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By Associated Press
According to the Natural Resources Defense Council, about 204 million pounds of turkey meat will be thrown away this Thanksgiving. That’s an estimated $293 million worth. As we continue our look at innovative solutions to food waste across the country,…
By Allison Aubrey, NPR
An increasing variety of beverages, including teas and sodas, has hurt milk consumption. So have protein bars and other on-the-go breakfasts, which take the place of a morning bowl of cereal.
By Michelle Chapman, Dee-Ann Durbin, Associated Press
As Americans consume less milk and turmoil in international markets challenges the country's dairy industry, many dairy farmers are struggling to stay afloat. In 2018, more than 2,700 dairy farms in the U.S. went out of business, with nearly a…
By Hari Sreenivasan, Mori Rothman, Michael D. Regan
Agents for Change
Mexicans who come to the U.S. seeking employment often leave their loved ones and culture behind. In Wisconsin, a nonprofit helps connect American farmers with their migrant employees through language and cultural education. Some of the farmers travel to Mexico…
By Fred de Sam Lazaro
The House has advanced a farm bill that would cost $867 billion over the next 10 years in a combination of subsidies and protections intended to support and stabilize American farmers. The legislation would boost assistance for dairy farmers, prevent…
The Trump administration's tariffs against China and Mexico have sparked retaliation by both countries on American agriculture. As a result, dairy producers have experienced a painful drop in demand, but many hope a promised $12 billion bailout will improve business…
Could a Surplus of California Milk Fulfill China's Cheese Needs?…
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