Almost every week the number of farmers who have been left without a home for their milk grows. This time, 52 farmers in New York are being released by Marcus Dairy, a fluid milk processor in Danbury, Conn.
Directly shipping their milk to military bases across the state, a new federal proposal would require the cooperative to send bottles of milk to a warehouse in Virginia before shipping the products back to New York.
Senator Charles Schumer is going to bat for American dairy farmers when it comes to renegotiating NAFTA and he believes Canada is putting up a “Dairy Wall” with its policies upending the global dairy market.
A Farm Journal survey found nearly half of farmers have reservations about allowing sales reps and other input suppliers on farms, and some in agriculture think it's changing the way agriculture does business.