As farmers, we know we are part of a bigger story. We are caretakers of the land for a time, following in the footsteps of generations before …

The week between Christmas and New Year’s Day was wonderfully different than every other week of the year on the southern Illinois dairy farm …

Winter is a season to celebrate, although some lifelong Wisconsinites may disagree because of the snow and freezing temperatures. The change o…

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One of the perennial certainties of any election season is how pundits chew over the politics of losing campaigns rather than discuss the poli…

Ten or so years ago a friend asked if I would help him move a gun safe from his garage to his basement. I agreed not knowing what I was in for.

It is no surprise to any dairy farmer reading this that the past five years have been a challenge. The past seven and a half months, however, …