97 Milk- Restoring the Image of Dairy and WHOLE Milk!

By Kim Buddington Today’s consumers want the truth- especially when it comes to agriculture and the dairy industry. Unfortunately, the truth can be hard to find at times, and it seems to get lost in the vast sea of information available at our fingertips. To help make the truth about milk and dairy farms moreContinue reading “97 Milk- Restoring the Image of Dairy and WHOLE Milk!”

Need an Internship? Experience Agriculture in the Ozarks with McCarthy Cattle Co.

Now Hiring! You could have the chance to intern with a top-notch commercial Angus cow/calf operation next year…

The Story of the Orange Sulphur Cosmos (Guest Author Post!)

Renae B. Vander Schaaf agripen@live.com Essays From My Farmhouse Kitchen The Story of the Orange Sulphur Cosmos Gardens are really a sanctuary for everyone. It is a place to dream, create, work up a sweat pulling those ever present weeds or just enjoy the luxury of the outdoors. My gardens do live up to myContinue reading “The Story of the Orange Sulphur Cosmos (Guest Author Post!)”

4-H Projects & Fair Filled Summers- My Reflections on Years Past

I am forever thankful to have had the opportunity to grow up being a “fair kid.” If you also grew up putting hours of work, along with blood, sweat, and tears into your livestock projects, you can probably relate. Folks who haven’t had the experience may not get it.

Camping & Cows- A Diverse Internship Experience for SUNY Cobleskill Grad

By Kim Buddington Internship programs for college students are widespread across many different industries and professions these days. It is no different in the world of agriculture, as internships give students and recent graduates the connections and practical skills required to get a solid start in their chosen career field. From animal science work toContinue reading “Camping & Cows- A Diverse Internship Experience for SUNY Cobleskill Grad”

Guest Author Special Feature-Essays From My Farmhouse Kitchen

By Renae B. Vander Schaaf Do You Know Doc Neumann? There really isn’t a more fitting time to finally have this book published than during National Ag Week. The old-time veterinarian was mighty important to farmers as together they worked to keep livestock healthy and alive, thereby protecting their livelihoods. AJ Neumann was fresh outContinue reading “Guest Author Special Feature-Essays From My Farmhouse Kitchen”

Sweetpea’s Virtual Dairy Farm & Creamery Tour (Part 2)

By Kim Buddington You’ve made it to part 2 of our tour, thanks for sticking around! We still have more great dairy farms and foods to discover together. Stop #8- Montana Lifeline Farm Lifeline Farm in Victor, MT is a USDA Certified Organic dairy, producing milk products from grass-fed Brown Swiss and Braunvieh cows. TheyContinue reading “Sweetpea’s Virtual Dairy Farm & Creamery Tour (Part 2)”

Sweetpea’s Virtual Dairy Farm & Creamery Tour (Part 1)

By Kim Buddington Happy June, everyone! Do you know what that means? Well grab a glass of real milk, snack on some cheese or spread that butter on your toast because it’s June Dairy Month, 2019! Yep, this month is all about dairy cows, dairy products, and of course, dairy farmers. If you’re a dairyContinue reading “Sweetpea’s Virtual Dairy Farm & Creamery Tour (Part 1)”

Old Boston Hollow– Bringing the Homestead Dream to Life

By Kim Buddington The homestead farm. Having a little plot to raise some chickens, plant a veggie garden, and maybe even have a milk cow or handful of goats to provide fresh food for the family is a vision that many folks have. For Jackie Korzeniowski of Wilbraham, Massachusetts, the homesteading life is her dailyContinue reading “Old Boston Hollow– Bringing the Homestead Dream to Life”

Where Crowns Meet Cows- Introducing an Ashland County Ag Queen

By Kim Buddington We’re just going to come and say it first off- the present and future of American agriculture is in great hands! Allow us to introduce you to Taylor Dawson of Ohio, an incredible young woman who has been busy proving to the world that wearing a crown, and showing cattle can absolutelyContinue reading “Where Crowns Meet Cows- Introducing an Ashland County Ag Queen”