Do you know where your milk comes from? Delve into the world of modern dairy farming: learn the history of factory farming, where the industry is heading, and how it could affect your wallet.
As dairy farmers in the United States struggle to make a living, a new kind of operation has taken hold — one that puts animal welfare and small-scale operations at the heart of the business. It’s an experiment in progress, but during visits to a number of upstate New York operations, there were signs that this “new milk” could be a viable way forward. The lingering question is: Will consumers pay more to know where their milk comes from?
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