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Opinion: Feeding Insects to Cows Could Make Meat and Dairy More Sustainable

Feeding insects instead of grain to animals is an inexpensive, sustainable way to increase the... (more)

Merritt Drewery
Meet the Modern Farmer Turning Manure Into Water

Why one Texas dairy farmer is going all in on cow waste.

Emily Baron Cadloff
June 18, 2022
Yes, the Government Really Does Stash Billions of Pounds of Cheese in...

The USDA has kept cheese and other dairy products in cold-storage caves for decades. But... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
May 25, 2022
Can Biodigesters Save America’s Small Dairy Farms?

The sustainable technology presents an opportunity to turn cow manure and food waste into renewable... (more)

Anne N. Connor
May 16, 2022
The Demand for Dairy Semen Is Drying Up

Dairy semen sales have slumped to a 17 year low as more farmers start raising... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
April 8, 2022
Can the Northeast’s Organic Dairy Farms Be Saved?

More than 100 organic dairy farms abruptly lost their contracts last year. Six months later,... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
April 4, 2022
Opinion: Cow’s Milk Without the Cow? How Cellular Agriculture Could Change the...

Technological changes that eliminate the need for livestock will likely disrupt the dairy industry as... (more)

Evan Bowness, Robert Newell and Sarah-Louise Ruder
February 27, 2022
Northeast Organic Dairy Farmers May Get Squeezed Out of Business

The affected farms are taking a major hit after Danone, which owns Horizon Organic, terminated... (more)

Catie Joyce-Bulay
November 8, 2021
The Unique Struggle of Running a Sheep Dairy in America

There are fewer than 200 sheep dairies in the US. Due to a lack of... (more)

Christine Clark
September 27, 2021
USDA to Reimburse Dairy Producers for Pandemic-Related Losses

This week, USDA chief Tom Vilsack announced significant financial help to dairy producers who have... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
August 21, 2021
Smoke From Wildfires Can Impact Dairy Cows’ Milk Production

Wildfires have always been a fact of life in parts of the American West, but... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
August 20, 2021