FARM LIFE NEWS
Marcia Zarley Taylor DTN Executive Editor
Mon Apr 22, 2013 10:29 AM CDT

CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico (DTN) -- Lloyd and Daphne Holterman have been partners in business as well as life for more than 30 years. The husband-wife team built a successful 900-cow dairy near Watertown, Wis., from scratch, paying market rates for the start-up equipment and genetics they acquired from Lloyd's parents in the 1980s. In between, they've buzzed country roads on their Harley-Davidson motorbike for fun and traveled as far afield as the former USSR and the Baja Peninsula in Mexico on business. They've also raised two outstanding college-aged daughters, Lauren and Taylor, who might one day want to farm ...

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