An Interview with My Dad

I’m so excited about today’s interview, guys… we get to hear from my daddy!

How long have you been involved in the dairy industry?

Most of my life, except for when I was in college and working on a crop farm.

Tell us a little bit about your farm.

We are a fourth-generation farm that milks cows, raises young stock, and feeds steers. Additionally, all of our crops are used as feed for the livestock.

What are some of the best memories you’ve made on the farm?

There’ve been many good memories over the years. The best recent memories are having three generations working together.

What are some of your responsibilities on the farm?

Repairs, field operations, and overall management.

What is your favorite part about farming?

Raising crops.

What life skills have you learned by living and working on a farm?

Patience, perseverance, and teamwork.

Why do you think that dairy farms are important?

Cows can utilize forage crops that help prevent soil erosion and can return nutrients to the soil.

What is your favorite dairy product?

Most types of cheese, especially Swiss and Parmesan.

Why would you encourage others to consume dairy products?

Dairy products are delicious and nutritious.

This is my last interview post for this month. What did you guys think of the interviews? Would you like to see more?

Have a lovely day!

-Laurel

Author: Laurel Jean

I am a Minnesota farm girl with a passion for glorifying my Savior Jesus. I love to write, cook, and work with my family on the farm.

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