Dec. 4 2020
Dairy farming is traditionally thought of as a generational vocation. Farms are handed down from parents to children over time, or from an owner to a successor
Dec. 3 2020
As a farm mom and wife, you get pretty good about waiting, or at least I have
Dec. 2 2020
I’m writing this through tears of anger, frustration, disbelief, and exhaustion. I am so tired of being a farmer
Dec. 1 2020
I have a notebook where I dump everything from my brain. Thoughts, to-do lists, goals . . . you name it, it’s all there
Nov. 30 2020
Trust can be hard to earn and even more difficult to repair once it is broken. Being trustworthy is one of the greatest gifts we can give our family, friends, and coworkers
Nov. 25 2020
Let’s talk about fog really quick, shall we? In my hometown, we get some pretty impressive fog
Nov. 24 2020
The year 2020 has been quite the roller coaster ride. I’d say being dairy farmers who are used to ups and downs may have given us a little better handle on how to deal with this crazy year, but it...
Nov. 19 2020
When my mother was sick and dying, my older sister, Cathy, did a lot to help take care of her
Nov. 13 2020
It seems like everything I see, hear, or read about these days is building momentum toward the impending holiday season
Nov. 12 2020
We all know that politics is a sensitive subject. Once you say your opinion or post it online, you will have people that agree and people that disagree
Nov. 6 2020
I grew up on a first-generation dairy farm, and some days, I hated it. I hated that sometimes the cows got out, and I was late to school because we had to put them away
Nov. 5 2020
I wrote this post on the eve of Election Day. I don't really want to talk about politics, and I'm not going to divulge who I plan to vote for. That is not the point
Nov. 4 2020
Before you start drafting hate mail, stay with me on this. Farmers, in general, are some of the best people I know
Nov. 2 2020
All across the country, stitched into the landscape between population centers, is where we find what people like to call “rural America.”
Oct. 22 2020
We built what we consider our dream house on our family dairy farm five years ago, and we have settled in quite well
Oct. 16 2020
When fun shenanigans, team camaraderie, and years of dedicated work come together, it has the ability to cement lifelong friendships and a lifestyle you can’t ignore
Oct. 9 2020
‘Tis the season for rambling posts and general unfriendliness on account of political views. As election day grows closer, I am reminded of 2016 and the massive fallouts of that November
Oct. 8 2020
While a lot of people might have Friday night plans, many farmers plans don't include leaving their farm
Oct. 7 2020
I just want to start this by saying that I hate politics for so many reasons. I hate how politicians give off the air of being superior to the rest of us when they technically work for us
Oct. 5 2020
The dairy industry enjoys a rich history full of value and innovation. When those two attributes are joined together, it brings accessible nutrition to people who need it