For the Love of Dairy Farm Proposals

Posted On February 8th, 2017 by

You’ve heard of barn weddings, but have you heard of dairy farm proposals? These couples combined their love of the farm with their love for each other, proving that every couple gets their dairy-tale […]

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Faith, Family & Farming

Posted On January 4th, 2017 by

Meet the Otte family
Blake and Chicky Otte started Square Deal Dairy in 1997 with the hopes of continuing the farm for generations. Fast forward 20 years and they are now farming with the help […]

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Raising a Family on the Farm: How every member contributes

Posted On December 5th, 2016 by

Sometimes technology can get in the way of time spent together during the holidays, but not for this family! Thanks to the help of farming robotics, the family behind New Day Dairy has the […]

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Harvest 2016: Midwest Dairy Farm Round-Up

Posted On October 19th, 2016 by

It doesn’t seem like that look ago planting season in Midwest Dairy-land began. As per usual Mother Nature dictates when harvest begins and ends. When is the weather just right? What’s the window of time […]

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Empowering Women in Agriculture in Mexico

Posted On September 30th, 2016 by

“Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is a success.” – Henry Ford

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What to do with 1,080 pounds of butter

Posted On September 6th, 2016 by

If you’ve been to the Minnesota State Fair, you’ve probably seen the iconic butter sculptures in the dairy building. Every year the 12 finalists for Princess Kay of the Milky Way are carved in 90 […]

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Why this Health Nut Supports Dairy Farms and Thinks You Should Too

Posted On June 3rd, 2016 by

I am passionate about health, both my own health and the health of my community. I have been called many things because of my passion – an advocate, a health nut, and (my personal […]

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Planting 2016: Midwest Dairy Farm Round Up

Posted On May 24th, 2016 by

For many, #Plant16 is done or close to putting the last seeds of corn and soybeans in the ground. Other farmers have been kept busy putting up hay and alfalfa or chopping rye. The […]

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Making a Dairy Farm Sustainable

Posted On May 12th, 2016 by
In this Q&A, Alise Sjostrom, founder of Redhead Creamery, shares the Jennisen family philosophy on sustainable farming, some of the environmental steps they’ve taken on the farm, as well as how the family’s venture into artisan cheeses also makes sustainable practices a priority.
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