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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…

Washington Dairy Wife – Mom carries on; remains-farm-leader

Washington Dairy Wife – Mom carries on; remains-farm-leader This is an article about our farm and my role as a dairy farmer’s wife.

Dairy – It’s a Small, Small World

This past week, dairy farmers from the state of Washington had the opportunity to gather for a few days at the amazing Suncadia Resort in Cle Elum, Washington.  The main goal of this meeting is to gather representatives from the Washington State Dairy Federation,…

NMPF and What it means to Dairy Farmers

The National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF), established in 1916 and based in Arlington, VA, develops and carries out policies that advance the well-being of dairy producers and the cooperatives they own. The members of NMPF’s 30 cooperatives produce the majority of the U.S. milk…

What happens in September….

September ushers in a combination of starting school, 3 different leagues of soccer, and The Western Washington State Fair.  I must say starting school is probably the easiest of these three different activities.  The climax of the 4-H Dairy Year is showing at the…

Sewing, Dairy Cows, Chickens and Zucchini??

Well, this has been a crazy week.  My daughter and I have started our journey into the 4-H sewing world.  Fashion Revue, Modeling, Consumer Review, and set-up.  This sewing thing is pretty involved.  All at the same time, the kids are washing, clipping, and…

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