Day 21 of my “30 Days of MN Agriculture” is Andrew and Chelsa Golberg of Deer Creek. Andrew and Chelsa are first generation dairy farmers and they sell their milk to First District Association where most of it goes to Bongaards Creamery and made into cheese. This is the cheese I buy at my local HyVee store!
Tell me a little about your farm and/or business?
We have a 200 cow dairy. We milk three times a day, raise all of our replacements and farm about 500 acres of corn and alfalfa.
How long have you farmed or been in business?
11 years this October!! My husband, Andrew, started the dairy with his parents in 2005, the year before we graduated from the University of Minnesota. They began by renovating an old tie stall barn and put in a swing 10 parlor and bought a herd of 50 cows. We moved to the farm after graduating in 2006 and officially bought out his parents in 2009. Every year we have expanded and or made significant changes to improve our cow comfort, workplace enjoyment, productivity and efficiency.
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