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Farm Life

Virtual Tour Carlson Farm

Virtual Farm Tour

Not everyone gets the opportunity to see where their food comes from, but thanks to a partnership with Pipestone System, Midwest Dairy recently collaborated with Carlson Dairy in Minnesota to create an interactive virtual farm tour.

Take the virtual tour!
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Meet Our Dairy Farmers

Dairy farmers are hard working and innovative, especially when it comes to taking care of their animals and the environment. Most dairy farms are family-owned, and there are many ways you can support dairy farmers. Dairy farmers are also active in their local communities, helping with projects and being involved in different organizations.

Get to know the farmers that produce your favorite dairy foods and see why they love what they do and how they take care of their animals, land and community.

Meet Our Farmers
Then & Now

Farm Life Infographics

See how each state has made an effort from the 1960s to today to become more sustainable through innovation, conservation and dedication. Download your state infographic to learn more.

Welcome to the Farm!

We know you’re interested in seeing where milk comes from, but not everyone can visit a dairy farm in person. Now, you can take this 10-stop video tour to experience how milk from real cows, on a real Midwest farm, becomes the fresh, naturally nutrient-rich dairy foods you love.

Visit the Online Farm

Dairy Cows

Like dogs or horses, there are many different breeds of cows. The two most recognized and well-known breeds of dairy cattle are the Holstein cow and the Jersey cow. Learn more about each type of cow.

Learn About Dairy Cows


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Got Questions About Farm Life?

We have the answers!

We’ve compiled some commonly asked questions about dairy farming, dairy cows and their care, sustainability and milk.

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Got Questions About Dairy Nutrition?

We have the answers!

Do you have questions regarding dairy nutrition? Check out dairy nutrition information for the answers you need.