Got milk? America's dairy crisis

"It's really sad to see this piece of America go away." This week, we follow the Voelker family as they sell off their dairy cows and shut down their farm. Why is the US milk industry in crisis and how are consumer choices impacting farmers? #CutThroughTheNoise

Posted by BBC News on Thursday, August 15, 2019

America’s dairy crisis affects farm all across the country

· August 19, 2019

Anyone in the dairy industry can tell you that the past few years have been some of the toughest for dairy farmers. BBC News does a great job breaking down the current dairy crisis that is sweeping our nation. In this video, BBC News follows the Voelker family as they sell of their dairy cows and shut down their farm.

It’s really sad to see this piece of America go away. Dairy farmers don’t mind the hard work, but when you don’t have the prices to support your business, you are digging deeper into debt. 


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