October 23, 2019

"We don't have to, we get to."

Mr. Ben Wiggins, the principal at Oconee County High School, is known in my community for repeating the saying above, over and over. He says it in school announcements, tweets it out with school pictures and often uses it in his school new...

September 24, 2019

We are just different in the south...we have warm winters, drink sweet tea, eat great food like shrimp and grits, and cheer on top college football teams each Saturday during the fall (GO DAWGS). It's a unique culture and one that I am proud to be a part of.

Last w...

July 23, 2019

If you can't beat 'em...join 'em! A saying we've all heard or said at some point in our lives, often after we've realized that we cannot defeat someone or be as successful as they are.

Is it time for the fluid milk market to say this to alternative beverages? Yes.

Now do...

May 23, 2019

Change, transformation, alteration … whatever one may choose to call it, can be seen all around us. At some point in everyone's life they have to face change, whether they want to or not.

At the beginning of 2019, I had to make a tough decision due to a diagnosis of ear...

June 28, 2018

My favorite day of elementary school was FIELD DAY. It was always a fun-filled event with competitions like the three legged race, egg toss, and my favorite, the "tug-of-war". You know, the kind with a thick, scratchy rope that will give you the worst rope burn if you...

May 29, 2018

This month, Dean Foods employees in Braselton received notice informing them of the plant’s closure this fall.  Word quickly spread across the Southeast dairy community of the closure; as well as the news that 6 to 7 Dean Foods plants will likely close also.

Social medi...

March 28, 2018

On March 21, Ferdia Farms located in Millen, Georgia, auctioned off their herd of 700 cows, heifers, calves, tractors and milking equipment. Owners, Colin and Niamh Matthews, devoted their lives to raising and caring for their top quality herd.  

Niamh posted on Fa...

February 26, 2018

Go ahead – call me old-fashioned, but I love traditions and history.  When choosing names for my children, my husband and I tied family names from generations past to each child’s name – Dorothy, Clara and Ezekiel.  I think it’s important to honor family members and to...

February 2, 2018

What is a dairyman? If you look it up in the Merriam-Webster Dictionary it simply says:one who operates a dairy farm or works in a dairy.  I think that's a pretty simplistic description of what a dairyman is today.  Dairymen are caretakers, milk makers, environmentalis...

October 26, 2017

"If You Keep Blaming This One Thing, You'll Never Succeed"...

That's the title of the above video that caught my attention one evening while wandering around in "Twitter" land. I find it fascinating to learn of what other industry leaders and their companies must endure...

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