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Cow burps: The environmental hazard.

Feb 25, 2014
Belching cattle are a larger source of methane gas emissions than natural gas drilling.
Posted In: cows, cattle, EPA

Poop power: A new generation of companies bet on a different renewable energy (Infographic)

Jun 12, 2013
It's been tried before, but a new generation of companies is hoping that manure will become the next solar.
Posted In: renewable energy, electricity, cows

Rising milk prices affect foods from pizza to nachos

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.
Posted In: milk, cheese, cows, dairy, food costs

What are your cows eating? Cookies, ice cream, and more...

Sep 24, 2012
The Midwest drought has withered the nation's corn crop and pushed prices up. Now, the market for alternative feed for cattle is skyrocketing -- sending farmers scrambling for cheaper alternatives, like gummy worms and ice cream sprinkles.
Posted In: corn, animal feed, cows, cattle, farmers, candy

As corn prices rise, farmers add candy to cows' feed

Sep 24, 2012
Substitutes for expensive corn feed range from the unprocessed -- straw and cottonseed hulls -- to a teenager's diet -- ice cream, chocolate and gummy worms.
Posted In: cows, corn, animal feed

Cattle futures bounce back despite case of Mad Cow

Apr 25, 2012
The case of Mad Cow in California put a few South Korean retailers off of buying U.S. beef temporarily. But Canadian and Japanese importers haven't flinched.
Posted In: Agriculture, mad cow disease, cows, cattle

Mad Cow disease detected in California dairy cow

Apr 24, 2012
It's the fourth such cow found in the U.S. food chain in the past nine years, but the U.S. Department of Agriculture says there's no reason consumers should worry.
Posted In: Agriculture, cows

Weird weather vexes alfalfa farmers

Apr 13, 2012
A warm winter followed by frosts has Wisconsin farmers confused about when to harvest alfalfa. It’s the main food source for dairy cows.
Posted In: Agriculture, farming, alfalfa, crop, cows

Milk: Cheaper by the gallon

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.
Posted In: milk, commodities, cows

Use your Amex card, get a make believe cow

Nov 30, 2010
Is this even a technology story? I don't know. Whenever Zynga and Farmville and make believe cows get involved, I get all dizzy and disoriented. So...
Posted In: business, cows, farmville, games, sorrow, zynga

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