Feb. 17, 2016
It's not easy milking 11,000 cows. Put those cows on the Sonora Desert, decide you’re going to grow your own forage, and things really get interesting. Such is life at T & K Red River Dairy...


Nov. 10, 2015
Typically, a relatively small publishing company doesn’t also own and operate a commercial dairy farm, or any other kind of farm for that matter. But, such is the case at the W.D. Hoard & Sons C...


Sept. 22, 2015
With the dinner tent snuggled right up to the glass windows of the Hoard’s Dairyman Farm’s milking parlor, consumers who attended the “Wisconsin Farm to Table” culinary experience were constan...


Sept. 8, 2015
At the Hoard's Dairyman Farm, fourth-cutting alfalfa was put to bed about two weeks ago, ahead of most years. The final cutting grew under some very dry conditions...


Sept. 4, 2015
Southwest Missouri is hot and humid in the summer, prone to drought, can experience extreme cold in the winter, and is home to vast amounts of native, endophyte-infected tall fescue. Nevertheles...


June 29, 2015
It’s end of June gut-check time on the Hoard's Dairyman Farm, and though we've had more rain than needed, it’s nothing compared to many of you who are reading this.Corn planted May 8 is looking good as we head down the home stretch of June. Knee high by the Fourth of July won't be a problem. Most of the corn got planted in the May 7 to 9 range. Emergence was excellent and plants were well established before the heaviest rains hit. I was counting plant densities...


June 16, 2015
In last week’s edition, we ambled down memory lane and learned how the Hoard’s Dairyman Farm is rooted in alfalfa roots. This week we'll fast forward to the farm as it operates just north of Fort Atkinson...


June 8, 2015
Typically, a relatively small publishing company doesn't also own and operate a commercial dairy farm, or any other kind of farm for that matter. But such is the case here at the W.D. Hoard & Sons Company. ...