10 Quotes About Loving Farm Life

To celebrate dairy farmers today on October 12 – Farmers Day – we asked some of our Dairy MAX farmers to tell us what they love about farm life.

  1. “Do what you love to do, and be around things that make you smile. The cows make me smile every day.” – David Jackson, Bentwood Dairy
  2. “You get to sit down at the end of the day and you know that you got through it with your family.” – Wesley Fraze, Double T Dairy
  3. “Working with family makes what you do worthwhile, as you teach kids responsibility and the importance of life.” – John Devos, Fox Dairy
  4. “We are passionate about what we do. We love our cows and are happy to produce a healthy wholesome product like milk!” – Dale Jones, Jones Dairy Inc.
  5. “We raised our kids the best we could, doing what we loved to do. It was hard work, but we always time to smile and laugh.” – Thomas Meyer, M6 Dairy
  6. “I enjoyed every bit of it — the responsibility, the successes and dealing with everything that came up. There was a real sense of satisfaction in it.” – Bran McCoy, Refuge Dairy
  7. “Whether it's on the tractor or in the pasture with the cows, I just love being able to take my kids to work when I need to.” – Will Collier, T&K Dairy
  8. “it’s more than a job, it’s a way of life.” – Matt Ballou, Texico Jerseys
  9. “It feels good at the end of the day to know you made a product that other people are going to enjoy.” – Jericho Sanchez, Tres Hermanos Dairy
  10. “The farm is part of me.” – Erich Wehrenberg, Wehrenberg Farms
By Kaci McClatchy Creel

Kaci grew up on a beef cattle and wheat farm and has always had a passion for helping consumers understand farming. She has been part of the Dairy MAX team since 2009. When she's not working, Kaci is spending time with her daughter or traveling. Learn more about Kaci

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