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Last updated 1:56PM ET
December 14, 2017
WFCR Local Features
WFCR Local Features
Dairy Farmers Facing Hard Times
(2007-07-25)
(wfcr) - Next week in amherst, a state appointed "dairy task force" will meet to address some of the dire financial issues massachusetts dairy farmers are facing. The price of conventional milk is unpredictable, and the costs of farming are rising. Some farmers are being forced to sell their cows and equipment, and shut down. Yesterday we heard from dairy farmers who are choosing to go organic in order to stay in business. But not everyone can or is willing to do that, as eporter Francesca Rheannon found out. © Copyright 2017, wfcr