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Dairy Farmers

Jerry Nelson on Feeding the Machine, Husband Training and Getting a Book Deal With a Great Publisher

David Henry Sterry | Posted 05.02.2016 | Books
David Henry Sterry

We've been to the South Dakota Festival of Books twice so far, and we have now discovered two amazing writers who came to the festival without a book deal.

In the Hour Late

Jon Horford | Posted 10.22.2015 | Arts
Jon Horford

A weekly blog intended to share and preserve the most valued life lessons from the minds of the most experienced among us. The "hour late" represents the later stages of life. I will be speaking with people in their 70s and older, to find out what they think is important and worth passing on to future generations.

Alissa Scheller

Here's What Raw Milk Advocates Forget To Mention

HuffingtonPost.com | Alissa Scheller | Posted 04.10.2014 | Healthy Living

The chance of getting sick from drinking raw milk or products made from it is 150 times greater than from pasteurized milk, but that isn't stopping a ...

Epic Milk Controversy Comes To Disappointingly Predictable End

Reuters | Posted 03.25.2013 | Business

By Andrew Longstreth NEW YORK, Jan 22 (Reuters) - The Dairy Farmers of America, a large marketing cooperative, and four other defendan...

Milk Industry In 'Crisis'

Posted 12.11.2012 | Money

The milk industry is in crisis. Dairy farmers, milk processors and grocery chains are fretting as fewer and fewer Americans drink milk, the Wall S...

Governor Cuomo: Meet the Disturbing Reality of Dairy Farms

Jenny Brown | Posted 10.27.2012 | Green
Jenny Brown

Whether a dairy farm keeps fifty cows or five thousand, as long as animals are commodities, problems abound. To put a face on this, I'd like to introduce the governor to just one of the victims of a "small, local" dairy farm who now lives at our sanctuary.

Massive Gas Bubbles Sprout From Manure On Dairy Farms

The Wall Street Journal | LAUREN ETTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WINCHESTER, Ind.--Like many of his neighbors, farmer Tony Goltstein has to deal with the aftermath of the dairy bubble. But besides his mounting fi...

Vermont's Pictureqsue Dairy Farms Have A High Human Cost

The Atlantic | Barry Estabrook | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Vermont likes to promote itself as a verdant, wholesome state with picturesque black and white Holsteins grazing on hillside pastures. But the postcar...

U.S. Farmers See Their Income Plunge 38% As Recession Grips Agriculture

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

After some of the most profitable years in a generation, American farmers have seen their incomes dwindle as the recession begins to weigh on food pri...