Department of Duh! – Dairy Division
Breaking: Cows are healthier when they eat things cows naturally eat, instead of things chosen solely for the convenience of people.
Why are we suddenly hearing about this remarkable finding? One of the health benefits of feeding cows this “new” diet is that they aren’t as gassy. The gas in question (methane) is a powerful global warmer, and any chance to reduce warming gasses without irking the energy industry is bound to get ink.
Here’s the story from today’s New York Times: Greening the Herds: A New Diet to Cap Gas.