Category: Environment

Please don’t litter, it’s not only a farm but our office too!

Well, spring is here!  Currently it is thundering outside, with a forecast of snow and cold to follow…welcome to Minnesota in March!  With the warmer temps came a rapid thaw of our snow banks and drifts…the problem is the garbage that is …

Balanced Budget: Direct Payments and Education

I previously had a post on my thoughts on the Farm Bill. Since then, I have put together some more thoughts on Federal programs, regulations and the deficit. For those who know me, I do not like to “beat around the bush” and so I plan on sharing a couple of posts in very frank […]

Dairy cares? Environment

Here is a quick update about dairies in California’s Central valley and their progress with environmental regulations Dairy Cares Report February 2011 www.dairycares.com  Myths vs. facts: Much progress made in dairy water quality protection efforts It is an indisputable fact that in the past four years, California dairy families have invested more than $150 … Continue reading »

Massive Manure Spreader

I try to shy away from posting on manure. Its really just not my thing. I mean I love my cows, and I know how valuable it is as fertilizer and all, but geesh that stuff stinks. Luckily, we have a Manure Management team at the farm that is second to …

Massive Manure Spreader

I try to shy away from posting on manure. Its really just not my thing. I mean I love my cows, and I know how valuable it is as fertilizer and all, but geesh that stuff stinks. Luckily, we have a Manure Management team at the farm that is second to …

Massive Manure Spreader

I try to shy away from posting on manure. Its really just not my thing. I mean I love my cows, and I know how valuable it is as fertilizer and all, but geesh that stuff stinks. Luckily, we have a Manure Management team at the farm that is second to …

State of the State- Michigan’s Big Comeback!

I totally missed the State of the State tonight. I honestly don’t even know if was aired on one of our 12 stations that we get but I was too busy with Spelling and Book Reports at that point anyway but oh well….What reports I have seen so far are rea…

State of the State- Michigan’s Big Comeback!

I totally missed the State of the State tonight. I honestly don’t even know if was aired on one of our 12 stations that we get but I was too busy with Spelling and Book Reports at that point anyway but oh well….What reports I have seen so far are rea…

State of the State- Michigan’s Big Comeback!

I totally missed the State of the State tonight. I honestly don’t even know if was aired on one of our 12 stations that we get but I was too busy with Spelling and Book Reports at that point anyway but oh well….What reports I have seen so far are rea…

What’s YOUR dream job?

Last week, while I worked to bed in my little calves, I was listening to our local radio station.  The radio announcer was discussing a survey of the general public, answering the question “what’s your dream job?”  Surprisingly, the top answe…