Sept. 17 2019
In this dairy farming life, it’s easy for the days to blur together and the weeks quickly disappear
Sept. 4 2019
It’s an interesting phenomenon, really, to raise kids alongside animals
Sept. 3 2019
It’s been several years since we’ve been able to take a string of show cows to the fair
Aug. 23 2019
Nestled in Gallia County, Ohio, is a 25- to 30-cow dairy and home to Nick and Celeste Nolan
Aug. 21 2019
I was recently asked a question that I had not been asked before, and I had to think about it for a second
Aug. 15 2019
Earlier this summer, I was on a search to find the right clipper blades. This challenge reminded me once again that the dairy business has changed, and that holds true in the showing world, too
Aug. 14 2019
Ah, fair week. As a farm kid, fair week has always been one of my favorite weeks of the year
Aug. 6 2019
Today, my family will lay my grandfather to rest. In his casket, we’ll place a bottle of whiskey for his safe keeping into eternity
Aug. 1 2019
This summer our stress level has been heightened. From late planting to shortage of labor to a barn fire — we are undoubtedly overwhelmed and tense
July 31 2019
I usually write this blog on Monday to be published on Wednesday. So today, for me, is Monday. Over the last year, I’ve been a little more open about my mental health struggles, but after the last...
July 17 2019
I get that not everyone wants to put themselves or their farm out there on social media for the world to see. It’s a lot. You have to be pretty strong to withstand all of the criticism and anonymous...
July 9 2019
There are times where I know we all struggle with parenting as dairy farmers. Finding a balance between work and family time is basically impossible
July 5 2019
We began planting corn on the third of June, nearly six weeks later than we originally planned
July 3 2019
For those of you with kids, or the awesome randos who just appreciate a good Disney movie; yes, the idea for this blog came to me while I was watching Moana
July 2 2019
The internet is saturated with articles about time, money, and happiness. Throw in additional hot topics like health and fitness, and you’ve covered the “how-to” gamut
June 6 2019
Find an outlet to vent, to talk. Facebook has groups; Twitter has space. Find a church group or card group. Talk to your spouse
May 24 2019
The rain has started falling again, and I am once again staring out the window wondering when and if it will stop
May 23 2019
The record cold, all the snow, and now the intense flooding that’s occurred since mid-March really has played havoc on moving forward with field work
May 22 2019
I don’t care how I get it, lottery? Rich uncle? Random Nigerian prince that I bail out of jail and is then so thankful he sends me loads of cash? But how would I spend it?
May 16 2019
If you do what you love for a living, you’ll never work a day in your life. I have seen that sentiment written often, especially recently. Maybe because it is graduation time and there is so much...