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10 Ways You are Like a Farmer

10 Ways You are Like a Farmer

You will be surprised at how many things you have in common with a farmer. Ready to find out? 1. You can track your health with a fit bit. Farmers monitor their dairy cows using ankle bracelets that track things like how much milk each cow produces, how much exercise...
I’m Never in the Doghouse

I’m Never in the Doghouse

(FEDERALSBURG) – March 2018 – With gray clouds stretched across the sky and a sharp breeze blowing, Rick Uva hunches his shoulders against the cold and steers his golf cart into his fields to find his crew. It’s about 40 degrees at Seaberry Farm — the Caroline County,...
It’s Like Having 100 Kids

It’s Like Having 100 Kids

(FRIENDSVILLE, MARYLAND) – It’s 7 a.m. and “the girls” are already lined up, tails swishing impatiently as Garrett County farmer Billy Bishoff switches on the lights in his family’s milking parlor. Cows have been a central part of life on the farm here since 1958,...
Do you know where your milk comes from? You’d be surprised!

Do you know where your milk comes from? You’d be surprised!

When you grab a gallon of milk from the shelves of your local grocery store, do you ever wonder where it came from? You might be surprised. Billy Bishoff, a dairy farmer in Garrett County, Maryland, sells his milk to United Dairy in Uniontown, Pennsylvania, where it’s...
Five Ways Buying a Tractor is Nothing like Buying a Car

Five Ways Buying a Tractor is Nothing like Buying a Car

(CHAMBERSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA) – In some ways it’s exactly the same: You look under the hood, take a test drive and do a ceremonial kick of the tires. Then, you prepare to negotiate with the salesperson. After checking the lot of the local dealer and not finding a...