Categories for Today on the Farm

Fence failure causes udder chaos!

September 8, 2022 7:24 am Published by

By Meta Hemenway-Forbes, Hansen’s Dairy Marketing Manager We can plan until the cows come home, but eventually they’ll breach the fence. We learned this again last week when a large... Read More

From the News Desk to the ‘Moos Desk’

April 26, 2022 11:08 am Published by

By Meta Hemenway-Forbes, Hansen’s Dairy Marketing Manager Meta learns how to interact with the cows while also respecting the electric fence. Just moment earlier she learned the power of the... Read More

The farm photo that says it all

March 12, 2020 1:03 pm Published by

By Jordan Hansen You know that expression “A picture is worth a thousand words”? This is one of those photos that puts it all in perspective. And a unique perspective... Read More

This calf is not small, she’s fun-sized!

September 1, 2019 7:38 pm Published by

We just keep getting surprises here at Hansen’s Dairy. Three months after our surprise first set of surviving triplet heifers, now we have another unique calf. This cute little calf... Read More

HOW IT’S MADE: Say cheese curd!

June 1, 2019 9:00 am Published by

It’s June Dairy Month, and here at Hansen’s Dairy, we are celebrating all of our fresh dairy products! Each week in June we will post a new segment in our... Read More

UPDATE: We selected triplet names!

May 27, 2019 1:47 pm Published by

We want to thank everyone who submitted names for our triplets! This was a tough decision to make, because there were a lot of good names suggested, but we had... Read More

A Cow’s Salad Bar

July 16, 2013 1:23 pm Published by

Ever wonder what the Hansen dairy cows eat to produce such great tasting milk and dairy products? To keep our cows healthy and help them produce high quality, great-tasting milk,... Read More

Blake Hansen: Cattle Ob-gyn

May 30, 2013 12:11 pm Published by

About 200 calves are born each year at Hansen’s Dairy, and Herd Manager Blake Hansen serves as a type of cattle ob-gyn for the expecting cows. While difficulties during labor... Read More

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

November 20, 2012 8:43 pm Published by

The calendar says Nov. 20, but you wouldn’t know it by looking outside. Fortunately, the nice day is allowing us to prepare for the upcoming season of not-so-nice days. The... Read More

Today on the Farm: Hoof Trimming

August 10, 2012 1:44 pm Published by

Just like horses, cows also need their hooves trimmed to stay healthy! Dream graciously offered to let us take pictures of her hoof trimming experience. Thanks Dream! Here she is... Read More