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Minnesota- based Land O'Lakes, Inc. acquires Vermont Creamery
WEBSTERVILLE, Vt. and ARDEN HILLS, Minn. — Vermont Creamery co-founders Bob Reese and Allison Hooper and Land O'Lakes, Inc. president and CEO...
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March 27, 2016
Area dairy farmers participate in co-op education program
NEW ULM — Jeff and Amber Leuthold of Ellsworth participated in the Young Cooperator (YC) program hosted in conjunction with the Associated...
March 27, 2016 - 9:04pm
June 17, 2015
WORTHINGTON — The whir of clippers, buzzing of blowers and sweet smells of hay and wood shavings Tuesday afternoon at the Nobles County Fairgrounds...
June 17, 2015 - 8:55am
February 3, 2015
Letter: When it comes to ‘real ag,’ remember the little guy
As a family dairy farmer, I’ve always thought of myself as “real ag.” Along with my daughter and son-in-law, I farm 240 acres and run a 48-cow dairy operation in Renville County. We are among the 85 percent of the state’s dairy farmers who milk 200 cows or fewer. Only 30 dairies...
February 3, 2015 - 9:23pm
April 25, 2014
Jansma family uses new technology to feed bottle calves
ADRIAN — Warren Jansma is proud to share in the work of raising 1,200 Holstein bull calves with his two sons, Jason and Wayne, on farms near...
April 25, 2014 - 2:13pm
Robots seen as wave of future in dairying
CHANDLER — Bill Post has been milking cows long enough to be able to recognize his son’s prized 4-H dairy cow by her udder and her legs below...
April 25, 2014 - 1:47pm
February 19, 2014
All in the family: WHS FFA member finds niche at Weg’s Blue & White Dairy
BIGELOW — When Jacob Weg enrolled in the FFA as a freshman, it didn’t take him long to settle on his Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE)....
February 19, 2014 - 9:40am
May 23, 2013
Underground manure pipeline closer to reality
WORTHINGTON -- Ocheda Dairy Inc.
May 23, 2013 - 11:28pm
February 11, 2013
District 18 American Dairy Association meeting is postponed
SLAYTON -- The Midwest Dairy Association District 18 meeting scheduled for today in Slayton is postponed and rescheduled for the same time and location on March 1. District 18 includes the ADA organizations in Cottonwood, Jackson, Lincoln, Lyon, Murray, Nobles, Pipestone, Redwood...
February 11, 2013 - 11:55am
August 9, 2012
Open dairy show
Jacob Eggink and his grandfather, Leroy Eggink, both of Sibley, Iowa, show their blue ribbon junior yearling during the open dairy show Thursday...
August 9, 2012 - 10:12pm
July 28, 2011
Dairy farm to add barn, eliminate open cattle lot
WORTHINGTON -- Weg's Blue and White Dairy of Bigelow received the OK Wednesday night from the Nobles County Planning Commission to move forward with construction of a 110- by 244-foot livestock barn on its site in the northwest quarter of the northwest quarter of Section 24, Ransom...
July 28, 2011 - 8:59pm
January 17, 2011
Dairy farmer joins Farmers Feed Us campaign
WORTHINGTON -- Rita Vander Kooi, along with her her husband Joe and their two children, are the latest faces to be featured in the Farmers Feed...
January 17, 2011 - 8:02pm
May 11, 2010
New Nobles County Dairy Princess gears up for weekend competition
LEOTA -- Keela Wieneke realized just how much she missed the farm after she and her family moved into Leota about six years ago. So, she did...
May 11, 2010 - 8:41pm
April 8, 2010
Dairy farmers are getting a sour deal
WATERVILLE, N.Y. -- My husband and I farm in central New York State, milking 60 cows with another 40 head of young stock. We're third-generation farmers and our farm has been in the same family for nearly 100 years. We have farmed it for 43 years, and 2009 was the worst year of our...
April 8, 2010 - 12:00am
January 29, 2010
Strengthening the farm family
EDGERTON -- Communication and honesty are key in strengthening families, especially dairy farming families, who face enormous time constraints due to their work and also suffer increasing economic pressure due to the flagging dairy market, said Rural Mental Health Director Ted Matthews...
January 29, 2010 - 9:23am