Feb. 15 2021
Negative temperatures, chilling wind, and mountains of snow and ice have been pummeling many parts of the country
Feb. 11 2021
Perhaps you have followed along the last decade by reading my Hoard's Dairyman column, "Around the Kitchen Table," where I share stories of growing up on my family’s dairy farm and the lessons learned
Feb. 10 2021
There’s a trend going around on Instagram right now asking people to list eight blessings in their life
Feb. 9 2021
Last year at this time, I was in Arizona attending the International Dairy Foods Association Dairy Forum for the first time
Feb. 2 2021
There is no denying that dairy farming is a full-time job. Unfortunately, in this dairy economy, and really it seems for some time now, the key to survival is diversification
Feb. 1 2021
When will you be ready to go out to a restaurant with a group of family or friends to celebrate that birthday, anniversary, or big event?
Jan. 29 2021
It had been snowing, cold, and blustery for days when we made the call. We were bedding calf pens as fast as we could, but the number of calves due that week was double what we usually expected
Jan. 28 2021
Last Friday, I received a call that I had been anticipating, but nonetheless, it was still hard to hear. I got the news that my beloved friend, Joe Lyon, died at the age of 92
Jan. 27 2021
Anyone who knows me knows that I love Hallmark Channel movies. You know exactly how it’s going to end . . . happily ever after
Jan. 21 2021
It’s January cold here in Georgia. No ice or snow, just that cuts-you-like-a-knife wind and rain
Jan. 20 2021
I had a great opportunity the other day to chat with an expecting dad who knew nothing about dairy. Soon after, I realized I may be a bad influence
Jan. 18 2021
Farmers and agriculturalists have always known that their industry never takes a day off
Jan. 18 2021
It may have taken a little bit longer to appear, but since the coronavirus began reaching rural areas, there has been no stopping it
Jan. 15 2021
On January 5, 2020, my friends and I were on our way to spend 10 days in China with the Cornell University Dairy Fellows program
Jan. 14 2021
The world is a weird place filled with uncertainty. Last year illustrated this, but sadly we were only a handful of days into the new year when 2021 documented this, too
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
Dec. 31 2020
The year 2020 will be a memorable one for many reasons, although there are certain parts we may want to forget. Through it all, there has been good amid the chaos
Dec. 18 2020
Twas the week before Christmas, and all across the world, COVID-19 was raging, a new year ‘bout to unfurl
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. 16 2020
I’m not going to lie to you: You haven’t been my favorite year. Just like every January, I had all the big expectations