Small, Family-Owned, Organic Dairy Farms Fight To Stay In Business

Small family operated dairy farms with cows freely grazing on verdant pastures are going out of business as large confined animal operations with thousands of animals lined up in assembly-line fashion are expanding into the organic market. Many traditional small-scale organic farmers are determined to fight back against the industry transformation by appealing to consumers

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82% of US households are purchasing organic products

According to a recent report by the Organic Trade Association (OTA) 82% of US households are now purchasing organic products. The study looked at organic purchases by households on a state-by-state level. 82.3 percent of 100,000 households participating in the nationally representative Nielsen study conducted in 2015 and 2016 reported purchasing organic products on a regular basis throughout

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