Eric Neill http://kcur.org en 90-Mile View: Dairyman Looks To New Zealand Model http://kcur.org/post/90-mile-view-dairyman-looks-new-zealand-model <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>We’ve been keeping abreast with dairy farmer Eric Neill out at his place in Cass County, Mo. Through drought and mud, searing heat and freezing cold, it’s never the same two years in a row for Neill and his family.</p><p>Thursday, Eric talks with host Steve Kraske&nbsp;about the options he's weighing to keep the dairy afloat, including his return to work and copying the New Zealand practice of hiring a "share milker."</p> Thu, 19 Dec 2013 19:36:03 +0000 Steve Kraske & Danie Alexander 48545 at http://kcur.org 90-Mile View: Dairyman Looks To New Zealand Model 90-Mile View: Eric Neill http://kcur.org/post/90-mile-view-eric-neill-1 <p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p>"When life hands you lemons, make lemonade." So goes the saying, but when your life is milk, lots of milk, what do you do?</p><p></p><p>On this edition of 90-Mile View, dairyman Eric Neill tells Steve Kraske how things are going on the farm, including getting ready to bring new "ladies" into the herd.&nbsp; Then Eric's partner, and wife, Julie has been busy exploring other options for the dairy's daily production. When life hands you milk . . .</p> Fri, 06 Sep 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Steve Kraske & Danie Alexander 43180 at http://kcur.org 90-Mile View: Eric Neill 90-Mile View: Eric Neill http://kcur.org/post/90-mile-view-eric-neill-0 <p>Weather plays a major role in agriculture.&nbsp; Just ask dairyman <strong>Eric Neill</strong>.&nbsp; Last summer it was drought, then record snows this past winter.&nbsp; Now it's rain . . . lots and lots of rain.</p><p></p><p> Thu, 06 Jun 2013 18:51:58 +0000 Danie Alexander 38053 at http://kcur.org 90-Mile View: Eric Neill http://kcur.org/post/90-mile-view-eric-neill <p>Maybe 2009 wasn't the best year to decide to become a full-time dairy farmer but <strong>Eric Neill </strong>had waited long enough.&nbsp; Despite the economic downturn and some severe weather, Eric&nbsp;exhibits the optimism for which farmers and ranchers are known.</p><p></p><p> Fri, 01 Feb 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Danie Alexander 31264 at http://kcur.org 90-Mile View: Eric Neill Update From Cass Co. Dairy Farmer Eric Neill http://kcur.org/post/update-cass-co-dairy-farmer-eric-neill <p>When we last spoke with dairy farmer Eric Neill, he was in the middle of trying to get his dairy cows through this summer's drought.</p><p></p><p> Wed, 26 Sep 2012 19:18:54 +0000 Steve Kraske & Danie Alexander 25121 at http://kcur.org Update From Cass Co. Dairy Farmer Eric Neill