North Carolina milk inspectors showed excessive lenience by not penalizing dairy farmers, processors and transporters after finding hundreds of sanitation violations, many of them repeat problems, a state report released Wednesday said.
Growers and dairies lobby for a path to legalization for the undocumented workers who power their businesses.
USDA chief says NAFTA benefits farmers but adjustments needed.
More than two dozen protesters on Monday showed support for two immigrant dairy farmers arrested after marching to a Ben & Jerry's factory to call for better pay and living conditions on farms that provide milk to the ice cream maker.
Scores of dairy farm workers and activists marched Saturday on a Ben & Jerry's factory to push for better pay and living conditions on farms that provide milk for the ice cream maker that takes pride in its social activism.
China is already our #3 buyer of dairy products, behind Mexico and Canada.
Galliker’s Dairy Co. will stop purchasing milk from 11 dairy farms because of an oversupply of milk.
With 4,000 animals arriving on 60 flights, a Doha businessman is creating a local dairy industry.
A northwestern Wisconsin county and a state agency will go to court over a local ordinance that would place more restrictions on large-scale farms to protect water quality.
The pork industry is pursuing one common goal in the 2018 farm bill. It wants money set aside to create, store and supply a foot-and-mouth disease vaccine. An outbreak wouldn’t just affect production or trade, but could become a food security issue.
From 1939 to 1959, the number of milk cows in the county went from 16,900 to 27,500. But the amount of milk produced in Greene County, Tenn. in 1959 was the same amount produced here in 2007 — when the number of milk cows had been slashed to about 5,000.
In a Kansas meat packing town immigrants are being offered free translators for driving exams through a volunteer program.
A cattle farmer in western North Carolina has been sentenced for dumping cow poop in a river.
Cleaning calf pens goes beyond removing bedding to cleaning floors to remove biofilms that harbor bacteria.
Changing manure handling systems has helped drop costs considerably at a Kansas dairy.
Time-lapse cameras are proving to be invaluable tools to monitor feed bunks to show when feed is actually delivered, how often feed is being pushed up and how long bunks are empty.
Research suggests it pays in more growthy calves.
Despite an April All-Milk Price of $16.50, down 80¢/cwt from March, the April milk-feed margin was still $8.55 and the March/April margin came in at $8.95, reports the United States Department of Agriculture.
There will still be a few pockets here and there in the Midwest and possibly in Idaho, but for the most part, rBST will fade into history—driven there by ignorance, misinformation and fear.