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Always Preparing

We have a different kind of farm prep to do now that winter has arrived in northeast Wisconsin. We do everything we can to keep our employees comfortable and warm in the cold temperatures. Since our work is always outside, … Continue reading

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The Perfect Mix

I like to tell people that cows eat a more balanced diet than most people, because it’s true. We make a special mix of feed for our cows that contains four basic ingredients: haylage, corn silage, a special mix of … 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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Farming in the Polar Vortex

It’s been a winter for the record books, and it’s not over yet. Cold weather on the farm means taking extra precautions for the safety and well-being of our animals and our employees. When it’s 10, 15 and 20 degrees … Continue reading

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