Monthly Archives: July 2014

The Yin and Yang of a Cool Summer

It’s been an unusually cool summer, and that’s great for our animals. Cows love this weather: cool nights and days that don’t get too hot. We recently installed new fans and ventilation systems in our freestall barns, and of course, … Continue reading

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A Little Lull

Farming is cyclical. There are times when there aren’t enough hours in the day, and others when there’s a short break in the fieldwork. Right now is one of those times, and I’ll take it. We’ll be bringing in another … Continue reading

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Leading the Conversation

A few weeks ago, I had the chance to spend the day in Chicago at a meeting of the American Dairy Science Association to address dairy industry groups and university researchers. I was asked to speak about what I know … Continue reading

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