Is dairy farming right for you? In this video, dairyman, Garry Hansen shares his perspective of the lifestyle, what he loves about being a dairy farmer.
To Jon Bansen, a third-generation organic dairyman, healthy soil translates into healthy dairy cows, and ultimately tastier, and more nutritious milk.
Part 9: This installment in our history of organic agriculture will explore the challenges and contradictions of setting livestock standards using the scandalous abuse of the requirements for pasture to illustrate the very real limitations of organic certification.
Dairyman Garry Hansen couldn’t count on a consistent price for his milk due to the volatility of the dairy market that nearly drove him out of business at one point. So to save his cows, he had to become a processor and distributor of his own milk.
Next week on Food.Farmer.Earth we take a closer look at milk.