Could you take a 30% cut in pay? Dairy farmers have taken that cut, or more, but still work hard to put wholesome food on our tables.The dairy crisis is real, folks, not only in Wisconsin, but across the USA. If you eat, you have a connection to this crisis. Milk prices are very low, making our dairy farmers face things such as not being able to pay the mortgage, pay monthly bills, or even feed their own families. That pay price has been declining for 4 years and economists a
Today I got back from a great experience with the Wisconsin Farmers Union. As you may or may not know, 20 Wisconsin active and retired dairy farmers, media representatives, and WFU staff started our 18 hour journey to Albany, New York to a Dairy Summit hosted by Agri-Mark. We also managed to pick up 5 people in Michigan and the Ohio Farmers Union President Joe Logan. We had some conversations and activities on the way, including singing and discussing why everyone was going.