Basic Needs for your Family Milk Cow

Jul

20

2014

Before you bring home your dairy cow, you should give significant thought to how you are going to provide for her needs. Cows, like most creatures, need food, water, and companionship. Here is a brief guideline for providing for your cow’s needs. Fencing To keep your cow and the neighbor’s landscaping...

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Raising The Bar: How Our Family Is Voluntarily Taking Organic Farming To The Next Level!

Jul

8

2014

Mark Twain is quoted as having made the following statement: “Always do right – this will gratify some and astonish the rest.” Those words could have been written today about the way we have chosen to establish and operate our farm. We know that we could do far less and still meet the current standards...

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Alternative Farming – Intensive Grazing

Jun

24

2014

An electric fence wire held up on insulated posts is all that keeps these two heifers grazing where we want them to. The left side of the photo shows where they were the day before. The traditional, natural, sensible, holistic method of feeding herd animals is classified today as “Managed intensive...

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