What’s wrong with a little chocolate fun?

Currently there is a large movement to ban flavored milk such as chocolate or strawberry milk in schools. The evict flavored milk from school’s movement is based on the obesity epidemic we’re faced with in today’s youth. Personally as a parent and a school board member I do not agree with regulating away products and services just because…

Cows play in sprinklers? Wordless Wednesday

This started out as a Wordless Wednesday however I decided to add some background information. Today I’m doing maintenance work on one of the major pieces in our cow comfort system the soakers that help keep the cows cool during the summer. Here is a picture of the cows enjoying the cool shower just like kids playing…

Family Time

Enjoying the first vacation my family has been able to take that includes my parents in quite a few years. My parents and my one brother who has kids old enough are all here at Disneyland having fun with us. The dairy is finally at a place labor wise where we can coordinate days off…

Planting the garden – Farm style!

Just remembered I had this post saved as a draft and never published it, silly me! Here are some pictures of how we prepped the soil (using a little overkill) for our garden.  We use our loader to get a scoop of the compost we make from the manure our cows leave behind.  We mixed the compost…

Public Service Announcement – Drive Safe!

Sometimes it is not just cows and farming we deal with on the dairy! Tonight it was a driver in a hurry that made my night interesting. Please don’t pass trucks on the right side when they are making a turn. Our milk tanker made a wide right turn into our driveway and this potentially distracted driver…