Monday, November 26, 2018
Most kids grow up playing in their backyard or at the park. But for dairy farm kids, the whole farm is their playground! About 97 percent of U.S. farms are family-owned, and farm families are raising the next generation to pass along the farming way of life.
Thursday, June 7, 2018
Most of us like the idea of giving back to our community, but the reality is there are few people who fully commit to devoting their time and resources.
Saturday, November 18, 2017
Ever wish you could tour a dairy farm? Now you can do it digitally!
Thursday, October 12, 2017
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.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Dairy farmers often say they work 24/7/365. Vacations are rare and time off the farm is unusual. So. what happens when a dairy farmer retires? Can someone who works from sun up to sun down and beyond just sit back and enjoy their retirement when they’re done farming?
Thursday, March 2, 2017
Dr. Chris Mahlerbe’s career path was a no-brainer. He knew from the time he was a child that he was going to have a career as a livestock veterinarian.
Monday, February 27, 2017
As far back as I can remember, I have loved all things dairy:
Thursday, December 22, 2016
Dairy farmers don’t get a day off – not even Christmas. But their celebrations are just as warm and special as any. We asked four dairy farm families to give us a peek into their typical Christmas traditions. The Van der Laan Family How do we spend Christmas on the farm?
Tuesday, November 8, 2016
Every day, dairy farmers go to great lengths to care for their cows – the humans can’t rest until the cows are comfortable. So we asked some of our real farm wives to share the times they went the extra mile. A Calf in the House
Monday, May 16, 2016
Sometimes, you just need something fun, but “educational,” for the kids to do, right? Why not throw in some science and history too, just for good measure. Boy, do I have the thing for you: Make butter! But you know, “back then” as my kids say, people had to make their own butter.
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