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Dairies Going Broke Due To High Feed Costs, Low Milk Prices

AP | GOSIA WOZNIACKA | Posted 10.01.2012 | Home

HANFORD, Calif. -- In nearly six decades of running a dairy in central California, Mary Cameron made a name for herself in a male-dominated industry: ...

I Found - And Read - A Stranger's Diary

Emma Orlow | Posted 11.19.2012 | Teen
Emma Orlow

It seemed odd that someone would donate this diary (complete with name, address, and school) to a stranger. I had stumbled upon a historic document about a suburban teenager from who-knows-when.

Dairies Pamper Cows With Massages, Waterbeds

AP | DINESH RAMDE | Posted 07.29.2012 | Home

CHILTON, Wis. — Lucky, a 7-year-old dairy cow, had been walking with a limp for several weeks when veterinarian Sara Gilbertson was called. Inst...

Small Dairies Go Under As Milk Prices Sink Again

AP | LISA RATHKE | Posted 05.23.2012 | Home

PLAINFIELD, Vt. -- The MacLaren brothers are third-generation dairy farmers, but they will likely be the last in their family. After working all thei...

Spilled Milk: The Trouble With U.S. Dairies

The Kitchn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

"A Tale of Two Dairies," Barry Estabrook's heartbreaking article about the U.S. dairy system, begins with the suicide of a small dairy farmer. With mi...

California Dairy Farmers' Discontent A Cash Cow? Western States Think So

AP | MICHAEL J. CRUMB | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DES MOINES, Iowa — The number of dairies in California has plummeted by more than 500 in the past decade, with many moving to other states entic...

Is Eli Lilly Milking Cancer by Promoting and Treating It?

Jeffrey Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jeffrey Smith

Would Eli Lilly consciously risk our health just to increase their profit? What kind of company are they, and can we trust them with our food?