2009 CVM News: Does organic mean healthy for dairy cows?
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This news item is about: A $1 million USDA grant will explore the animal health and welfare of dairy cows on organic farms. Organic food has traditionally been associated with a certain subculture: granola, health food, and Birkenstocks. In the 20th century, though, a growing number of people began to question the effects of widespread fertilizer and pesticide use on rivers and animal species, including humans, and a movement toward increased production and consumption of organic food ensued.
Cornell University, College of Veterinary Medicine
Cornell University. College of Veterinary Medicine -- Periodicals.