Once the calves reach three months of age or older they need less milk and rely mainly on solid food.
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At a time of profound hardship in the dairy industry, the few farmers optimistic enough to start new cow dairies are going the route of organic dairy. The name of Clover Bliss Farm refers to the contentment its abundant pastures bring to its bovine residents. It also sums up the aspirations that dairy farmers Chris […]
By Bernarr Macfadden Editor’s note: This is an excerpt from an Acres U.S.A. title, The Miracle of Milk, by Bernarr Macfadden. Copyright 2011, softcover, 118 pages. Normal price: $12.95. One of the most outstanding effects of the full milk diet is the marvelous effect the ingestion of this large amount of fluid has upon the […]
Maybe it’s a chance remark heard from a fellow farmer or an epiphany that comes while attending a farming conference. It lands on fertile ground and a way of looking at things, a way of being in the world, shifts. For Evan Showalter a book his father picked up — Gary Zimmer’s The Biological Farmer […]
Soil Scientist, Author Joseph Heckman Examines the State of Raw Milk Dairying & Challenges to Consumer Choice Joseph Heckman, Ph.D. is a tireless advocate for common sense and good science regarding producing, selling and drinking fresh, unprocessed milk. A professor of soil science at Rutgers University, he teaches courses in soil fertility and organic crop […]
A2 milk: The difference between beta-caseins A1 and A2 is a single amino acid. A2 has the amino acid proline at position 67 in its strand of 209 amino acids that form the protein, whereas A1 has the amino acid histidine at position 67.