April 2010 Blog Posts (8)

Leisure Time for the Dairy Cows

The cows are SO curious. At one point, I had 30 of them running towards me to check me out. Okay, I admit it.... it kind of ...............read more at



Added by Nancy Grossi on April 28, 2010 at 9:04am — No Comments

Dairy farmer is proud to run Boston Marathon for ag

Marcia Itle of Loretto, Pennsylvania, has two loves -- agriculture and running. On April 19, she was able to combine the two, wearing a "BEEF... It's what's for dinner" jersey while completing her first Boston Marathon.

Marcia is from a 200-cow dairy farm in Cambria County called… Continue

Added by Emily Caldwell on April 23, 2010 at 12:00pm — No Comments

My afternoon with Temple Grandin

Read about my afternoon spent with Temple Grandin.....what a remarkable lady!


Added by Nancy Grossi on April 20, 2010 at 6:14pm — No Comments

The Dairy Princess Ball

Last night we attended the California Milk Advisory Board, District No. 3, 53rd Annual Dairy Princess Ball which was held in Petaluma at the Petaluma Veteran's Memorial Building.

The responsibility of the crowned ...........read more.........


The Wife of a Dairyman…


Added by Nancy Grossi on April 11, 2010 at 5:58pm — No Comments

Dairy, meat & Global Warming

The dairy and the meat industries often get a ‘bad rap’, so it’s really nice to see when an article points out facts about issues regarding these industries. The following article was featured in ..................read more............


The Wife of a Dairyman…


Added by Nancy Grossi on April 8, 2010 at 10:37am — No Comments

500th Facebook fan is proud in Pennsylvania

Last fall, we started a contest on our Facebook page to gain some more followers. We offered a free Proud to Dairy hat to the 500th person to become a fan. That lucky Facebooker was Joel Krall of Lebanon, Pennsylvania.

Joel has been in the dairy industry his entire life, growing up on the dairy that he now operates with his business partner, Tim Crouse. Both Joel and Tim… Continue

Added by Emily Caldwell on April 6, 2010 at 10:19am — No Comments

Hoosiers have the heart and pride for dairying

Indiana may not be the first state that comes to mind when talking about dairying in the Midwest, but it's certainly one that shouldn't be forgotten. Indiana is home to some of the country's largest and most progressive dairy operations.

One such facility is Fair Oaks Farms, milking 30,000 cows at… Continue

Added by Emily Caldwell on April 5, 2010 at 5:13pm — 3 Comments

New York, NEW YORK!

Have you ever met someone who astonishes you with the amount of work they actually do?

Because Eric Curtis fits this description.

Originally from Cazenovia, New York, Eric now works on a 150-cow dairy in Shortsville, New York. He works with the two owners of the farm, as well as two other employees. Eric is in charge of a significant load of work on the…


Added by Kelsey Holter on April 2, 2010 at 10:43am — No Comments

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