During your weekly grocery shopping trip, have you ever stopped to think about all the hard work that it takes to get those delicious foods on the shelf? Unfortunately, many people don’t! Without farmers, many of those food wouldn’t be available to us. And, without dairy farmers, we wouldn’t have cheese, yogurt, ice cream, and of course, milk! We think that is amazing. Here are five more reasons we think dairy farmers are amazing.
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Being a cow on a dairy farm has its perks – never having to clean my room or worry about dinner are a couple. But, just what do we do all day? Here’s an entry from my diary of a recent day to give you an inside peek.
This month, we welcome Halee Wasson, the 2016-2017 Pennsylvania Dairy Princess as a guest contributor.
Where I grew up is unlike many. I grew up hearing, seeing and smelling rural Pennsylvania. Every day, I can hear the cows mooing in the barnyard, see acres of corn growing over the never-ending hills and smell that pungent scent of manure for miles.
August in Pennsylvania is often hot and humid, with temperatures creeping up to the high 90s and humidity above 90 percent. When temperatures get that hot, we move indoors for air conditioning or we cool down with a trip to the pool, river or waterpark.
How do animals handle such extreme heat?
This month, we welcome Katie Anderson, the 2016-2017 Pennsylvania Alternate Dairy Princess. She gives us a glimpse into the daily life of a Pa. dairy promoter.