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May 18, 2015


Andy Daniels

California Drought Not A Midwest Windfall

Things were different fifty-years-ago when fruit and vegetable production was a larger part of Midwest farming. Now it’s all about corn and soybeans.

March 19, 2015


milk shelf

Coca-Cola ‘Simplifies’ Milk In A Bid To Boost Profits

Coca-cola has seen its profits tumble in developed nations and instability in its developing markets. So what is a soda giant to do?

February 12, 2015


urban farm in edmonton

Tour The World Of Urban Farms, Trouble At Dairies, B-Sprouts

We go around the world of urban gardens with Jennifer Cockrall-King. Harvest Public Media has two stories about dairy. Brussels spouts plus polenta on the menu.

February 11, 2015


pouring raw milk

To Limit Sales, States Propose Legalizing Raw Milk

Despite health warnings, some states have proposed legalizing raw milk sales in order to impose strict regulations on the risky - and growing - market.

February 9, 2015


dairy operation

Without Immigration Fix, Dairies Struggle To Find Employees

Finding workers to don coveralls, muck boots and endure the occasional splash of manure, or spritz of urine is not as simple as putting an ad in the newspaper.

December 24, 2014


making mozzarella

DIY Cheese, New Ground Farm, Colo. Ranch Run By Nuns

Make butter and paneer with Robyn Morton. Mozzarella is a bit trickier. Mike Record works to get his small farm certified organic. Benedictine nuns raise cows.

July 30, 2014


ice cream sandwich

If It Doesn’t Melt, Is It Still Considered Ice Cream?

A Cincinnati woman was alarmed to discover the ice cream she serves her family doesn't melt. How does the FDA define "ice cream" anyway?

May 9, 2014


An Asian cow walking on a beach

Got The Wrong Milk?

Many people who claim to be lactose intolerant could be struggling with something else found only in milk from European cows.

March 14, 2014


dairy truck

Padlock The Milk! FDA’s Push To Safeguard The Food Supply

Should a toxin be injected somewhere along the supply chain for liquids like orange juice or milk, experts believe it could have devastating consequences.

February 11, 2014

Tough Times 


Changing Dairy Industry Leaves Some Farmers In The Dust

The dairy industry is more efficient than ever, but ramping up production is costly and often out of reach for some small dairies.

January 8, 2014

No to Trans Fats 

stick of butter on a plate

Better With Butter: Consumption Reaches 40-Year High

In the past decade alone, butter consumption jumped 25 percent as Americans limit their intake of trans fats.

December 18, 2013

New Beginning? 

Sanlu Headquarters

Chinese Brand Involved In Melamine Scandal Goes Organic

Under new ownership, Sanlu is attempting to rebrand with organic grains. The question is will Chinese consumers buy in?

December 12, 2013

Got Milk? 

milk bottles on door step

Organic Milk Higher In ‘Heart Healthy’ Fatty Acids

A new study has found organic milk is higher in omega-3 fatty acids than conventional milk, but not everyone considers it a health breakthrough.

December 5, 2013

Farm Bill Fiasco 


Danger Ahead: Another ‘Dairy Cliff’

Doubling dairy prices loom as Congress makes its way back into session to focus on a myriad of issues, including the farm bill.

January 25, 2013

Money Doesn't Grow On Cows 

Foil top of a milk bottle, reading

Dairy Farmers, Co-op Settle Out Of Court

Dairy Farmers of America has agreed to pay a $158 million settlement to avoid going to trial, but farmers and critics aren't satisfied.

December 31, 2012

Eleventh-Hour Deal? 

A gallon-sized milk jug full of coins.

Committee Leaders Agree To One-Year Farm Bill Extension

The Agriculture Committees of both chambers have agreed to a one-year farm bill extension, but House leadership is reluctant to bring it to floor.

December 29, 2012


United States Capitol rotunda flag

Farm Bill: No News Not Necessarily Good News

As of Saturday morning, no resolution had been reached on a new federal Farm Bill. Time is running out.

December 14, 2012

Got Milk? 

A brown cow with both ears tagged sniffs curiously at the camera lens.

Sales Slump And Lack Of Farm Bill Threaten Dairy Industry

A downward trend in milk consumption and the specter of a lapsed farm bill have the dairy industry worried.

August 31, 2012

Got Milk? 

large ceramic cow

Kansas Welcomes The (Big) Dairy Business

Kansas departments Commerce and Agriculture have been touting the state at dairy conventions, press conferences, and on their websites.

June 8, 2012

Healthy Or Harmful? 


BOAH Holds Public Comment Period on Raw Milk Sales

Indiana’s State Board of Animal Health has launched a website where the public can share their opinions on whether raw milk should be sold in Indiana.

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