March 31 2020
“Well, that escalated quickly.” It seems to be the appropriate phrase to describe the last two weeks. What looked like would only be a slight interruption, has brought the global community...
March 30 2020
According to The New York Times, there are 21 states, 37 counties, and 16 cities in the U.S. that have “locked down,” telling their residents to stay home except for necessities
March 26 2020
Looking at our farm here in East Moline, Ill., it is business as usual. Cows still have to be milked three times a day
March 26 2020
Social distancing, self-quarantine, and isolation have become the new nomenclature as we collaborate to quell the coronavirus. However, dairy producers, farm employees, and veterinarians call it biosecurity
March 26 2020
Sadly, it took a pandemic of epic proportions to reconfirm with the consuming public what we knew all along: Farmers and their employees rank among the world’s superheroes
March 25 2020
USDA’s March edition of the World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report had mixed news for U.S. dairy producers
March 25 2020
As farmers, we’re uniquely fortunate when it comes to being quarantined for long periods of time. I don’t know about you, but before it was encouraged or legally enforced, I used to spend weeks...
March 24 2020
The world has changed a lot in the last week and a half, and maybe one of the only silver linings in this situation is that we’re realizing the difference between what we need in order to survive...
March 24 2020
Vitamin D and its immune-building function is the likely reason milk is flying off these store shelves
March 24 2020
Stop the rumors, dairy processing plants can be back up and running even if an employee tests positive for COVID-19
March 23 2020
Farmers literally fed the Allied forces and the world’s war-ravaged citizens during World War II
March 23 2020
Many of us have lived through some of history’s most significant moments; the ones that transformed our country and its people. The September 11 attacks . . . the Gulf War that was televised before...
March 23 2020
The recent COVID-19 events and realities are unprecedented. We are truly seeing history being made that will have an effect on the dairy industry and society as a whole
March 20 2020
As I write this article, the death toll and global panic associated with coronavirus are both steadily rising. The latest human outbreak is being caused by a strain called Wuhan coronavirus
March 19 2020
Unless you live under a rock, you know that times are a little hectic and scary right now. How much affect has one virus caused? A pandemic, death, and a lot of sick people