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Meet Matt & Joe Engel of Luck-E Holsteins from Hampshire, IL!

It’s my honor to introduce our good friends Matt (age 41), his brother Joe (age 33) and Joe’s wife Margaret (age 29) Engel of Hampshire, IL.   1,249 more words

30 Days Of Dairy

Day 8: National Shows

If you know nothing about the dairy showing world, I have a little explaining to do. When talking about shows there are three levels. First level consists of county 4-H shows and county fairs. 335 more words

Day 4: 4-H

“I pledge my head to clearer thinking, my heart to greater loyalty,my hands to larger service, and my health to better living,for my club, my community, my country and my world.” 364 more words

Day 1- The Real #1

Ever since this black beauty first called Char-La-Don Dairy home, one has been her number. I never would have dreamed that the fat black bred heifer dad bought me would ever turn into everything a girl could ever dream of. 314 more words

30 Days of Dairy Farm Life Blessings

Alright guys, I’m taking a challenge. It’s going to be a step outside of my comfort zone, but I’m going for it. I’m going to participate in… 78 more words

Day At The Farm

One of my biggest dreams in life is to one day live in the country.  It probably won’t happen for a long time but in the mean time, I’m lucky enough to have someplace to go when living in town gets to be too much.  153 more words


How Now Black and White Cow?

This book and this plaque are related.

I’ve owned the book for a while, ever since my in-laws passed away.

I saw this plaque for the first time, yesterday, despite passing it in the car hundreds of times over the years, going to Finnegan’s antique market or taking the kids to soccer at Thompson Park, or, more lately, taking the ‘low-road’ to Rigaud, where I play tennis and walk the dogs on Rigaud Mountain. 512 more words