An animal rights group recently started an insane campaign about how milk represents white supremacy. Yes, that's a real head scratcher, isn't it? I propose that dairy is as diverse as they come. There's white, chocolate, and strawberry milk, cheeses, fermented milk, lactose-free milk, frozen milk, and more, more, more! And what about the cows?... Continue Reading →
Dear milk drinkers and dairy lovers, In a world of cell phones, instant messages, and social media, the power of one letter can still be amazing. From the unexpected arrival of a check, or a deep profession of love and devotion, a letter can bring unexpected change.Unfortunately, dairy farmers have been getting a different kind... Continue Reading →
The Farmers Behind Your Holiday Meal
It is easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, but the true joy comes with faith and family. Maybe the most memorable moments at Christmastime happen as relatives, near and far, gather around the table to share a meal. Whether you're reaching for seconds, asking Aunt Sue to... Continue Reading →
Farmers and Earth Day
When farmers say every day is Earth Day they really mean it. In order for a farm to be passed down, to be sustainable, the farmer has to be a good steward of their land. The progress of raising the same amount of food and fiber with fewer inputs and resources is a testament to... Continue Reading →
Ask Those Farmers!
I like to think I know a little about dairy farming. I get this joke, for instance. There's much I don't know in other fields of agriculture. That makes me a lot like an average consumer. But I don't have to be average if I choose not to be. Earlier this year I was asked... Continue Reading →