Jamie Bledsoe calls his son, Josh, the “cow whisperer.” It’s just one sign of how seriously the family takes its moral and ethical responsibility to understand the needs of their animals.
Fifteen seconds flat. That’s how fast Ray Prock, Jr. can pull up one of his cow’s individual health records — on his cell phone.
At the Gallo Cottonwood Dairy in Merced County, cows don’t just provide the milk used to make the dairy’s cheeses, they help provide renewable energy.
What’s a cow’s favorite part of the day? According to Kerman dairy farmer Steve Shehadey, his Holsteins have two — both times they enter the milking parlor
Sustainability is the number one priority for the Fiscalini Farms in Modesto, CA, a dairy farm that is home to 1,500 Holstein and jersey cows.
If you ask Ellen Durrer, California mom and 5th generation dairywoman, what the best part of her life is she’ll tell you simply: her family.
Fifth generation dairyman, Paul Danbom has devoted his life to the family dairy farm he runs with his great uncle, Jim Brindeiro, in Turlock, CA.
Ferreira & Sons Dairy Farm has been run by Frank Ferreira’s family for 32 years – and he’s hoping for at least another 32 with his own children.
In 2000 Sue Quaresma was a radiation therapist. Today she is a proud California dairy producer.
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