Author Archives: Garrick Hall

Do Americans Trust Science

I recently read about a survey that was done by the Huffington Post (HuffPost/YouGov poll) that asked a simple question, How much faith do Americans have in scientists and science journalists? In Agriculture we are quick to point to scientific … Continue reading

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Selling the Cows

Fifteen years ago next month Holly and I bought our first truck load of Jersey Springer heifers. Since that time we have grown our dairy and moved from a rented dairy (my grandparents) to the dairy we purchased and remodeled … Continue reading

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Kids can work on farms!

I guess some people want to make it so kids won’t be allowed to work on farms anymore.  That would be sad, because my brothers and sisters and I work on the farm pretty much every day.  I personally like … Continue reading

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Sunday Afternoon Milking Crew

Today Kyle took the day off from milking which meant that the girl got to help.  They always complain when it is their turn (which doesn’t come around very often) but they are getting to be pretty good help. We … Continue reading

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Milking as a Family (Trevor “pushes” the Cows)

Milking lately has become a family affair.  We have had record warm temperatures for January (mid 40’s) so Casen and Trevor have been coming out to milk in the afternoons, which can make for a full barn, but they are … Continue reading

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Christmas day on the Dairy

As Christmas is coming to a close, I thought I would share some memories of Christmas on the dairy and some of our Christmas traditions. Unfortunately the chores have to be done every day regardless of what else we may … Continue reading

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Milking with Casen

On Friday night I got my turn to milk.  Our milk tester (Scott) was there. Casen loves to go help. Every time I got the cows in he would yell “Go Go”.  It was getting late, and I was going … Continue reading

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