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Confessions of a ‘pretty cow’ lover PDF Print E-mail
Departments - Editorial
Written by Progressive Dairyman Editor Peggy Coffeen   
Tuesday, 15 July 2014 09:35

I have a confession to make. I love pretty cows.

It’s true. They are my guilty pleasure. There is something beautiful and majestic about a cow that stands 65 inches tall at the hip, with her long, lean neck stretched out as she glides around a show ring. Silky, shiny and ultra-dairy, with ribs wide enough to fit a fist between and an out-of-this-world udder glossed up and bagged tight with milk.

InFocus: Increasing groundwater stress PDF Print E-mail
Departments - In Focus
Monday, 14 July 2014 15:54

groundwater mapMost of today’s cow-cooling technologies rely on water to effectively relieve cows during periods of heat stress. Especially in the West, this water usage would likely come from groundwater. Dairies often use groundwater for other necessary production activities such as crop irrigation and livestock drinking water.

Thankful for the sunset PDF Print E-mail
Departments - Editorial
Written by Progressive Dairyman Editor Walt Cooley   
Thursday, 26 June 2014 11:25

For the first time in Progressive Dairyman’s history, we’ve lost one of our own. Former employee and graphic designer Leon “Randy” Hale passed away at the end of May. He was 70.

Thanks for the pep talk, Dad PDF Print E-mail
Departments - Editorial
Written by Progressive Dairyman Editor Emily Caldwell   
Tuesday, 10 June 2014 09:32

This June marks 10 years since I began my year as a county dairy princess. I’m struggling with the fact that I’m now old enough to remember something that happened a decade ago.



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