Oct. 12 2021
A new perspective can be one of gratitude
Oct. 6 2021
Though we may run different kinds or sizes of farms, all farmers share the same interest and passion
Sept. 15 2021
Sometimes looking at life from a different angle can totally change your perspective
Sept. 9 2021
Outside vendors can add a bit of excitement and encourage visitors to experience dairy production on your farm
Sept. 8 2021
Sharing when we’re struggling with life can be difficult, but not sharing can be worse
Sept. 3 2021
While I was working on chores in our robot barn the other morning, I watched as the sun began to wake up, slowly transforming the sky from a star-speckled deep denim blue to a magnificent display
Aug. 31 2021
Extracurricular activities from fairs to the football field help our kids explore their interests
Aug. 24 2021
This year’s Dane County Breakfast on the Farm treated visitors to a modern view of dairy farming
Aug. 19 2021
Family members and employees, past and present, have helped shape our dairy farm
May 28 2021
“What do you want to be when you grow up?” We all know the question. The question can be greeted with inaudible rumblings, flustered body language, or a decisive answer
May 20 2021
If you entered this year’s Hoard’s Dairyman Cow Judging Contest but didn’t see your name on the winners' lists in our May issue, don’t beat yourself up too badly
May 14 2021
There’s one job on our farm that everyone gets involved with at one point or another. It’s a looming, tedious task that rears its head in the midst of spring planting, school wrapping up, and...
May 11 2021
It seems that agriculture has become the scapegoat for all the world’s problems
May 7 2021
I’ve been struggling with my impending college graduation, and I don’t think I’m alone in that. The last year has been hard on all of us
May 5 2021
Every romantic comedy ever proves just how easy it is to find your true love
May 4 2021
I’ve been reading the book “Grit” by Angela Duckworth. She defines grit as passion and perseverance for long-term goals
April 30 2021
It’s dairy banquet season, at least in Iowa. It’s the season where dairy producers and supporters come together to honor outstanding farming families, recognize friends of the industry
April 26 2021
Many of us who grew up on a farm or raised kids on a farm often say that it’s one of the best childhoods there is
April 22 2021
This has been a disappointing week in my little corner of the world
April 16 2021
When I was 8 years old, a tiny, premature calf was born that I absolutely fell in love with. Her body was somewhat average in size, but her legs were short and stubby