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HERd management: I want consumers to feel farming

Krista Stauffer Published on 20 November 2013

Editor’s note: This blog is reprinted with permission from Krista Stauffer, a farmer in Washington. This blog has been viewed more than 30,000 times since she posted it on September 26, 2013.

Truth is ... farming is tough. OK, well, it is really tough. I had no clue what I was getting into when I fell in love with a dairy farmer. You see, it was easy for me to fall in love with the farmer.



He was handsome, hard-working, extremely motivated, had his own business, had these cute baby calves and he loved my daughter and me. I got to ride around on his big green tractor, feed calves, ride around in big trucks, and it was all so exciting.

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