Struggling Dairy Farmers Push for Control of Milk Supply

Some dairy farmers advocated Tuesday for controlling the supply of milk to increase prices as producers and officials discussed how to support the struggling industry at a two-day summit.

Oversupply of Milk Continues to Erode Farmers’ Bottom Line

February 19, 2019 Hope Kirwan, WPR

Increased trucking costs for Wisconsin dairy farmers is the latest symptom of an oversupply of milk.

Food Banks Are Overflowing With Milk

February 18, 2019 Lulu Garcia-Navarro, NPR

Food banks in the United States are overflowing with it, but that’s not necessarily a good thing. The cause of the oversupply is the U.S.’s trade disputes. The federal government has been buying up surplus milk to help out dairy farmers hurt by the trade wars, which has led to the glut at food banks.