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May 2010 Blog Posts (11)

A FARM girl and her bathtub

A FARM girl and her bathtub

Being a farmer doesn’t mean I’m less of a girl/woman. It is hard to say what I am, being 31 doesn’t qualify me as a woman because I look like a 20 year old (at least that’s what I think, on a good sunny, my…

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Added by Leontien on May 29, 2010 at 9:55am — No Comments

A 1,600 Ton delivery

Our biggest delivery of the year.

As I was headed down our driveway the other day, just before cresting the hill to drive down the hill, I see a very large load traveling up in the opposite direction. I stop to wait (it's a one lane drive). The silage trucks are coming. This means silage .........read more...........…

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Added by Nancy Grossi on May 25, 2010 at 7:58pm — No Comments

Support Senate Bill 1645 “Federal Milk Marketing Improvement Act of 2009”

We’re writing to encourage fellow dairy producers to support Senate Bill 1645 “Federal Milk Marketing Improvement Act of 2009”. The objective of S1645 is to stabilize farm milk prices at a level that will provide dairy farmers with sufficient income to cover their cost of production. We like S1645 because it includes a cost of…

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Added by Brenda Hastings on May 23, 2010 at 4:58pm — 1 Comment

Contest 2010 is here!

Proud to Dairy is holding a photo contest. The criteria is really quite simple. Post a creative picture featuring the Proud to Dairy logo. Put the logo anywhere, on anything or anyone in a way that might be creative or interesting. You may post multiple photos, so have fun with it and enjoy the contest. Make sure you keep checking out the Proud to Dairy site to see what others are submitting. Photo editing is also an element that can add flair to your… Continue

Added by Ryan Curtis on May 20, 2010 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

Oklahoma!

When it comes to building dreams and families, Clay Walker

of Bokchito is the man.






Clay's story starts in Texas, when his best friend told him that he had fired his milkhand, and, like any…

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Added by Kelsey Holter on May 14, 2010 at 11:19am — 1 Comment

Dairy Goddess aims to connect to consumers through social media, farmstead cheese



The Dairy Goddess label hasn't always been attached to Barbara Martin, though many people know her as that now. Before she became the social media diva for the dairy industry, Martin actually ran through some horrible luck… Continue

Added by Ryan Curtis on May 14, 2010 at 10:00am — 3 Comments

How Cows Become Pregnant.......not how you may think.

Dominic and my father in law, George, do all of the breeding of cows here on our ranch. This is done by artificial insemination (AI). Most cows and heifers become pregnant this way ..........read and see more.....

http://thewifeofadairyman.blogspot.com/2010/05/how-our-cows-become-pregnant-not-what.html…

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Added by Nancy Grossi on May 13, 2010 at 7:03pm — No Comments

Milk and Festas

This is one of our Portuguese cooking class. Pam Real came with her friend Dot Jones. She enjoyed eating filhoses and drinking milk with the kids.





The following text was sent to us by Mary S. Fernandes.




I want to talk about my 4-H Portuguese cooking class. It has been so much fun. My kids know that every time we have a cooking class that we will have milk. In our last class, we made… Continue

Added by Ryan Curtis on May 13, 2010 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Milk, cola and the strength of your bones

Well, I guess I'm going to have to give up my Cocktail of Choice - rum and diet cola :(

I just came across a very interesting article in the L.A. Times about a study linking cola consumption to weaker bones. If you want stronger bones...............read more..... http://thewifeofadairyman.blogspot.com/2010/05/milk-cola-and-strength-of-your-bones.html…

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Added by Nancy Grossi on May 12, 2010 at 5:43pm — No Comments

An afternoon at the Birthing Barn

The kids and I were at the birthing barn while Dominic was feeding the calves the other day. It's fun to visit the barn, the kids love feeding the calves their alfalfa and letting the calves suck ............read more......http://thewifeofadairyman.blogspot.com/2010/05/afternoon-at-birthing-barn-banana-layer.html…

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Added by Nancy Grossi on May 12, 2010 at 5:38pm — No Comments

Raw milk debate information

DairyCast.com Raw Milk is in the news again due to illnesses reported in Michigan. While the illnesses are recent, the debate on raw milk, food safety, and consumer choice is at the core of the discussion.…


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Added by john blue on May 3, 2010 at 1:37pm — No Comments

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