Plant Alchemy

And then I told the corn, "You can grow up to be anything you want to be." I'll let you in on a little secret. I told those plants a lie. That corn is still going to grow up to be corn. No matter how hard it tries. It's going to grow, be picked, shucked,... Continue Reading →

A Change

In Greek mythology Sisyphus was forced to roll a boulder up a steep hill only to watch it roll down just as he got it to the top. That feels a lot like dairy farming does right now. We've been working hard, and yet it seems like we cannot get ahead. In fact, here's actual... Continue Reading →

Bull Calves On Our Dairy

This calf is not the future of our herd.  I didn't really want this calf. I didn't really want a bull calf. But that's where the negativity ends. All calves, and I do mean all of them, are raised exactly the same on our farm. We don't do anything differently just because a calf is... Continue Reading →

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