Lilah began dairying in partnership with her husband, Alan, in 1989. Together with their two daughters and son, they milk 80 dairy cows and own and operate 5,000 acres. Additionally, the Krebs raise 350 beef cows and 160 sheep. Lilah is active in the industry, serving as a director on several boards, including American Dairy Association of the Midwest and North Dakota Beef Promotion Commission, where she promotes the beef side of dairy. Lilah received the North Dakota Milk Producers Association Merit Award in 2014.