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Dairy dysfunction: alumni author tells story of the milk industry

By Rebecca Downing on February 11, 2013

In the current issue of the Colgate Scene, we take a deep dive into milk.

We all heard about the fiscal cliff ad nauseum, but did you know the dairy industry has been teetering on a cliff of its own? And that farmers are bearing the brunt of all the dysfunction?

How could it be that such honest, hardworking people could produce a nutritious food almost everyone consumes, and do it well, yet lose money?

Kirk Kardashian ’00, author of Milk Money: Cash, Cows, and the Death of the American Dairy Farm, has the scoop. Read his article here.


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