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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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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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Waste and Want.

Food waste is an integral part of the sustainability conversation for farmers, not only as a renewable energy source but also as part of the solution for hunger in a time where we farmers truly are capable of feeding the world.

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Cougars and Cows.

Every town has its team and something to make them special. It just so happens that Dixfield, Maine has its Cougars and its cows.

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I am an agvocate 365.

There is nothing wrong with being a good advocate. There is nothing wrong with being passionate. And ...there is nothing wrong with being a good farmer.

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Resolve to BE.

A singular task may accomplish your "to do" list but who you are can make your world a better place. Resolve to BE.

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It’s a Well Deserved, Wonderful Life.

It is, indeed, a well deserved, wonderful life for we dairy farmers, milk truck drivers and everyone who works to get our milk to your table.

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Giving Tuesday.

If we give and you give then our world will be a better place. Take the time to count your blessings and then make the time to give your time, your strength, and your love so that others might count their blessings, and among them they will count you. What better day to give than Giving Tuesday.

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Just Ask Me.

I'm their farmer. I will tell you the truth. It may not be the truth you want because sometimes it isn't pretty and sometimes it's messy, but I will tell you and you will know the truth. Just ask me.

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So this Milkmaid walks into a bar….

Spending the bulk of the week in Dallas, Texas with a whole passel of Dairy Farmers…EVERY. SINGLE. ONE. of them an Agvocate, even if they don’t know it and thought this was a timely re-post. Who did you talk to today about the food you put on their table?

The Deere Milkmaid

One of the best things about being a farmer is being able to make your way of life the way you make your living, and usually that means being able to call home your workplace. That’s also one of the downsides to being a farmer: when you don’t get off the farm much you don’t really get to talk with folks…you know, the folks that don’t trip over semen tanks, keep tow chains and bags of seed corn in their trucks, or treat sunrise as the halfway mark of their day. When you don’t talk to THOSE folks they don’t get to know you and they certainly don’t stand a chance of understanding what it’s really like to be a farmer. That’s why it’s not only important to get off the farm but also make the most of those off farm adventures.

It’s not every day that a dairy farmer…

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