The Weird Thing Farmers Are Feeding Cows Instead Of Corn

08/23/2012 08:34 am ET | Updated Oct 23, 2012
  • Ricardo Lopez Los Angeles Times

The worst drought in decades has destroyed more than half the U.S. corn crop, pushing prices to record levels and squeezing livestock owners as they struggle to feed their herds.

To cope, one Kentucky cattle farmer has turned to a child-tested way to fatten his 1,400 cows: candy.

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