Jul 01

Norman stops over in Venezuela to learn about the Hacienda Paramito’s history

Norman stops over in Venezuela to learn about the Hacienda Paramito’s history The herd at Hacienda Paramito

As Norman galloped into Venezuela he was very excited to be in a country bordered by two very famous geographical masses, the Caribbean Sea and the Andes. Before Norman began his days work he went to see Angel Falls, the world’s highest waterfall! Here he took in the sight of the tumbling water. He was in awe of its natural beauty. This would definitely be a sight that he would write home about.

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Jul 01

Farmer Stories: Daloris Jersey Dairy

Categories: Dairy Cows
Farmer Stories: Daloris Jersey Dairy

Tyler Mortimer, owner and operator of Daloris Jersey Dairy, is one of the many outstanding farmers competing in this year’s Alltech Farmer Stories competition.

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Jul 01

Farmer Stories: Enchanted Dairy, Little Falls, Minnesota

Categories: Dairy Cows
Farmer Stories: Enchanted Dairy, Little Falls, Minnesota

Progressive industry leaders in the state of Minnesota, and owners of Enchanted Dairy, Ron and Jeannie Miller consider their farm not only a place of business, but more importantly, a home and legacy.

Milking around 1,800 head per day, the Millers know it takes many hands to make an operation like this run at its peak, and they have committed their time and efforts to focusing on herd health and longevity, as well as proper training of employees. 

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Jul 01

Heatwave Burning Hole in Beef Producer’s Pocket

Heatwave Burning Hole in Beef Producer’s Pocket
In the words of country music singer Luke Bryan, to a farmer, “Rain is a good thing.” Australian feed lot operator, Jim Cudmore, couldn’t agree more. One of the gravest challenges to profitability on his beef feedlot in Queensland, Australia, is nature itself -- and right now, there’s no rain in sight. “We had about three good seasons after a seven-year drought, from 2002-2009,” he says.

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