October 2012 Blog Posts (3)

Shadowing a Dairy Industry Career

Month 4: If you could shadow someone's career in the dairy industry, what would you choose? (Veterinarian, nutritionist, dairy farm owner, etc.) What questions would ask him or her?

Do I have to pick just one? There is A LOT I donʼt know about ALL careers in the dairy industry, but if you make me pick just one, I would choose a veterinarian.…


Added by MaddieMoo on October 30, 2012 at 2:10pm — 4 Comments

40+ Proud to Dairy hats given to VIPs at World Dairy Expo

Thanks so much to all of you who RSVP'd to the World Dairy Expo event on Proud to Dairy.

Progressive Dairyman staff really enjoyed the opportunity to meet so many online faces in person and especially appreciated the efforts of those members who were brave enough to go on…


Added by Proud to Dairy on October 30, 2012 at 10:31am — No Comments

Time to expand your comfort zone

Since I can remember, it has always fascinated me that cows just came to the barn at milking time. And, almost always, they knew which tie stall they needed to go to. Even in today’s most modern parlors, the cows learn where they need to be, and they settle into a comfortable routine.

Maybe “comforted” is a better way to describe those early memories. Many of us who grew up on farms took a measure of comfort in the routines. Things just happened in their daily and seasonal rhythm, and…


Added by PDPW on October 17, 2012 at 12:53pm — No Comments

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