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Compost Day 2021 Shatters Records

An hour BEFORE Milk Source’s annual Compost Day was officially supposed to start, 100 trailers had already been loaded with fertilizer at Tidy View Dairy. An hour AFTER the event officially began, the pace only picked up: Another 175 neighbors pulled in and waited for their turn to get a free […]

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Harvest Season is Off & Running (Hard)

Corn silage season has begun for Milk Source farms. As a total organization, our 2020 goal is to harvest more than 560,000 tons of silage (or, put another way, about 1.1 billion — with a B — pounds.) Our southern locations, in Missouri and Kansas, typically begin harvest in mid- […]

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MilkSource Bred & Exhibited Cows Shine at District 7 Show

Several of MilkSource Genetics-bred stars captured the spotlight at the Wisconsin District 7 Holstein Show: Milksource Attica-Red was named Grand Champion, Intermediate Champion and 1st 2-Year-Old. Milksource Tstorm Chrome-ET won Junior Champion and 1st Fall Calf. Herdmate Milksource Doorman Rapture took 2nd in the class. Milksource Goldwyn Retro-ET captured Reserve Junior Champion Junior Show Next up: The Wisconsin […]

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ALL Milk Source farm tours, events suspended indefinitely

In conjunction with the unified national response to the Coronavirus and to help ensure the health and safety of our team members, ALL tours have been suspended at Milk Source farms for an indefinite period. This will include the cancellation of the spring Compost Day event, originally scheduled for early […]

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Milk Source Founders Named WDE 2020 “Dairy Producers of the Year”

Milk Source  founders — John Vosters, Todd Willer and Jim Ostrom — have been named World Dairy Expo’s 2020 “Dairy Producers of the Year.” They are among honorees being recognized “for instrumental contributions to the dairy industry and their communities.” The trio’s ongoing commitment to sustainability — measured in environmental […]

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