The Last Dairy

I'm a dairy farmer, and obviously I like milk, cheese, ice cream, and all things dairy. Perhaps this is why I'm still surprised when I see articles like Cows, who needs them.  This one was definitely one of the most extremely radical pieces I've read in a mainstream magazine. The writer ignored old and new... Continue Reading →

Hats

Some of us have a lot of hats that we wear. Mine, in no particular order, include father, husband, son, friend, farmer, and a few more. My wife would say I have watched too many of them! Wearing the right hat at the right time is not always an easy task. While many people can... Continue Reading →

A Little Rain, Please 

I jinxed us. I'm sure of it. After the fire, I never bought another rain coat. In July we had several rains and the two dollar poncho I picked up wasn't going to hold up another day. So I went and got a nice rain coat.  And then it stopped raining. Sort of like the... Continue Reading →

Calculated Cruelty at Amazon

Chapter 1 “...the phone lines are jammed up with your calls about Right To Farm or Right To Kill. We’ll have Senator Pearson on in the next hour to explain why he wants to repeal the Right To Farm Act. Caller one, your thoughts?” “I’ve been vegetarian for five years because of what happens on... Continue Reading →

When a Dairy Cow Ran For President

In 2012 one of our dairy cows decided that the nation needed a new leader to take us in a better direction, and she volunteered for the job. Shirley Cow began her campaign in earnest. She even selected a running mate, Norma, from Dairy Carrie's herd. Here is the complete saga of Shirley Cow's run... Continue Reading →

Calves Vs Babies

In the tradition of reruns, syndication, and Netflix; I thought for Throwback Thursdays (#TBT) I would pull up some of my favorite posts. We'll kick it off with Calves Vs Babies!! VS     While changing my 2-month-old son's diaper the other day, I thought to myself that I never have to do this to... Continue Reading →

Dreaming About The Lotto

So this farmer meme showed up this week about the lottery.   A little #Powerball #aghumor #agmeme for you this morning. #farmer #agchat #lottery #ifiwonthelotteryIwould pic.twitter.com/FAaslbiNg7 — Matt Boucher (@boucherfarms) January 7, 2016   True. I can't argue with it. We put our faith in cows and plants; our money, too. If they don't do... Continue Reading →

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