Tag Archives: Minnesota dairy

Live on the Farm

As January starts winding down I am deeply thankful for the mild weather stretch. I don’t like foggy grey, but the “Pacific-style” weather has been keeping our temperatures around the freezing point instead of typical lows below zero. It is … Continue reading

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Henrietta: Almost 5

It’s been a long while since I’ve written an update on our blog cow, Henrietta. She will be five years old next month, and it’s high time for some details.  Henrietta still lives here on our dairy farm, gets milked … Continue reading

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The Blog Cow and Baby Number Three

It has been a beautiful start to November. We’ve got most of the normal autumn warmth of September, and I’m choosing to believe winter is still a ways in the distance. Last year, you might remember we went from this … Continue reading

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The Milk Comment

“Lisa, thanks to your teachings, I no longer feel guilty about passing up the $6.99/gal organic milk for conventional.” Well, wow. Honestly. This comment was written to me in passing on social media last week, and it made me stop … Continue reading

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Muddy Paths

It’s a funny thing. 6 weeks ago our county was categorized in borderline severe drought. Once we started harvesting our corn silage we were sidelined several time by rain, and we even got several semi trucks stuck in the field. … Continue reading

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