Adventures in Agriculture

It is that time of the year again! Hearts, roses, and jewelry are found almost everywhere as Valentine’s Day quickly approaches. Personally, my eye is on the gemstones that reflect the Alice in Dairyland program and the love I have for our state’s current and historic...

Food lovers rejoice! A favorite holiday filled with turkey, potatoes, cranberry sauce, pumpkin pie and more is just one week away. Each family has their own Thanksgiving traditions. Coming from a large family, we usually cook both a turkey and a ham for our feast. Mom...

Stomping around the farm in my kid-sized work boots, the strength of my parents often amazed me. There was plenty of work to do on our dairy farm. One of my first tasks was to give fresh water to our baby calves. Struggling to carry a full pail, I used my little red wa...

For 30 days, Wisconsin puts all eyes on one of our signature industries. We celebrate our dairy farmers and processors who provide a safe, wholesome and secure food supply for families. We cherish the delicious dairy products our state has to offer including cheeses th...

While every day may seem like Cheese Day in Wisconsin, June 25 marked the second year of celebrating our state’s top dairy product. Government officials, representatives from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation and individuals from the Wisconsin Department o...

Hello! My name is Kaitlyn Riley, and I am honored to be the 71st Alice in Dairyland. My first appearance on this blog was as an Alice in Dairyland Top Candidate going through the intensive interview process. That post helped get my foot in the door for this once-in-a-l...

April 25, 2018

As soon as I could walk, I found myself outside in the barns, working alongside my dad on our family’s dairy farm. Some of my favorite childhood memories involve the farm. From learning to drive a tractor in the bumpy fields behind the house to handing my dad towels in...

April 25, 2018

From high heels to farm fields


Hello everyone! My name is Kaitlyn Riley, and I am a 71st Alice in Dairyland Top Candidate. Although I am a writer, my adventure in agriculture is told better by the shoes on my feet than words on paper. I grew up among the 96 percent of...

April 25, 2018

Adventure is right here in Adams County!

Eating raspberries as fast as I could pick them. Catching and trying to get farm kittens to love me. Playing cops and robbers the night before my FFA chapter hosts “Day at the Farm” at my friend’s dairy farm. Being excited to sha...

April 25, 2018

“Every adventure requires a first step.” – Cheshire Cat, Alice in Wonderland

    

Howdy folks!  My name is Alexus Grossbier, and I am from Elk Mound, Wisconsin, located in Dunn County.  Ever since I can remember, I was surrounded by and grew to love animals and...

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