Feb. 11 2019
Last year I wrote an article on six reasons why you should have a farm website. The main reason is because your farm is a business, and every business can be found on search engines (such as Google) when...
Feb. 5 2019
There is no doubt that the outlook for milk prices is not looking great for this next year. While many big factors play a roll in the final price, one can't be denied
Feb. 4 2019
While the New England Patriots scored more points than the Los Angeles Rams in Super Bowl LIII, it might be a stretch to call them a winner
Jan. 30 2019
Six years ago, I agonized over the decision to start a farm Facebook page. I was already doing some advocating on my personal profile and thought, maybe that’s enough
Jan. 28 2019
We are well aware of the concept of supply and demand. We are all too familiar with milk’s response
Jan. 25 2019
Multiple news outlets have dubbed 2019 as “The year of the vegan.” Headlines like “Everything is ready to make 2019 the ‘year of the vegan’. Are you?”
Jan. 23 2019
As an industry, we have gotten fantastic at preaching to the choir, so to speak. We love to share dairy content online and through social media; however, a lot of the time, we as producers enjoy it as...
Jan. 14 2019
Most dairy farmers we meet around the country aren't using social media to connect with consumers
Jan. 10 2019
I know in many of my blogs I have talked about getting more and more information out to the public. This is key. It is what we lack in the dairy industry
Jan. 9 2019
“I stick to plant-based products because it’s safer.” “Almond milk is way healthier for you.” “I choose soy because it doesn’t have antibiotics in it.”
Jan. 7 2019
You can always go home. In the case of Hisao Fukuda, home meant returning to his original vocation: working for the U.S. dairy farmers. “I knew Tom Suber well,” said Fukuda
Dec. 3 2018
There is new oasis for drivers making the long and often lonely 420-mile trip from Las Vegas, Nev., to Salt Lake City, Utah
Nov. 27 2018
‘Tis the season of giving, and perhaps you’re wondering how you can help support farm families for this year’s #GivingTuesday
Nov. 26 2018
Do you want to reach younger audiences and show them how amazing life is on the farm surrounded by dairy cows? I get jealous just saying that
Nov. 9 2018
Have you ever wanted to talk directly with other farmers and National Dairy Checkoff staff about dairy promotion but didn't know where to go? Well, now there's an easy way to do it
Oct. 17 2018
It’s not that I don’t have enough to do already. Yet for some reason, when I get asked to talk to a group of preschoolers about dairy, I always say yes!
Sept. 27 2018
I recently just finished a 5K (5 kilometer) race held in conjunction with the Quad Cities Marathon
Sept. 24 2018
National Farmer’s Day is October 12, and it’s a chance for us in agriculture to connect with our dairy-loving consumers and showcase real life on the farm through our social media channels
Sept. 10 2018
Named after legendary dairy-industry icon Stephen Babcock . . . Babcock Hall, which facilitates some of the world’s most cutting-edge dairy product research, will be reborn