March 2015 Blog Posts (3)

Compassion and Love: What Ag Week Should Really be About

We all know that dairy life is hard. It is trying physically and mentally. Especially right now with the milk price. 

I have been quite sick the last week and a half. For someone busy and used to being out in the barn a lot, this has been killing me. I can only do so many dishes and loads of laundry before I start going nuts. But I have to say this is the best part of working in such a family oriented business. When we need help, everyone is there to support us, help us out…


Added by Ashley Messing on March 20, 2015 at 10:02am — 3 Comments

Pennsylvania dairy couple creates snow cow sculpture

Jordan Kennedy of Butler, Pennsylvania, farms with his family at Four Seasons Farm. His girlfriend, Jessi Boldy, is a student at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, majoring in communications media. On March 2, the couple used the…


Added by Proud to Dairy on March 17, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments

First winter in the new calf barn

Back in November, I wrote about our new calf barn and the switch we made to automatic calf feeders. One important decision for us in the design of the new barn and putting the calves on the automatic feeders was that we would not have to transition them until they were 4 to 6 months old. .

In order to understand this, you first need to understand our calving situation. Years ago, before I was even in…


Added by Christina Winch on March 6, 2015 at 7:30am — No Comments

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