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flipping

flipping  n.— «Those wetlands that remained were often tracts of infertile, troublesome land such as the West Coast pakihi swamps. Yet today even these are under pressure. Mechanical diggers are now used to smash the buried, impervious...

long day lighting

long day lighting  n.— «In regards to dairy farms, Reisenauer indicated many operators are doing a practice called “long day lighting” in which cows are exposed to 16-18 hours of light a day, year round, relying on a combination of natural...

rape rack

rape rack  n.— «Cows who are strapped into what the dairy industry calls a “rape rack” and artificially inseminated each year so they will give milk.» —“I Think; Therefore, I Don’t Eat Meat” by Mark Hawthorne OpEdNews...

flake

flake  n.— «A flake of hay is about 20 lbs so each cow would get about a 1⁄4 of a flake.» —“Feeding” by School of Veterinary Medicine in University of Wisconsin-Madison SVM Dairy Teaching Herd—Employee...

swampbuster

swampbuster  n.— «Added to the “sodbuster” penalties were new “swampbuster” provisions applying the same sanctions to farmers who drain wetlands to plant crops.» —“Dairy, Soil Plans OK’d; Grain Policies...

ghetto latte

ghetto latte n. a purchased espresso to which is added a free dairy condiment such as milk, half-and-half, or whitener. Editorial Note: Ghetto as an adjective meaning “fake, imitative, improvised, shoddy” has been used for at least nine...