Grass for our Cows

Last week we harvested the second cutting of Sudan grass. This crop was planted in late May and early June. Our goal is to harvest three cuttings to feed our cows. The first cutting was complete in mid-July. Our second cutting made good yields and beau…

Grass for our Cows

Last week we harvested the second cutting of Sudan grass. This crop was planted in late May and early June. Our goal is to harvest three cuttings to feed our cows. The first cutting was complete in mid-July. Our second cutting made good yields and beau…

Grass for our Cows

Last week we harvested the second cutting of Sudan grass. This crop was planted in late May and early June. Our goal is to harvest three cuttings to feed our cows. The first cutting was complete in mid-July. Our second cutting made good yields and beau…

Today, 107 Years Old

A farm girl from the start, she has always carried the farm in her heart. I am certain she is among the oldest people living in North Dakota. Her name is Iris. Her favorite flower is the pansy. Pansies remind her of kitten faces. Iris is…

Happy 30th Anniversary Jon and Lisa

Today, is Jon and Lisa Zweber’s 30th wedding anniversary. They have been though a lot together and still their love is strong. I firmly believe that you have be slightly crazy to be  a dairy farmer and you have a be even a little crazier to marr…

Daily Farmer August 27, 2012

Calving heavy and waiting on Isaac
Early last week our milking herd “bottomed out” at 140 cows. That number marked not only our lowest herd count of the summer but also of the past nine years. There are several reasons for the…
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