Dec. 11 2019
If it looks like a duck, walks like a duck, and quacks like a duck . . . It’s going to taste like a duck!
Dec. 10 2019
You know those inspirational posters that hang in classrooms and doctors’ offices? They are there to instill a sense of purpose in those who read them
Dec. 6 2019
There are a lot of farmers out there this year feeling pretty grinchy. Winter is coming, some of us are still harvesting, our finances aren’t getting any better, and with the recent news of Dean’s...
Dec. 5 2019
It’s the time of year to count our blessings. Let me hit rewind for a moment and recap our Thanksgiving
Nov. 29 2019
Has there been too much negative talk about the current state of the dairy industry? Some might think so – especially this week when we’re supposed to express what we’re thankful for
Nov. 26 2019
Another perfect fall day in the Northwest. Sun shining through perfectly colored leaves. A crisp, fresh air without a cloud in the sky
Nov. 25 2019
As the end of each year draws near, people often reflect on the successes and failures of the past and the possibilities for the months to come
Nov. 21 2019
The last day of July I received a phone call from my husband, Scott, that one of our off-site heifers was injured
Nov. 15 2019
Lately, mental health has been a circulating concern and the topic of a lot of conversations
Nov. 13 2019
Oh, this little girl . . . I don’t know what it is, but she is my princess. She’s just over a year old, and she is already a rough and tumble, never quit monster with an eye for accessories...
Nov. 12 2019
Pull into any farmyard and you will likely be welcomed by the farm dog before the farmer. Sometimes those barks belong to the true working dog, other times it’s the family dog or even the little...
Nov. 7 2019
My husband, Scott, has a master plan that generally includes 100 things to get done in a day’s work. Rarely do the stars align so that everything gets checked off
Nov. 6 2019
Everyone has a different definition of what a farmer is. The worst I found came from dictionary.com, and it was, “an unsophisticated person from a rural area.”
Oct. 24 2019
I'm sorry to say that I'm always excusing the way I live as if I'm ashamed when, in fact, I'm far from that. And, honestly, I know I'm not alone
Oct. 15 2019
A police report news blurb I saw a couple of weeks ago left me chuckling. A high-speed pursuit of a stolen vehicle ended at a dairy farm when the suspects managed to drive into the manure lagoon
Sept. 30 2019
Country music superstar Luke Bryan hit the road last week to begin his 2019 Farm Tour, and the show’s first stop was Statz Brothers Inc., a Wisconsin dairy farm
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