• A Day in the Life on Zweber Farms Elko, MN

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    Hello! We are the Zweber family. The farm is run by Jon and Lisa (third generation) and Tim and Emily (fourth generation). Our main business is organic dairy and we are famer-owners of Organic Valley cooperative. We also sell beef, pork, chickens and eggs. You can learn more about our farm at www.zweberfarms.com Show less
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    • Finding a 4 Leaf Clover - Duration: 31 seconds.

      • 2 weeks ago
      Both Jonnie and I find a 4 leaf clover (of course after I stop filming).
    • Dandelions and Honeybees - Duration: 56 seconds.

      • 3 weeks ago
      Our five-year-old daughter explains why dandelions are important to the honey bees
    • Interseeding organic pastures witha notill drill - Duration: 59 seconds.

      • 3 weeks ago
      On our farm we interseed our pastures with a notill drill. We do this each spring to "thicken" up areas that died back in the winter. This ensures that our pastures have a healthy mix of plants for...
    • Grass-Fed Dairy Cattle in Winter - Duration: 2 minutes, 7 seconds.

      • 1 month ago
      How are grass-fed dairy cattle housed in the winter? I give you a quick tour of our cattle barn that we call the "beach."
    • Organic Dairy Cows on Pasture - Duration: 59 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      This is an unedited segment of our cows going out on pasture. This year we were about two weeks behind because we had major snow storms the first week of May. Usually our cows are jumping and excit...
    • Cows going to Pasture - Duration: 85 seconds.

      • 5 years ago
      Our cows are very excited when they first let out to pasture in the spring time. You will see a lot of running, jumping and frantic eating. Our farm, Zweber Farms, is a certified organic family run...
    • chicken laryngitis? - Duration: 16 seconds.

      • 5 years ago
      Can chickens have laryngitis? After hearing this one on our farm, I am beginning to think so. See our blog post: http://wp.me/pwzWg-IZ
      Visit http://www.zweberfarms.com to learn more about our fami...
    • Feeder Pigs on Zweber Farms - Duration: 89 seconds.

      • 5 years ago
      The feeder pigs have arrived on our farm. We raise about 60 pigs each year. When the pigs reach about 250 pounds we sell them as custom pork packages to local customers.
    • Enjoying Stonyfield Creme Caramel Ice Cream - Duration: 17 seconds.

      • 5 years ago
      Our son is enjoying Stonyfield's Creme Caramel Ice Cream. Please vote for this flavor on the 2011 Flavor Face Off. Visit the Progressive Dairyman's website to enter. Vote before June 14th and be en...
    • Chopping corn silage 2010[1].mov - Duration: 39 seconds.

      • 6 years ago
      Chopping Corn Silage
      Zweber Farms
      Elko, MN
      September 15, 2010
      Taken with a blackberry phone
    • Learning the importance of animal care - Duration: 73 seconds.

      • 6 years ago
      On our farm, our children learn the importance of good animal care early on. They help with chores on a regular basis and when they are old enough they can start training a calf for the county fair...
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