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Study: Milk Quality is Higher on Larger Farms in Wisconsin.

Research conducted by a former food science professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison shows that the state’s larger dairy operations tend to put out a higher quality product than smaller farms.
Steve Ingham says he looked at milk quality data from over 14,500 dairies around Wisconsin–of which 14,591 were classified as small farms with fewer than 118 cows; 1,565 had between 119-713 cattle; and 160 milked more than 714 cattle.
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Extensive Use of Antibiotics in Agriculture Creating Public Health Crisis, Study Shows

Citing an overabundance in the use of antibiotics by the agriculture and aquaculture industries that poses a threat to public health, economics professor Aidan Hollis has proposed a solution in the form of user fees on the non-human use of antibiotics

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