How the West made cheeseburgers cheap

Thompson, Jonathan
August 2009
High Country News;8/31/2009, Vol. 41 Issue 15, p2
The author reflects on how the operations of dairies have changed in the Western region of the U.S. It notes that there has been a huge shift in the means and location of milk production which is the solution for the objective of higher profit. According to the author, milk production in the West have doubled over the last 20 years' duration and are produced by immigrant laborers. The scenario is evidence that the region is leading the milk production industrialization.


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