About a month ago, David and I did something we’ve never done before. We took the day off and went to a cattle sale – and we actually bought something! … Continue reading Jersey Girls
Last week a guy named Aaron Watson became the first independent male artist to have a #1 record on the Billboard Country Music charts. If you haven’t heard of him, … Continue reading The Underdog: Aaron Watson and Agriculture
Like so many people, in high school I was a dedicated athlete. In college, I was less dedicated, but I was always active. Since then though, I’ve become a bit … Continue reading P90X3 – Halfway Through!
Last Saturday as a calf took its first breath there were cheers and big smiles among a small crowd welcoming her to the world. A couple of women driving by … Continue reading Farmers are People
Anyone who can both count and spell knows that work is in fact a four letter word. My point (in this post at least) isn’t to call into question the … Continue reading Work: Is it a four letter word?
Last month I had the opportunity to attend the AgChat Foundation’s 2014 Cultivate and Connect Conference in Austin, TX. I attended the organization’s Agvocacy 2.0 Conference two years ago in … Continue reading Lessons in Advocacy from the AgChat Cultivate and Connect Conference
On February 13, 2002 Waylon Jennings passed away. That same day a border collie delivered a litter of puppies. Two of the females landed at this farm – their names … Continue reading An Empty Porch
Holy cow! Can you believe that it’s already June?! Yeah, me neither. But I’m sure you know that June is dairy month! (I had to throw that in…check out these … Continue reading At least its not 2012
Last week we bred eight cows and six heifers. This is a pretty high number for our herd, but we’re breeding all heats in an effort to get ahead before … Continue reading In Synch: Breeding Cows using Synch Protocols
Today is National Ag Day, and this year’s theme is 365 sunrises and 7 billion mouths to feed. At our dairy we have about 100 Holstein cows to feed twice … Continue reading National Ag Day: 365 Sunrises and 100 Mouths to Feed