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Tillamook’s new visitor center to open in 2018
Gail Oberst/For the Capital Press
Tillamook’s new visitor center to open in 2018
The Tillamook Cheese factory’s Visitors’ Center is as big an attraction as the Space Needle in Seattle.

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Dairy family adds innovation to operation
Dairy family adds innovation to operation
The new bio-filter utilizes large, concrete structures that hold layers of rocks, wood chips and shavings and a top layer of earthworms and bacteria that clean the green water.
Dairy farmer shares industry’s story by engaging critics
Dairy farmer shares industry’s story by engaging critics
Michelle Schilter was at South by Southwest in Austin, Texas, representing Dairy Management Inc. She’s on DMI’s board.
Couple develops taste for making gelato
Couple develops taste for making gelato
What started as gig selling pints at the local farmers’ market has turned into a 20-employee company equipped with its own creamery.
Brothers start dairy of their own
Brothers start dairy of their own
Jerome and Nathan Vander Poel have gotten a “hands-on” education about running a dairy farm.
Dairyman makes sure industry’s voice is heard in Salem
Dairyman makes sure industry’s voice is heard in Salem
Chad Allen earned his bachelor’s degree in animal science from Oregon State University, but he jokes that, considering his public activities, he might have been better served getting a political science or communications degree.
Cheesemaker teaches old-world techniques
Cheesemaker teaches old-world techniques
During her beginner classes, Gayle Starbuck guides students through a handful of recipes ranging from queso fresco to creamy French-style feta that’s marinated with oils, olives and raisins.
Regulations rile California dairyman
Regulations rile California dairyman
The challenges are some of the reasons fewer people are going into dairy than in the past.
To add value, dairy farmers say, ‘Cheese’
To add value, dairy farmers say, ‘Cheese’
Rosecrest Farm cheeses are served in the Space Needle restaurant, and Fairmont Olympic Hotel in Seattle.
Three generations work together on dairy
Three generations work together on dairy
Farm transitions from generation to generation.
A day with a dairy vet: Ben Wustenberg
A day with a dairy vet: Ben Wustenberg
Ben Wustenberg’s father is a veterinarian, and so is his wife.