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Life Is Better In The Barn, Carlson Milking In Northern Minnesota For 32 years

 

March 26, 2022

Near a town 25 miles south of the Canadian border lies a farmer who finds solitude in himself for the farm he runs and the characteristics that make the farm unique. 

"My wife gave me a sign for Christmas that says, 'Life is better in the barn,'" Kevin Carlson said. "I really like the solitude of being out there with the cows and working with my herd. My favorite part of the day is milking."

Carlson milks 45 cows and runs 30 acres in Wannaska. 

At 6 a.m., Carlson eats a quick breakfast and then heads out to spend the next seven hours taking care of his herd of Holsteins. Then, he has a...



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