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This Man I Did Not Know.

His years of sacrifice, service and devotion are not wasted and certainly not forgotten. ... all that I know to be right, just and free I owe to all those names and faces I never knew…including this man I did not know.

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A Day For Mothers. 

Just like every other day of the year the moms on our family farm will be feeding, milking and caring for our cows, tending the crops and of course raising the next generation, because every day is Mother’s Day on the family farm. So thank you to all the moms that are part of our farm family and moms everywhere….and special thanks to those mamas raising their boys and girls to be farmers.  

Is Organic Farming Anti-Science?

In a world where advertising, self promotion and failure to see the big picture muddies the waters for farmers and consumers alike Julaine boils it all down…like a rockstar.

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This question has been weighing on my mind recently. For the past several weeks, I’ve read several different opinions and assumptions that farming organically means that scientific knowledge and research is thrown out the window. I’ve also heard opinions that organic farming is not as innovative as conventional farming. In addition to this, I’ve seen organic consumers being shamed for purchasing products (supposedly) produced in a manner not supported by scientific research. Now, as an organic farmer, allow me to try to explain why I believe that these assumptions are neither accurate nor warranted. Here’s why:

When I take stock of our farm practices on our transitional organic dairy farm, I find that I can say with emphasis that I firmly believe that organic farming is just as science based and as innovative as conventional farming, especially in these three areas: sustainability, animal welfare, and technology.

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Born to Be.

Who were you Born to Be? I may not have been born a dairy farmer, but I was born to be one.

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Just Three Things…Badgers, School of Funk, and Being Heard

Just Three Things...Badgers, School of Funk, and Being Heard

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The Audacity to Talk About the Science.

If they are willing and wanting to silence the farmer, and if they are desperate to silence the scientist, then who is it that is supposed to speak?
...Someone with the audacity to talk about the Science.

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Just Three Things…Atrocious Saints, Viral Fetish, and Bionic Thingies

Just Three Things...Atrocious Saints, Viral Fetish, and Bionic Thingies

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Just Three Things…

Just Three Things: The Party Bus, That Time that .4% Became a Big Deal. otherwise known as "We Know Our Readers are Tired of Reading About ISIS" , and The Unbearable Cuteness of Mercer

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Just Three Things…

Just Three Things: This bus came outta nowhere, Flow Charts, and Defending the Band

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Just Three Things…

Just Three Things: Basketball, Living the Dream in New Zealand, and Witch Hunts..

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