Michelle Davidson, cohost of Kansas City Live, and her two kids, Stella and Braden, stopped by Heins Dairy Farm in Higginsville, Mo., to learn what happens before dairy foods make it into your fridge. Watch Michelle tour the Heins Dairy Farm and learn where your milk comes from.
For more than 60 years, members of John Temme’s family have been milking cows on their dairy farm near Wayne, Neb. When John made the decision to return to the farm after college, his parents and grandparents were excited to have the third generation involved in the family business, but they also knew it would require careful planning, communications and investment.
For Rodney and Dorothy Elliott, sustainability comes in many forms. It means caring for the environment, caring for their animals, and providing a good living for their family, employees and local businesses.
A dedication to sustainability and energy efficiency is second nature for Jer-Lindy Farms in Brooten, Minnesota. The 258-acre farm uses the most sustainable methods to cultivate corn and alfalfa and provide the best environment for its 200 dairy cows.