Born of a noble idea, dairy cooperatives let farmers join forces to get a good price for their milk and stand up to powerful interests. Now the coops are powerful, huge, and squeezing the farmers that ostensibly own them.
Turns out letting “efficient” monopolies control our food supply was a terrible idea.
How America’s biggest dairy co-op is trying to become even bigger.
Forget Trump’s tariffs. Big Ag is driving a new farm crisis.