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July, 2014

Celebrating our Family Farmers: The Alexandre Family

Editor’s Note: In honor of the International Year of Family Farming (#IYFF14), we’re posting a few (out of hundreds!) of the beautiful Organic Valley family farmer stories so you can get to know a few of your farmers a bit better. Enjoy! Where redwoods meet the sea in northern California’s Humboldt and Del Norte Counties, Blake …

July 29th, 2014  |  Posted by Rootstock Editor | Published in Featured Post, Organic Farming


2014 Family Farming Roaring at the State FFA Convention

I believe family farming is alive, well and roaring in Wisconsin and throughout the United States.  I attended the 85th Wisconsin FFA Convention June 9-12.  The convention was held at the Alliant Center in Madison, WI.  There were 223 chapters present, 289 advisors, 1,698 FFA members and 1,336 guests attending the four day celebration.  This …

July 14th, 2014  |  Posted by Robin Connelly | Published in FFA, Power of We


Celebrating our Family Farmers: The Ingram Family

Editor’s Note: In honor of the International Year of Family Farming (#IYFF14), we’re posting a few (out of hundreds!) of our beautiful Organic Valley family farmer stories so you can get to know a few of your farmers a bit better. Enjoy! “Getting the dairy started was a struggle, but it’s the answer to having faith in …

June 13th, 2014  |  Posted by Rootstock Editor | Published in Organic Farming


The Things You Hear About “Farming”

A couple of weeks ago, our veterinarian told me that when he started in the late 70’s, he serviced over 81 dairy farms in our county alone. As of last week, he has only 10 farms left and some of them are beef herds. On an Illinois farm blog represented by large “family” farmers, running …

June 9th, 2014  |  Posted by Theresa Westaby | Published in Family, Featured Post, Organic Farming


 
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