 13 2021
It’s no secret that more and more farmers are feeling the call to share their lives on social media. As one of those farmers, I say it’s a calling that you eventually can’t ignore
Jan. 12 2021
For most people, January is considered a fresh start. Belongings are often organized and purged to make room for the new, nutrition is top of mind after indulging in holiday treats, and many consider improving...
Jan. 11 2021
A bowl of cereal topped with milk has been a quick and healthy breakfast option for decades. While it was once an extremely common way to start the day, the popularity of cereal has dipped in more recent...
Jan. 11 2021
Do you know TDF Honest Farming, also known as Oregon dairy farmer Derrick Josi? If not, you should definitely check out his Facebook and
Jan. 4 2021
If one of your resolutions for 2021 is to take better care of your mind, you have a tasty option: eat more cheese
Dec. 24 2020
With social media being both more impactful and controversial than ever, dairy producers collectively share even more responsibility for keeping up their social license
Dec. 21 2020
When Jacki Moegenburg was a junior at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, she worked with one of her professors to put together a business plan for an agritourism venture on her family’s dairy...
Dec. 17 2020
Tours and on-farm events are awesome ways to educate consumers about dairy farming and the nutrition dairy products can provide
Dec. 17 2020
For me, social media and blogging has been both a blessing and a struggle. To be honest, sometimes lately it’s more of the latter
Dec. 14 2020
From making Swiss cheese in copper kettles as a teenager to owning a specialty cheese factory, my lifelong career in Wisconsin's dairy industry has taught unforgettable lessons
Dec. 14 2020
I asked several dairy farmers who are successful in connecting with consumers through social media
Dec. 11 2020
I’ve had the same sticker on the back window of my now-rusted-out Pontiac G6 for 10 years
Nov. 23 2020
TikTok is controversial, but one thing that it isn't lacking is attention, particularly from young consumers
Nov. 17 2020
In my last blog, I shared insights from the Animal Agriculture Alliance’s report from the virtual Farmed Animal Conference E-Summit (FACES) hosted during the summer
Nov. 3 2020
Today is Election Day. There will be excitement, disappointment, and maybe even some surprises, too. It’s going to be a long day
Oct. 29 2020
What does your farm look like on Google? I've written about this before so you can understand how the farm looks to the rest of the world via your own farm website, social media, news articles, and so...
Oct. 23 2020
I was recently involved in a discussion among some of my professors and classmates regarding consumer interaction and education
Oct. 22 2020
"This was the best time ever!” "The cheese was amazing!” "I told at least a dozen friends." Those were firsthand comments from those participating in the Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin-led Cheeselandia...
Oct. 19 2020
A brand new type of farm tour is on the horizon, and it’s here to reach the latest age of consumer: Generation Z
Oct. 5 2020
The dairy industry enjoys a rich history full of value and innovation. When those two attributes are joined together, it brings accessible nutrition to people who need it