Sep 24, 2013 California's pricing system for milk gives cheese makers the lowest price for milk -- a holdover from the Depression era, when making cheese was a way to use up surplus milk. But now cheese makers are dairies' biggest customers, and still get the low price.
Oct 10, 2012 Many dairy farmers culled their herds because of high feed prices caused by the drought, reducing the supply of milk. Price increases will flow through many food products beyond a carton of milk.
Sep 7, 2012 Americans are drinking less milk as sports drinks, water and other beverages pour it on.
Aug 27, 2012 An alarming amount of the food we produce is never eaten. It’s a huge waste of land, water, labor, fuel and other resources. How to limit the losses? That depends on where we live.
Aug 27, 2012 Where food is cheap and plentiful, consumers are the biggest wasters -- whether at home, in restaurants or at school. But how much of this waste is preventable?
Jun 13, 2012 As the costs of running a farm rise, farmers are getting paid less for their milk. That's forcing some farmers to get bigger or auction off their cows.
Mar 13, 2012 Dairy products prices are falling in the U.S. worldwide. What’s behind the fall in milk prices? Bigger herds and warmer winter weather.
Apr 29, 2010 The National Milk Producers Federation is very protective about the use of the word "milk." USA Today reports they've written the FDA for the sec...
Aug 18, 2008 From an op-ed piece by Tyler Cowen in The New York Times....