Minnesota Dairy Farmer Proposes Plan For Fair Wage Milk

The year 2020 was anticipated to bring relief for farmers who had faced more than five years of downward trends, but the coronavirus delivered another hit to the dairy industry.

Dairy sales to restaurants, schools, and hospitality businesses plummeted, bring prices to levels that may be unprofitable for farmers this spring who need to prepare for planting input costs.

Before the COVID-19 pandemic hit American soil, one Minnesota dairy farmer theorized a plan to help the small players in the industry.

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