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Cass-Clay Creamery recently delivered more than 24,000 units of Giving Cow, a shelf-stabilized milk, to the Great Plains Food Bank — part of an announced donation of 82,000 units.
Ambulances transported 10 people to South Dakota hospitals after rafters on a building under construction at a dairy collapsed on Monday, Sept. 12.
After making the move from the Netherlands, Maartje Murphy wanted to give North Dakotans a chance to enjoy European treats, made right on the farm.
Famo Feeds Inc., of Freeport, Minnesota, is an unusual livestock feed maker for Minnesota because an independent, family-owned manufacturer has its own brand of feed. The company’s colorful logo is a curiosity for the thousands of motorists and customers traveling along Interstate 94, en route to and from the Twin Cities.
The once quiet bedroom community could hit 5,000 residents by the end of the year. It recently added a pharmacy, and is in line for a Sanford Health medical clinic, a Catholic parish hall, and for lovers of treats, a Dairy Queen.
Quaal Dairy in Otter Tail County sold off most of its herd in April. Vernon Quaal says the 2021 drought drastically cut into its feed supply and the rising prices for feed made maintaining the 300 cow herd unstainable. Quaal says many dairies are suffering. But he is determined to build back up, with a crop of bred heifers ready to calve in September.

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The creamery donated milk specially made for food banks that has a shelf life of one year.
An old-fashioned dairy farmer that still milks all her cows by hand says she wouldn't trade her lifestyle in for anything.
Zweber Family Farms of Elko, Minnesota, and Buck Dairy Farm of Goodhue, Minnesota, have been with Organic Valley since the start of a boom for the entire organic industry.

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