Udderly Ridiculous! Thanks, Monsanto!

Back in my day, dairy cows could live to be 20 years old.  Today they’re lucky if they make it to their 5th birthday. Back in my day, milk was a primary staple in the American home.  It was known to be healthy and our children were encouraged to drink lots of it for the…

Got (Imported) Milk?

In 1985  Congress authorized the “Dairy Termination Program” – a more transparent description than “herd retirement.”  The government  removed a staggering 12 billion pounds of milk from the US supply over an 18-month period, and the USDA took “bids” from farmers on how much they were willing to be paid to slaughter their cows so…