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Will Gilmer
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From the milking barn to everywhere
I've been fortunate to connect with people from all across this great nation...and the world...over the past eight some-odd years via the social media platforms I use. And it's not unusual for me to wonder where a particular tweet, Instagram photo, or Faceb...

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Real milk comes from real cows like ours
Let's start with a fundamental truth: milk is milk. Now let's add another: nut juice and plant squeezings are not milk. That's not too controversial, is it? Well, unfortunately it is, and a battle is being fought over the dairy case of your local grocery st...

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Hey folks, it's been a while
Hey folks, it's been a while. Let me catch you up to speed on what's been happening on Gilmer Dairy Farm recently. We currently have 223 cows in our active milking herd, which looks like our "high water mark" for this year. We are going to be sending severa...

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Calve me ousside, how bow dah?
As a person that's always looking to share my dairy's story with new people, I have found that piggy-backing on trending/topical stories is a great way to reach a larger audience. While helping my father deliver a calf one afternoon in early February, I rea...

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I didn't expect to find a leg on the side of the road this morning.

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Making baleage
The first 50 acres of our corn silage crop has been planted, and now we turn our attention to the ryegrass that occupies the next 100 acres of corn ground.  Yesterday we rolled-up and wrapped 72 bales of ryegrass that had been mowed in an 11-acre field on M...

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DHIA test kicks off a full Tuesday
What's set to be a busy Tuesday kicked off at 3:30am in the milking barn with our monthly DHIA (dairy herd improvement association) test. During the test we use meters to measure and record each cow's level of milk production during that particular milking ...
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