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.
What makes some farms targets for undercover activists? What should I tell my neighbor about African Swine Fever? These questions and more are answered on episode 2 of Overhe(a)rd, the Farm Journal Livestock podcast.
As Hurricane Irma barreled toward Florida in early September, she threatened to starve thousands of dairy cows by delaying the “grain train” – two dozen freight cars of feed commodities bound for Lake Okeechobee.