Archive of ‘#NonDairyCarrie (Guest Blogs)’ category

Questions from a mom to a farmer.

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When Carrie asked me what moms like me really want to know about farmers and farming, I realized how lucky I am to be a few taps of my thumb away from hearing the story straight from the horse’s, er, farmer’s mouth. That sweet channel that brought us together circa 2008 has also helped fuel a lot of misinformation about where our food comes from and the people who work day in and day out to get it to us. Read more…

10 Things Learned From Beef Cattle

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Hi, I am Dexter Small a sixteen-year-old sophomore in high school from Kansas who enjoys showing cattle, sheep, and wrestling.  Carrie and I have been friends since I named show heifer after “The Best Cow Ever” Norma.  We share the same taste in music as we both love Red Dirt and our favorite song is “Cows Around” […] Read more…

The Seven Common Breeds of Dairy Cattle #InternSarah

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Seven percent of American adults believe that brown cows produce chocolate, red cows produce strawberry, and white and black cows produce plain milk (More on that here). While this is not true, there are different breeds of cows that all have different characteristics. Holstein, Brown Swiss, Guernsey, Jersey, Milking Shorthorn, Ayrshire, and Red and White Holstein […] Read more…

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