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Producer Blog: We are not just farmers

Mon, 05/23/2022 - 11:07

When I was a child, other kids would ask, “What does your dad do?” I would rather humbly reply: “He’s just a farmer.” I don’t know why I added the “just” in that reply. Actually, yes I do.

Memorial Day remembrances

Mon, 05/23/2022 - 10:14

This long weekend is one of my favorite times of the year, and a sad one too, unfortunately. Memorial Day weekend is a time many of us celebrate with family, friends and food, but it is also a time to reflect, remember and shed a tear or two.

Take time for the details

Fri, 05/13/2022 - 14:54

The other evening, I was rocking my daughter to sleep for the third time that night. She is getting three molars and fighting a cold, so she’s having a rough few days. It’s been a long time since I rocked her to sleep. These days she snuggles for a few minutes, but she likes to fall asleep in her own bed.

Just dropping by... Government online dating mandate?

Fri, 05/06/2022 - 15:50

Someone wise once said, “Teach them correct principles and they govern themselves.” Another wise man said, “Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day. Teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime.” In 1916, William J. H. Boetcker said:

The Milk House: The imminent problem of eminent domain

Fri, 05/06/2022 - 15:41

Another pint? I asked a friend of mine. He said he better not, because he had to paint his house the next day. I mentioned that a little home improvement was great to spruce up a place. He said his house was going to be torn down in a few months.

Tim the Dairy Farmer: Drink punch

Fri, 05/06/2022 - 14:45

Summer’s coming up. A lot of people are already talking about punch recipes. I always thought punch was a way of saying, “We didn’t buy the good stuff, so we’re going to cover it up with some orange juice and a floating piece of pineapple.”

HERd Management: Your season is coming

Wed, 05/04/2022 - 12:57

FOMO (fear of missing out) is real and is plaguing people of every generation. It adds anxiety, builds discontentment, robs you of your present joy and steals every moment that would normally bring you happiness.