Three-and-a-half years ago, I wrote a column about using sexed Holstein semen on virgin heifers, and Angus semen on select older cows to increase the bottom line at our dairy. Monday, February 13, 2017
The Next Generation - Sadie Frericks Sadie and her husband, Glen, milk 70 cows near Melrose, Minn. They have three children - Dan, 10, Monika, 7 and Daphne 3. When she's not parenting or farming, she's writing for the Dairy Star. Sadie can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Just Thinking Out Loud- Natalie Schmitt Natalie, Mark and his brother Al Schmitt farm together near Rice, MN. They milk 100 registered Holsteins under the RALMA prefix. Their 4 children are great help around the farm and are pushing Natalie out of several jobs. Therefore she is thankful to have something else to do.
Ag Insider- Don Wick Don Wick is a partner and broadcaster for the Red River Farm Network, based in Grand Forks, North Dakota. He is the 2004 National Farm Broadcaster of the Year. Don and his wife Kolleen have two adult sons; Tony and Sam, and one very special grandson-Aiden.
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Dear County Agent Guy- Jerry Nelson Jerry is a recovering dairy farmer from Volga, S.D. He and his wife, Julie, have two grown sons and live on the farm where Jerry's great-grandfather homesteaded over 110 years ago. Jerry currently works full time for the Dairy Star as a staff writer/ ad salesman. Feel free to e-mail him at: email@example.com
FSA News & Notes- Phyllis Framstad, Stearns Co. Exec. Director Farm Service Agency is an Equal Opportunity Lender, Complaints about discrimination should be sent to: Secretary of Agriculture, Washington, D.C. 20250. Visit the Farm Service Agency Web site at: www.fsa.usda.gov/ for necessary application forms and updates on USDA programs.