Feb. 23 2024
With a great example of hard work set by her parents, Byrne wants to keep the tradition going
Feb. 1 2024
I have found that promoting dairy products in schools is fun for students and rewarding for farmers
Jan. 2 2024
As we enter a new year, remember that goals are part of a business plan
Dec. 12 2023
A number of dairy organizations work together to manage crisis and issues and strengthen consumer confidence in our farms and products
Nov. 7 2023
The dairy judging contest held at the North American International Livestock Exposition is the final contest of the year
Nov. 4 2023
New York teenagers win National 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl Contest
Nov. 3 2023
Florida FFA wins National FFA Dairy Cattle Evaluation and Management Contest
Sept. 29 2023
Considering that about 98% of U.S. farms are family owned, it’s no wonder the fall season on the farm includes lots of kids
Sept. 27 2023
The weather is cooling, the leaves are starting to turn, and football is back. For dairy enthusiasts, that all means two things: corn silage harvest is underway or complete, and World Dairy Expo will be...
Sept. 26 2023
Do you ever have something just click for you? So much of what we do in our lives is really based on our mental perception — what we can grasp in our brains and then practically implicate
Sept. 21 2023
In my 27 years — don’t laugh at my naivety — I have concluded that generations always complain about the next generation
Sept. 20 2023
How does the saying go? Something like, “The worst sentence in the English language is ‘That’s the way we’ve always done it’”? Man, if that doesn’t sound like...
Sept. 19 2023
There are types of planning that I just love. Task me with making a meal plan for the week, and I am happy as a clam for thirty minutes or so as I research new recipes and page through old favorites to...
Sept. 18 2023
You’ve heard the saying, “Celebrities are just like us,” when, in reality, their lifestyles are vastly different than the average person
Sept. 14 2023
Whether it’s the order of crops and fields to harvest or simply getting machinery where it’s needed and loads timed out correctly, harvest is essentially a thoughtfully planned symphony in...
Sept. 13 2023
This back-to-school season, more students are meeting teachers who are prepared to accurately talk about the science behind dairy farming. That’s thanks to efforts led by dairy checkoff and agricultural...
Sept. 12 2023
When you live a dairy life, there’s always something that doesn’t go to plan. Make a plan for the day and then laugh at it and throw it in the garbage
Sept. 8 2023
Animal rights activism is big business, bringing in over $800 million in income annually — up from $650 million last year and $595 million in the year prior
Sept. 7 2023
In Alan Jackson’s song, “Summertime Blues,” he discusses how, as a teenager, you work all summer and do not have the opportunity to enjoy it. That perspective most likely resonates with...
Sept. 6 2023
I can’t even begin to tell you how many times I’ve seen or heard a farmer call a consumer stupid. At first, it makes me cringe because it’s just kind of mean. I mean, name-calling? Really?...