Farmers continue to weather the extremes of 2020. From drought, derecho and wildfires, to a sudden loss in demand, 2020 is proving to be an obstacle course for agriculture. Here are the mental health signs to watch.
The United States Department of Agriculture just released its estimate of dairy product consumption on a per capita basis, showing dairy product use climbed 7 pounds in 2019. That’s just over a 1% increase from 2018.
With the government cheese buying program and the Food for Families program back on through the end of 2020, milk prices are again starting to rally. But could the 1% jump in milk production slash those prices?