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Organization - A Key Aspect of Farming

“Knowledge is Power” – The more one knows, the more one will be able to control events. Francis Bacon published this concept in 1597 and almost 420 years later it is just as relevant.  561 more words


Rescue...The Most Influential Family at Fairmont

Co-op Moonboy Rescue-ET (VG-85, 86MS, 2Y) , “Rescue”, has become quite a powerhouse for us at Fairmont.  Currently the #9 cow in the breed, Rescue is +2627 GTPI, +786 NM$.  364 more words


Why Dairy Farmers Love Sand like a Child at the Beach

There is something about building a Sand Castle at the beach that is so satisfying and spectacular.  The sand feels wonderful beneath your toes and molds to your body.  391 more words


Springing into action

The last of the dairy cows calved yesterday. It’s a big relief to have all the cows safely calved and back milking again. All the dairy cows have been at grass day and night for the last fortnight and are milking very well. 469 more words

The western North Dakota treasure Salem Sue

Salem Sue

Colton and myself

View of New Salem, N.D., from atop Salem Sue’s butte

North Dakota is home to the world’s largest buffalo sculpture.It also boasts the world’s largest sandhill crane, scrap metal sculptures a few big turtles, a viking, a walleye and a “zombie golf giant,” just to name a few. 279 more words


Chat Chat

The guilty ones

My cats are not French speaking because they are cats and don’t speak, but I am pretty sure could she speak Gremlin would have a bad French accent.  748 more words



Calves come in all different sizes and colors at Schock’s Dairy: 17 more words

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