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How A Cheese Factory Can Change A Colorado Landscape

A curious Brown Swiss dairy cow peers over Casey DeHaan's rotary parlour outside Ault, Colo. (Luke Runyon/Harvest Public Media)
A curious Brown Swiss dairy cow peers over Casey DeHaan's rotary parlour outside Ault, Colo. (Luke Runyon/Harvest Public Media)

When a big dairy or meatpacking company comes into a Midwest city to build a factory, it doesn’t just bring in new jobs and industry. Farmers change what they grow, expand their herds, and buy new land. That can literally change the surrounding landscape.

Luke Runyon of Here & Now contributor Harvest Public Media reports on the expansion of a Leprino’s factory in Northern Colorado.

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