Today was a great day at the Dakota County Fair. Our family participated in the Open Class Dairy Show.
Surprise! You are Being Inspected!!
We got our “Surprise, you are going to be inspected” call recently and yesterday the inspector came out to review our paper work and make sure EVERYTHING on the farm was in compliance.
Almost a Date Night-Wordless Wednesday
Nothing screams romantic like helping your husband with farm tasks.
Dairy Farming in a Storm
Yesterday, I posted two pictures Tim took on Saturday. In case you missed it: We were enjoying a fun day at my parents’ celebrating our oldest’s birthday. Clouds started to appear in the sky and Tim suggested that we should…
Organic Lawn Care Tips from a Dairyman
When we moved into townhouse two years ago, we were excited because we would no longer need to care for a lawn. After hours at the farm all day, we didn’t have the time or the energy to care for…
Raising Healthy Chickens
Hear the boys and I explain what the chicks need to be healthy at this age.
You Think We Would Know It All by Now
The truth is we humans do not know it all and probably never will. I know that God and I will have lots of funny stories to swap some day.
Farmers Have a Story To Tell
Tim and I are currently at the American Farm Bureau Federation in Atalanta, GA. Home of the peach trees, grits and snow. What? Yes, snow, ice and other miserable weather. We thought we were escaping our terrible weather, but in…
Questions about Organics? The MN Dept of Ag can Help
The MN Department of Agriculture yesterday released six short videos answering some of the most asked questions about organic products and organic labeling. As a member of the MN Organic Task Force, I serve on a subcommittee that helped spearhead…