Unusual farm facts worth sharing


I will never forget the feelings my siblings and I experienced when city visitors came to our family dairy farm. We were amazed by THEIR amazement!

Much of what unfolds on a farm is such a part of the landscape that we grew to take the wonder of it all for granted. Seeing it through someone else’s eyes can be a very good thing.

Some fun farm facts that were sent along to me recently also seem worth sharing:


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Judith Sutherland, born and raised on an Ohio family dairy farm, now lives on a 70-acre farm not far from the area where her father’s family settled in the 1850s. Appreciating the tranquility of rural life, Sutherland enjoys sharing a view of her world through writing. Other interests include teaching, reading, training dogs and raising puppies. She and her husband have two children, a son and a daughter, in college.