A South Dakota Dairy Star

Chuck Zimmerman

I just love seeing these stories. With all the junk that’s on tv with stars who have no moral compass or sense of personal responsibility it’s good to see young people like this out there who I think are the real stars. There’s a new dairy princess in South Dakota. She’s Katie Norling of Beresford and she’s the 53rd South …

Ag Group, Dairy

Leon The Milkman Still Blogging

Chuck Zimmerman

My buddy Leon The Milkman has re-designed his blog. He’s the African Milk Man who’s been blogging away about his business with lots of passion. His new design lets you change the background with a variety of images like the one here in this post. His blog is a great example of how you can toot your own horn and …

Blogging, Dairy, International

Automatic Detachment From WestphaliaSurge

Chuck Zimmerman

I was surprised to learn how many dairy farmers visit the National Farm Machinery Show. This afternoon I visited the WestphaliaSurge booth and talked with Jerry Quellhorst. They’ve got a large exhibit here and he says he spoke with dairymen from states all over the country today. He said about half their crew is here and the other half is …

Audio, Dairy, John Deere, National Farm Machinery Show, Syngenta

Super Dairy Bowl

Chuck Zimmerman

It’s Super Bowl time and the dairy industry is ready for it. Regardless of whether the Colts or the Bears win Super Bowl 41 in Miami, dairy producers have already scored big thanks to another successful year teaming up with the National Football League to increase milk, cheese and yogurt sales. Brian Baxter has more in this report. Download and …

Audio, Dairy

Cow Parade Raises Awareness in Wisconsin

Chuck Zimmerman

The numbers don’t lie. The Cow Parade promotion in Wisconsin is a success and putting up some impressive pre/post survey results according to the latest from the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board. More than 100 colorful cows grazed the Madison area and traveled to every corner of the state this past summer and fall as part of CowParade Wisconsin 2006. A …

Ag Group, Dairy

Pawsitively Ridiculous

Chuck Zimmerman

PEDIGREE Ice Cream Sandwich Treats for DogsDo not tell Cindy about these. She feeds all my good leftovers to our two house dogs (Crash & CJ). If we’re going to get ice cream sandwiches around here, they’re mine, all mine! However, if this will help the dairy industry then add ’em to the grocery list.

Dairy