Farming Methods

Freezer Beef for Your Family

Freezer Beef for Your Family

We are all relearning to grocery shop for home cooking and dining far more than we have been accustomed to. Let’s talk about a solution to have main course choices on hand all the time. Have you ever purchased beef directly from a producer and had it cut exactly the...

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Babies, Babies, Babies………….

Babies, Babies, Babies………….

There isn’t anything much cuter than a baby calf. Black, white, brown fuzzy little creatures! Dairy farmers take the responsibility of raising healthy calves very seriously. It only makes sense, because the calves are the future of the farm. Healthy heifer calves...

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Spring Time is Calving Time in Nebraska

Spring Time is Calving Time in Nebraska

Calving season is happening right now across much of the state. If you drive past farmers’ fields, you may see baby calves running around. I must admit, watching the energy and playfulness of calves always brings a smile to my face! Today, I am here to share with you...

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What is your carbon footprint?

What is your carbon footprint?

Obviously, this is not what is meant by a carbon footprint.  There has been a lot of discussion lately about carbon footprints and how businesses and individuals can be more environmentally sustainable in the way they go about things.  It can be confusing to...

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Was Great-Grandma’s Food More Nutritious?

Was Great-Grandma’s Food More Nutritious?

How does the nutritional value of food today compare to the past? It’s pretty similar, actually. Do we really need to consume more foods than previous generations did to obtain adequate nutrients? No, but there’s a persistent myth in circulation that there’s a...

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Caring for Dairy Cows in All Sorts of Weather

Caring for Dairy Cows in All Sorts of Weather

When winter arrives, we aren’t the only ones bundling up to stay warm.  As a dairy farmer, I want you to know we pay special attention to the health of our baby calves during harsh weather to make sure they are protected sufficiently from the elements. ...

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Agriculture and the Environment

Agriculture and the Environment

Talk: Agriculture is bad for the environment. Truth: Agriculture efficiently cleans up greenhouse gases and converts them into oxygen. Agriculture (livestock production specifically) has been incorrectly linked to causing high greenhouse gas emissions.  Some have...

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It’s Tailgate Season!

It’s Tailgate Season!

The center of the tailgating universe may or may not be in Nebraska, but in my opinion nobody does it better! If you’ve ever spent a Husker football game day anywhere near Lincoln’s Memorial Stadium, you’ve experienced the incredible energy of a crowd that knows how...

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