Milk price sees a-maize-ing hike
Only the New York Daily News could write such an appalling headline and of course we repeat it. The price of milk in New York State rose to $ 3.54 per gallon today, up 20% since the end of last year, in a season where milk prices usually drop because of excess production.
"Economists say the situation is fueled in part by the demand for clean-burning ethanol, which is made from corn, the primary feed for dairy cattle. When farmers feed their cows less corn, milk production falls."- We are putting food in our gas tanks instead of our kids.