What Happened to Autumn?

Our Central Minnesota autumn was lacking in sunshine and normal temperatures.    But after below-normal temperatures, we have been given a slight reprieve!   These days can be an advantage and used to get ready for the season of winter.  The 2020 Old Farmer,s Almanac...

Caramel Yogurt Fruit Dip

A sweet treat:  apples and caramel! Dip or cover your sliced apples with this delicious caramel mixture:  -8 oz (1 cup) of Plain Yogurt – 3/4 to 1 cup (to suit your taste) of your favorite Caramel Ice Cream Topping Mix until well blended, and enjoy!  ...
80 Years of June Dairy Month

80 Years of June Dairy Month

Back in 1915, one-hundred-four years ago, the National Dairy Council (NDC) began.  In the years 1937 and 1938, the NDC created a promotion, called National Milk Month which was celebrated from June 10-July 10.  Then in 1939, eighty years ago, the promotion became June...
And the winner is…….

And the winner is…….

During the months of February and March, B & R Dairy included a request for updated customer information in the statements that were sent out.  For every form that was returned by March 31, 2019, that customer’s name was put into a drawing for a chance to...
June is Slipping Away!

June is Slipping Away!

Time seems to go so fast!  With the intentions of doing regular blogging for the “June Is Dairy Month,” I have only a few days of June remaining.  I guess that plan will not come to fruition! And so goes Life!  We make plans, and Life happens!  And...

In like a Lamb, out like a Lion!

“Woah, we’re halfway there woah, livin’ on a prayer. Take my hand, well make it I swear. Woah, livin’ on a prayer!” Admit it, you  sung that in your head as you read it! Like the lyrics, it certainly seems like we are almost to spring, everyone’s praying for spring to...

Inspect the Uninspected!

Cleanup, cleanup! Everybody, everywhere! Make sure all surfaces are painted, shiny, and clean! Put away whatever clutter that may have accumulated!  Make sure both cows and equipment are as clean as a whistle! We’ve all been there. Countless hours are spent between...
COME AND GET IT!!!

COME AND GET IT!!!

BABY IT’S COLD OUTSIDE! Though we are past the Christmas season, that catchy Christmas song lyric has held true the last few weeks! People throughout the US have been fighting a losing battle with frigid subzero temperatures and dealing with ice, snow, frozen water...

Go for the Goal!!

There is a regularly occurring statement that goes around this time of year: “Resolutions were made to be broken!” While as many as 45 percent of Americans say they usually make New Year’s resolutions, only 8 percent are successful in keeping their resolutions....