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The COVID-19 global pandemic is bringing new meaning to what we previously thought of as a crisis. Milk prices plummeted, packing plants closed temporarily, and there may be more strains on our food supply chain in the weeks and months to come. With so much out of our control, maintaining our mental health and developing grit are essential to becoming better versions of ourselves on the other side of this health crisis.

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Risks exist if there is something you don’t want to happen and it has a chance to happen. As dairy farmers, we face risks every day of every kind.

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I've had many different jobs on the farm: from calf feeder to breeder to managing employees, but up until recently, I didn't spend much time actually milking the cows.

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There are people who lived years ago whom the world considered just ordinary people. But the lives they lived, and the influence they had, go on long after they’re dead and gone. Such was the life of my great-great-grandma, Mary (Marie) Elbert.

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Editor’s note: This blog is reprinted with permission from eat Farm love.

For the past few months, I have been feeling overwhelmed. Maybe you would say unbalanced.

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When it comes to the declining consumption of milk, one substance stands out among the increasing number of competitors.

Water. Yes … water.

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