Archive of ‘The Facts’ category

Humans Of Agriculture- Craig’s Story.

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Cargill Feed Your Dreams Craig Hall Convoy Dairy

This post is brought to you working in partnership with Cargill Animal Nutrition, I was compensated for my time and travel expenses. The post features Cargill customers, however all interviews and questions were conducted by me. Final approval of stories was left to the interview subjects. For more information on Cargill’s Feed Your Dreams campaign, visit […] Read more…

The Tasty, the Gross, the Nutritious: Milk and Plant-based Alternatives

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This is Sarah, Carrie’s intern. I grew up on my family’s agritourism farm, was an extremely involved 4-Her, and showed dairy at the fair. I currently am an agribusiness and applied economics major at Ohio State University. To learn more about me, you can read my introduction post HERE. I have always been interested in […] Read more…

Living on a prayer and an extra gallon of milk.

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Dairy Farmers in Crisis

It’s rare that I find myself without words. However for the past few weeks, I’ve tried to write this post several times only to eventually walk away from a blank screen. I’m going to try again, because this is important. Please, if you don’t finish reading this whole post, don’t comment. A year ago at […] Read more…

Cows With Bling.

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While our cows did in fact get necklaces, they aren’t your typical jewelry.

At the start of 2014, our farm purchased a system that monitors both activity and rumination on our cows. The system, made by SCR and sold to us by Select Sires, is called Heat Time. What does that actually mean? It means our cows now wear necklaces that help us keep them healthy and lets us know when they are ready to be bred. Read more…

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