2019 Minnesota State Fair

2019 Minnesota State Fair

The Great Minnesota Get Together for 2019 has begun! Check out the New Foods for 2019!  A lot of the new foods for 2019 use dairy products! According to Insider.com, in an article dated April 2019, Minnesota is the best State Fair! For a schedule of Dairy Cattle at...
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...

The Winter of 2019

Remember the stories we would here from previous generations telling how it was back in the days of whatever year the story teller wanted to remind us about?  Snow drifts as high as the roof; doors blocked shut by the snow; tying a rope between the house and the barn...
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...
A Get Away Deal

A Get Away Deal

While airlines are advertising “Get Away Deals” to warmer, sunnier places, maybe the ideal “Get Away” for you is to attend the 2018 Central Plains Dairy  Expo held in Sioux Falls, SD, on Tuesday March 27 – Thursday March 29!...