180: The Tools of a Dairy Farmer – Milking R Dairy

This week on the podcast, I chat with Sutton Ricks from Milking R Dairy in Okeechobee, Florida (also sad to say I’m a native Floridian that still can not spell Okeechobee…thank goodness for spellcheck.) Sutton and I talk about his 4th generation’s family farm, the importance of dairy in the state of Florida, and some cool tech that’s being used in the industry that many might not be aware of.

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Show Notes:

Sutton’s background

Refrigeration impact on dairy

Dairy in Florida

The decline of dairy farms in Florida

The technology used in dairy

Anti-biotics and how they are used in animal health

Bottling milk and making ice cream

Farm tours and farm visits

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