Dec. 7 2018
David Dickson, known to many as Dr. Dave, was a longtime professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and well-respected dairy judging coach
Dec. 6 2018
Via trains, planes, and automobiles, I recently made my way from East Moline, Ill., to Germany
Dec. 5 2018
Everyone bottle-feeds calves, right? The amount of milk and the length of time differs, but most farmers feed their calves with bottles
Nov. 27 2018
Thanksgiving is always one of my favorites holidays. It’s a time to gather with family and friends, enjoy delicious food, and really take the time to be thankful for all that we have
Nov. 23 2018
Even though there were many holidays I wasn't able to spend with my parents after moving east, my parents still made their presence felt with phone calls, greeting cards, prayers, and laughter
Nov. 21 2018
This holiday season is going to be rough for a lot of farmers across the country. Reports of farms selling out are still rolling in daily, which means that too many families will be spending their first...
Nov. 7 2018
I’ve always been the person who wants to compare herself to others. I can’t help it
Nov. 6 2018
Unless you’re living under a rock, you know that today is Election Day
Oct. 30 2018
There are some seasons in life that just seem busier then others. On the farm, it’s almost year-round with spring planting, fall harvest, packed summer months, and braving winter's challenges
Oct. 24 2018
I understand that there is a time to be professional and a time to be relaxed
Oct. 16 2018
My husband and I live a very unique lifestyle that allows us to include our children in our work
Oct. 11 2018
You were my life cheerleader, and I'm so thankful for that. I wish you could see your grandchildren now
Oct. 9 2018
I took this picture a couple of weeks before school started because I wanted to remember moments like these with my littlest helper
Oct. 1 2018
For the past 10 years, country music star Luke Bryan has brought his brand of country music to rural communities via a Farm Tour
Sept. 18 2018
There’s only ever 24 hours in a day, but my goodness how nice it would be to add a few more hours on those days when we need them!
Sept. 13 2018
A little over a year ago, two people close to my heart were being prepped for surgery. I made my way west to be a part of the Davidson cheer squad
Sept. 12 2018
Earlier this month, we lost seven newborn calves in less than two weeks. That’s more than we’ve lost in the last year, and it was heartbreaking
Sept. 3 2018
It’s well-known that the average age of farmers is steadily climbing upward. The same could be said about the general population
Aug. 30 2018
A dear friend of mine once told me that anyone who could afford to take a couple weeks away from their work really must not be needed at their job
Aug. 29 2018
The last two weeks have been pretty emotional for me. The video “Dear Struggling Farmer” wasn’t easy to share