According to the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection, 497 dairy farms have called it quits year-to-date. While Wisconsin is a big dairy state, operations are closing throughout the U.S.
Livestock groups strongly support bipartisan legislation reintroduced last week by Sens. John Hoeven, R-ND, and Michael Bennet, D-CO, to reform U.S. DOT Hours of Service and Electronic Logging Device regulations.