November 2010 Blog Posts (7)

4-H Students From 20 States Compete at Dairy Quiz Bowl

The following release and photo was provided by Bonnie Ayars, Dairy Program Specialist, The Ohio State University. Click the photo to view at full size in a new window.

Young people who have… Continue

Added by Emily Caldwell on November 29, 2010 at 10:33am — 1 Comment

There's always something to be thankful for.

On Monday afternoon I witnessed the power of mother nature and the power of neighborhood farmers. In southeastern Wisconsin we had a tornado touch down. The tornado demolished a dairy farm about 6 miles from me. The destruction was unbelievable.

Within hours several neighbors had the cattle corralled, loaded on trailers and transported to a new home. Yesterday many of the same people cleared the trees that blew over at the farm, harvested the last 50 acres of corn and helped…


Added by Tom Leonard on November 24, 2010 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Create a Facebook Fan Page for Your Farm

Creating a Facebook Fan page for your farm is a great way to share information with consumers. It’s easy to create and free. Here are some examples of dairy farm Facebook pages:



Dial Dairy

Gilmer Dairy…


Added by Brenda Hastings on November 23, 2010 at 5:45pm — No Comments

Thank You, Farmers!

In the spirit of the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday, we want to share with you a YouTube video, courtesy of AmericasFarmers’s Channel, that gives “thanks” to America’s farmers.

Watch as people are interviewed from various cities around the country and see their reaction as they learn that each American farm family will feed 155…


Added by Lely North America on November 23, 2010 at 3:54pm — No Comments

Agricultural Workers Are Happier Than Most

If you’re happy and you know it … you probably work in agriculture!

Between caring for the environment, ensuring high-quality, safe products and providing for their families, farmers have a lot on their plate. The responsibility that comes with feeding the world can be stressful at times, but new stats indicate that farmers are handling the pressure just fine – and proving to be happier!

According to the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index, agricultural…


Added by Lely North America on November 16, 2010 at 8:00am — No Comments

Farm & Ranch and Agvocate Blogs

Do you know someone who claims to know “everything” about raising food, fuel, feed and fiber just because of what he/she hears in the news and from anti-ag activist groups? Do you

wish you could further educate that person and introduce them to a

variety of individuals who really know agriculture because they live and work in it every day?

Well, your wish has come true!…


Added by Lely North America on November 9, 2010 at 7:56am — No Comments

New York: The Big Apple of the Dairy Industry

The famous “I…


Added by Ashley Elise Sears on November 4, 2010 at 9:35pm — No Comments

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