Separation of church and farmer. When a family decided to build a dairy in rural Indiana, a church camp facility a half mile downwind took them to court, citing: The dairy impinged on freedom of worship.
Dwight Raber, of Raber Dairy Farms in northeast Ohio's Stark County says he can no longer make a living by milking cows. State statistics show the number of dairy farms in Ohio dropped to fewer than 2,000.
As portions of the U.S. endure scorching drought, livestock owners struggle to locate feed supplies. Missouri, Arkansas, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, Louisiana and several more western states range from D0 to D4.
Producers Worry About Lack Of Feed and Bedding Come Fall
AgDay National Reporter Betsy Jibben talks with John Metzger, a dairy farmer from Kimmell, Indiana and Marcelo Oberto, an independent dairy consultant.