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Mon Aug 31, 2015 10:56 AM CDT

There is much about the life of Nick and Celeste Nolan that would seem idyllic. The young couple resides on rolling acreage near Cora, Ohio. They are continuing the dairy started by Nick's grandparents in 1947, while raising young children close to the land on 110 acres of pasture and woods. But the rapturous landscape, particularly lovely in early-morning fog, belies the challenges of modern dairy farming. The Nolans' operation was long a conventional commercial dairy, with Nick's grandfather selling milk wholesale until ill health led him to stop milking and sell off ...

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