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2008-07-20 06:00:25

By Bill Jackson, Greeley Tribune, Colo. Jul. 20--The dairy industry, which is the fastest growing segment of northern Colorado agriculture, is probably the most demanding career a farm family can be involved in. Dairy cows are milked at least twice a day -- most three times a day -- and that means every day, 365 days a year. Many of the Western Dairy Association's farm families are 50/50 operations, with the women taking on major roles in the business, said Hilary Parker with the...

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