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March 2013 Blog Posts (8)

Plans and Pageviews; It takes one to get the other

Those of you who read this blog often know that I often make grand plans.

You also know my plans have been known to fall apart. Take, for example, the cheesecake adventure of last November.

So a few months ago, in one of my plans, I was going to get 300 pageviews on my March 1 column.  It’s now April and I had planned on telling you about my tremendous success. There was just one problem.

I didn’t write a March post.

I got sick, as in coughing till your sides…

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Added by Karma Metzler Fitzgerald on March 25, 2013 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

The Best Advice

 

April 2013:  What's the best piece of advice anyone has ever given you when it comes to showing cows?  

The best piece of advice was being told to remember that “YOU are responsible.” This has come from every direction since the beginning. 

I AM RESPONSIBLE FOR…

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Added by MaddieMoo on March 23, 2013 at 8:05am — No Comments

PDPW Conference Well Worth It

Last week I had the opportunity to attend the PDPW (Professional Dairy Producers of Wisconsin) conference in Madison, WI.  This was my first time attending the conference, but not my first experience with PDPW.  My first experience came back in January 2005 when my husband and I were participating the WI Jaycee's Outstanding Young Farmer program.  PDPW put on a workshop about speaking up for agriculture.   At that time I was employeed full time as a high school vo-ag teacher and FFA advisor,…

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Added by Christina Winch on March 20, 2013 at 8:41pm — 1 Comment

Wordless Wednesday - March 20

On this Wordless Wednesday, we’d like to feature a photo from the Ramsier’s Willow Spring Farm, LLC and W.G. Dairy Supply, Inc. event last week.

The event showcased the Lely Astronaut robotic milking system, a production and financial update on robotic milking, as well as a Q&A panel discussion with producers. Guests had the…

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Added by Lely North America on March 20, 2013 at 7:30am — No Comments

Expanding our ag knowledge

I recently had the opportunity to interview Michele Payn-Knoper about her new book, "No More Food Fights!" The book focuses on growing the conversation between farmers and ranchers and "foodies," who include chefs, dietitians and many others passionate about food and nutrition.…



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Added by Emily Caldwell on March 19, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Dairy Connections and Mentors

March 2013:

Talk about a connection you've made because of the dairy industry. It can be a new friend, someone your own age; a mentor who has or will help you pursue your dairy goals; or a 4-H leader or teacher you're grateful for. 

I have made a LOT of connections in the dairy industry and other industries that support it.  I am extremely blessed…

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Added by MaddieMoo on March 6, 2013 at 10:35am — No Comments

Wordless Wednesday - March 6

On this Wordless Wednesday, we’d like to feature a photo courtesy of Agro-Réfrigération inc., a Lely Center Victoriaville, Quebec.

Do you have a Lely cap? Share your photos!

Have a photo you would like to submit a photo for Wordless…

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Added by Lely North America on March 6, 2013 at 9:14am — No Comments

Ramsier’s Willow Spring Farm, LLC & W.G. Dairy Supply, Inc. to feature Lely’s Astronaut robotic milking system

Ramsier’s Willow Spring Farm, LLC and W.G. Dairy Supply, Inc. will host an event Wed., March 13, showcasing the Lely Astronaut robotic milking system, a production and financial update on robotic milking, as well as a Q&A panel discussion with producers. Guests will have the opportunity to see the Lely Astronaut in action, hear from…

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Added by Lely North America on March 1, 2013 at 9:31am — No Comments

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