Heartwarming to Breathtaking: Our Favorite Farm Photos

Whether it’s cow care or environmental sustainability, dairy farmers are passionate about their land, their animals and the quality of milk they provide to their communities. Although dairy farming requires lots of hard work, the beauty of farm life reminds them of how rewarding the profession truly is. Here’s a snapshot of life on our regional dairy farms.

The view doesn’t get much better than this. Photo Credit: Megan Owen, Lasater Dairy LLC

In order to keep the cows fed, farm work is never done. Photo Credit: Kyle Humphrey, Humphrey & Humphrey Dairy

Do you like my earrings? There is a lot more to my ear tags than you might think. Photo Credit: SD Farms

Dairy cows often eat as much as 100 pounds a day, made up of a balanced combination of forage, grain, mineral supplements and protein-rich feeds, like soybean meal. Learn more about a cow’s diet.

Say what? Not everyone loves ice cream?  Photo Credit: Refuge Dairy

These Holsteins are enjoying a meal under the big Texas sky.

The Tucker family has been dairy farming since 1926. “I love being able to raise our kids around dairy and being able to pass it on to them,” says Candi Tucker.  Photo Credit: Tucker Dairy

♫ “Don’t wanna be … all by myself.” Dairy cows are social animals, but sometimes you just need a moment to yourself. Photo Credit: Wehrenberg Farms

Dairy farming looks different across our region – from Texas to the Rocky Mountains. Photo Credit: Bella Holsteins Inc

By Jordan Manning

Jordan grew up in the cattle industry and uses her love of agriculture every day to help people understand more about their food. She previously worked at the Texas Beef Council. When she's not working, Jordan enjoys cheering for the Aggies. Learn more about Jordan

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