Month: January 2014

What does $5000 buy??

Right now, we are in the process of building a new calf barn.  Many times it is easier to just keep doing things on dairy the way they have always been done.  A calf is born, fed milk for 2-3 months, weaned, and then…

To eat Butter or not…..

My 9 year old son is diagnosed with autism.  When he was 3 1/2 years old I made the choice to put him on a Gluten free, Soy free, and Dairy free diet.  As an organic dairy farmer, it was a difficult choice to…

The Year of the Family Farm

The headline of the article was “The UN has declared 2014 the year of the Family Farm”.  Kind of exciting to see this kind of publicity or recognition for a farmer.  Our family farm is a 3rd or 4th generation dairy (depends on who…

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