FAIRFIELD, Iowa — Small family operated dairy farms with cows freely grazing on verdant pastures are going out business as large confined animal operations with thousands of animals lined up in assembly-line fashion are expanding into the organic market.

SUN VALLEY — The Idaho Milk Processors Association has awarded scholarships to seven U.S. college students studying food or dairy science for 2018.

BROOKLYN, Iowa — For years, the young man from Mexico presented himself as a legal U.S. resident and reliable worker at a family dairy farm in small town Iowa, his employer said.

SUN VALLEY — A team of food science students from Brigham Young University won the 2018 Idaho Milk Processors Association new product competition Saturday.