Man, do I love me some Chinese food! When I was in college, I lived right next to the best Chinese buffet-style restaurant. Oh, the wonderful smells I would smell as I walked to and from campus. As you can imagine, it was extremely difficult for my room-mate and I not to eat Chinese take-out at least once per […]
More than ever, consumers have a growing interest in where their food comes from and how it is produced…which is great! Folks should care about where their food originates from and it makes my job as a farmer so much more important. But, I don’t ever want consumers to feel “food shamed” or have fear […]
Has your newsfeed been filled with #milktruth posts? Maybe you have seen something in the newspaper or on television. For some reason, milk has been under attack. Critics are saying don’t drink milk – it’s unneeded, unnatural, and bad for you. That couldn’t be further from the truth. Dairy farmers and milk supporters everywhere are setting […]
Today my good friend, Jill, shares with us another side of the dairy industry; the “show” side. That’s right, cow beauty pageants. Dairy farmers are extremely passionate about dairy and many enjoy showing off their quality animals. Farmers travel great lengths with their cows to participate in cow shows and compete with others. Showing cattle is a great way to bond with cows and other folks in the dairy industry. Read below to learn more about the show circuit!
Maybe it is because I just got done sorting cattle and a cow slipped and splattered manure all over me, but I sure am fired up today. First, I discover that The Original Muck Boot Company supports HSUS, a company that “claims to save animals”, but in reality only a small fraction of their profits […]