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A Third Generation Lynden Dairy Farmer Sells His Cows

“The hardest decision I ever had to make.” —Glen Blankers Communications Director, Whatcom Family Farmers Some of Glen Blankers’ earliest memories are of playing with the...

Pollution-Control Ruling On Dairy Farm Permits a Big Deal?

Farmers Say a Resounding, 'Yes!' "Vindication” is the word local farmers typically use to describe the Pollution Control Hearings Board ruling last October on the...

Surviving to Maturity: No Small Feat for This Pair of Local Entrepreneurs

Kevin Buck in Bellingham and Tim Lukens in Custer represent the mature stages of owning a business, lasting 32-plus and nearly 20 years, respectively,...

Case of Lynden Organic Dairy Farm Spurs Concerns

Hans Wolfisberg grew up in Switzerland, but when he came to Whatcom County in 1996 he felt he had found a true home. He...

Why the Cattlemen and the Farm Bureau are Suing the County

Ben Elenbaas Second Vice President, Whatcom County Farm Bureau Vice President, Whatcom County Cattlemen’s Association I submitted a research paper in May of 2014 to finish my...

Regenis is Converting Manure into an Environmental Success Story

The consumer knows that dairy cows are the source of many delicious and nutritious foods, including milk, cheese, and ice cream. The farmer knows...