Corn crops were decimated by a severe drought last summer, pushing prices to a precipitous high. So farmers have had to get creative about what they feed their cattle. Some common solutions: chocolate bars, rainbow sprinkles, gummy worms, and, yes, cookies.
I hope these cattlemen realize that there’s plenty of corn in gummy worms and rainbow sprinkles. This a clever stop-gap measure, but certainly not sustainable.
When Corn Costs Soar, Let Cows Eat Cake (Wired Magazine)