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We Are Thankful For Cow Sh!t

We, by being a dairy, have cows that turn the feed we grow into consumable products that we can buy at the grocery store. But then there’s also the byproduct of manure that cows produce. That manure is really where it all starts for us. Continue reading

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Making Hay While the Sun Shines

We’ve had quite a spell of beautiful weather lately. That makes it easier to harvest – there’s no mud, it’s easier to keep the roads clean, and we’ve got dry days with lots of sunshine. You couldn’t ask for a better … 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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Manure: The Ultimate in Recycling

Most people think of farming as planting and harvesting crops. But it’s also important to keep our soil fertile to ensure the best yields. To do this, we plant cover crops that protect the soil and we use our animals’ … Continue reading

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Where Did Summer Go?

It’s the end of August, and everyone is asking the same question: Where did the summer go? It’s been a strange summer here in Wisconsin, with a late spring and lots of cool, overcast days. We had one good, hot … Continue reading

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Spring Planting: It Takes a Team

Spring means planting season on the farm, and there’s a lot more that goes into it than meets the eye. We’re proud to grow enough forage to feed our cows, and that means we are planting 3,000 acres of hay, … Continue reading

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