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A proud dairy farmer

Date: 
Wed, 08/31/2016

Passion is the main driver that shines through all the hard work and stress dairy farming can bring.

By Abby Bauer, Hoard’s Dairyman Associate Editor

dairy cowToday’s dairy farmers don’t fit into one mold; they come in all shapes and ages, with varying levels of experience and differences in management style. One characteristic that all dairy farmers possess, however, is passion — a passion for the work they do.

Wisconsin dairy farmer Joseph Giemza put his thoughts to paper in the article titled “I am a proud dairy farmer,” which appeared in our August 25, 2016, issue of Hoard’s Dairyman. Apparently his feelings struck a chord with many readers, as we have received numerous requests for reprints of this article.

Giemza states the fact that there are fewer dairy farmers today than there was at the turn of the century. Read more

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