Why More Farmers Are Making The Switch To Grass-Fed Meat And Dairy

Via Courtesy of Maple Hill Creamery

Via Courtesy of Maple Hill Creamery

Grass-fed milk can fetch up two-and-a-half times the price of conventional milk. Another factor is the squeeze that conventional dairy farmers have felt as the price of grain they feed their cows has gone up, tightening their profit margins. By replacing expensive grain feed with regenerative management practices — grazing animals on grasses coaxed from the pastureland’s latent seed bank, and fertilized by the cows’ own manure — grass-fed farmers are completely insulated from spikes in the price of feed.

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